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State Summary: Nebraska, 2016 Annual Report
Nebraska
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High incidence of pertussis
Highlights
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 18% from 18.3% to 15.0% of children.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months decreased 8% from 80.2% to 73.8%
  • In the past four years, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 30% from 12.8% to 9.0%.
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 29% from 65.7 to 46.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, premature death increased 7% from 6,125 to 6,529 years lost per 100,000 population.
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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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