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State Summary: Vermont, 2016 Annual Report
Vermont
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of population without insurance
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High rate of cancer deaths
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 17% from 19.0% to 22.2% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 50% from 11.5% to 17.3% of children.
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 60% from 11.1% to 4.4%.
  • In the past two years, low birthweight increased 15% from 6.2% to 7.1% of live births.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 10% from 43.2 to 38.8 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
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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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