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State Summary: Alabama, 2017 Annual Report
Alabama
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High cardiovascular death rate
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 22% from 11.7 to 14.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 37% from 14.2 to 8.9 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, cardiovascular deaths increased 2% from 332.9 to 339.6 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, immunizations among children increased 9% from 70.6% to 77.3% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 24% from 11.8% to 14.6% of adults
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