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State Summary: Arizona, 2017 Annual Report
Arizona
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Arizona, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low preventable hospitalization rate
  • Low cardiovascular death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Lower number of mental health providers
Highlights
  • In the past two years, children in poverty decreased 19% from 28.5% to 23.1% of children
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 16% from 25.1% to 29.0% of adults
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 24% from 19.3% to 14.7% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 40% from 13.6 to 19.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 32% from 52.9 to 36.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
WEBSITE: azdhs.gov
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