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State Summary: Connecticut, 2016 Annual Report
Connecticut
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low incidence of infectious disease
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 44% from 10.5 to 15.1 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 14% from 20.6% to 23.5% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 20% from 12.3% to 14.8% of children.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 56% from 27.0% to 42.0%.
  • In the past nine years, cancer deaths decreased 9% from 191.2 to 173.2 deaths per 100,000 population.
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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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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