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State Summary: Missouri, 2016 Annual Report
Missouri
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Lower number of dentists
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 10% from 16.1% to 17.7% of adults.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 7% from 30.2% to 32.4% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 122% from 11.3% to 25.1%.
  • In the past eight years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 36% from 88.6 to 56.6 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past two years, diabetes increased 20% from 9.6% to 11.5% of adults.
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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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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