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State Summary: Arkansas, 2017 Annual Report
Arkansas
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low incidence of pertussis
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Lower number of dentists
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 16% from 30.9% to 35.7% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 39% from 11.9 to 7.2 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 52% from 18.0% to 8.7% of the population
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 21% from 11.2% to 13.5% of adults
  • In the past seven years, premature death increased 2% from 9,786 to 9,972 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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