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State Summary: Texas, 2016 Annual Report
Texas
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High percentage of population without insurance
  • Lower number of primary care physicians
  • High prevalence of diabetes
Highlights
  • In the past year, smoking increased 5% from 14.5% to 15.2% of adults.
  • In the past five years, chlamydia incidence increased 16% from 427.4 to 496.1 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 21% from 33.9% to 40.9%
  • In the past 10 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 38% from 87.5 to 54.3 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, disparity in health status by education decreased 16% from 34.0% to 28.4%.
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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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