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State Summary: New Mexico, 2016 Annual Report
New Mexico
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low rate of cancer deaths
Challenges
  • High rate of drug deaths
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High percentage of children in poverty
Highlights
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 8% from 19.1% to 17.5% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 73% from 23.3% to 40.3%.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months decreased 8% from 75.9% to 70.1%.
  • In the past eight years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 36% from 67.0 to 43.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, premature death increased 9% from 8,190 to 8,887 years lost per 100,000 population.
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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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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