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State Summary: Georgia, 2016 Annual Report
Georgia
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low incidence of pertussis
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High percentage of population without insurance
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 16% from 23.6% to 27.3% of adults.
  • In the past 15 years, children in poverty increased 75% from 16.4% to 28.7% of children.
  • In the past year, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13 to 17 years increased 16% from 74.9% to 87.0%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 31% from 21.0% to 27.5%.
  • In the past year, infant mortality increased 9% from 6.6 to 7.2 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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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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