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State Summary: Illinois, 2016 Annual Report
Illinois
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High rate of cancer deaths
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 21% from 10.4 to 12.6 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 24% from 20.5% to 15.6% of children.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years decreased 16% from 47.7% to 40.2%
  • In the past year, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 25% from 11.2% to 8.4%.
  • In the past 10 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 35% from 86.4 to 55.8 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
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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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