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State Summary: California, 2016 Annual Report
California
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: California, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased 8% from 21.7% to 20.0% of adults.
  • Pertussis incidence is now 22.8 cases per 100,000 population.
  • From the previous edition, violent crime increased 6% from 402 to 426 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, Tdap immunization among adolescents ages 13 to 17 years decreased 6% from 87.7% to 82.5%.
  • Since the 1990 edition, premature death decreased 35% from 8,453 to 5,528 years lost per 100,000 population.
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The 2012–2016 data in the above graphs are not directly comparable with prior years. See Methodology for additional information.

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