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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2016 Annual Report
Pennsylvania
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
  • High immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
Challenges
  • High rate of drug deaths
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 36% from 14.6 to 19.8 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 19% from 23.3% to 27.8% of adults.
  • In the past four years, smoking decreased 19% from 22.4% to 18.1% of adults.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 47% from 26.0% to 38.3%.
  • In the past year, diabetes decreased 7% from 11.2% to 10.4% of adults.
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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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