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State Summary: Colorado, 2016 Annual Report
Colorado
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 16% from 17.2% to 14.5% of children.
  • In the past year, chlamydia incidence increased 6% from 393.0 to 415.0 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 69% from 21.9% to 37.1%.
  • In the past 15 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 49% from 63.0 to 32.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, cardiovascular deaths increased 2% from 196.2 to 199.3 deaths 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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