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State Summary: Kansas, 2016 Annual Report
Kansas
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 22% from 9.6 to 11.7 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 9% from 31.3% to 34.2% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 23% from 16.6% to 20.4% of children.
  • In the past two years, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 51% from 21.0% to 31.7%
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education decreased 6% from 29.1% to 27.3%.
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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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