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State Summary: United States, 2016 Annual Report
United States
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: United States, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 15% from 12.2 to 14.0 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past three years, high school graduation increased 6% from 78.2% to 83.2% of students.
  • In the past four years, obesity increased 7% from 27.8% to 29.8% of adults.
  • In the past four years, smoking decreased 17% from 21.2% to 17.5% of adults.
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 7% from 21.1% to 19.7% of children.
  • In the past two years, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years increased 11% from 37.6% to 41.9%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years increased 30% from 21.6% to 28.1%.
  • In the past year, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 19% from 13.1% to 10.6% of population.
  • In the past year, public health funding increased 9% from $86 to $94 per person.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 13% from 57.6 to 49.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, cardiovascular deaths increased for the first time in America’s Health Rankings history from 250.8 to 251.7 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, premature death increased for the second consecutive year from 6,997 to 7,054 years lost per 100,000 population.
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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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