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State Summary: Colorado, 2017 Annual Report
Colorado
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • High incidence of pertussis
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity increased 10% from 20.2% to 22.3% of adults
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 45% from 14.3% to 7.8% of the population
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 8% from 14.8 to 16.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, infant mortality decreased 23% from 6.1 to 4.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • In the past two years, cardiovascular deaths increased 3% from 196.2 to 203.0 deaths per 100,000 population
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