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State Summary: New York, 2016 Annual Report
New York
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: New York, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
  • Low premature death rate
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High percentage of children in poverty
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 35% from 8.2 to 11.1 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, smoking increased 6% from 14.4% to 15.2% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 18% from 40.1% to 47.3%
  • In the past five years, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 46% from 14.5% to 7.9%.
  • In the past two years, disparity in health status by education decreased 27% from 35.3% to 25.7%.
WEBSITE: health.ny.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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