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State Summary: North Carolina, 2016 Annual Report
North Carolina
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High infant mortality rate
Highlights
  • In the past seven years, violent crime decreased 26% from 467 to 347 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years decreased 30% from 54.0% to 37.8%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 43% from 20.9% to 29.8%.
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 23% from 63.7 to 49.0 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education decreased 21% from 36.4% to 28.6%.
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.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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