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State Summary: North Dakota, 2016 Annual Report
North Dakota
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 31% from 12.0% to 15.7% of children.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 52% from 25.3% to 38.4%.
  • In the past four years, public health funding increased 68% from $78 to $131 per person.
  • In the past two years, disparity in health status by education increased 47% from 19.9% to 29.2%.
  • In the past three years, infant mortality decreased 14% from 6.5 to 5.6 deaths per 1,000 live births.
WEBSITE: health.nd.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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