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State Summary: Minnesota, 2016 Annual Report
Minnesota
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Minnesota, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low percentage of population without insurance
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 31% from 7.1 to 9.3 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 33% from 11.9% to 8.0% of children.
  • In the past year, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13 to 17 years increased 11% from 75.5% to 83.6%.
  • In the past eight years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 43% from 65.6 to 37.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education increased 4% from 24.6% to 25.7%.
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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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