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State Summary: California, 2017 Annual Report
California
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: California, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Higher number of dentists
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • Low immunization coverage among children
Highlights
  • In the past five years, air pollution decreased 24% from 15.3 to 11.7 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter, however, in the past year it increased 3%
  • In the past two years, immunizations among children decreased 16% from 77.9% to 65.3% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 59% from 19.6% to 8.0% of the population
  • In the past five years, chlamydia increased 21% from 403.8 to 487.5 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, premature death decreased 9% from 6,190 to 5,647 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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