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State Summary: Connecticut, 2017 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • High drug death rate
  • High levels of air pollution
  • In the past year, primary care physicians increased 6% from 197.8 to 209.4 per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, children in poverty increased 33% from 12.3% to 16.3% of children
  • In the past five years, cancer deaths decreased 3% from 179.0 to 173.7 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 67% from 11.0 to 18.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 44% from 9.9% to 5.5% of the population
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