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State Summary: Washington, 2016 Annual Report
Washington
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past four years, drug deaths decreased 13% from 15.9 to 13.8 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, meningococcal immunization among adolescents ages 13 to 17 years decreased 8% from 82.1% to 75.4%.
  • In the past year, immunizations among children ages 19 to 35 months increased 14% from 67.4% to 77.1%.
  • In the past two years, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 43% from 13.9% to 7.9%.
  • In the past year, diabetes decreased 6% from 8.9% to 8.4% 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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