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State Summary: Maine, 2016 Annual Report
Maine
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High infant mortality rate
Highlights
  • In the past two years, drug deaths increased 24% from 11.0 to 13.6 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 70% from 27.5% to 46.7%.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months decreased 15% from 84.7% to 71.8%.
  • In the past two years, low birthweight increased 15% from 6.6% to 7.6% of live births.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education increased 10% from 26.6% to 29.2%.
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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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