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State Summary: Utah, 2016 Annual Report
Utah
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low rate of cancer deaths
Challenges
  • High rate of drug deaths
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Lower number of primary care physicians
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 21% from 16.8% to 20.3% of adults.
  • In the past year, Salmonella incidence increased 13% from 11.3 to 12.8 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 60% from 12.4% to 19.9%.
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 22% from 36.7 to 28.8 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past two years, disparity in health status by education increased 14% from 26.5% to 30.3%.
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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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