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State Summary: Florida, 2017 Annual Report
Florida
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low cardiovascular death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High incidence of Salmonella
Highlights
  • In the past year, drug deaths increased 7% from 13.2 to 14.1 deaths per 100,000 population after four years of continuous decline. The rate today is 15% below what it was in 2012.
  • In the past three years, cardiovascular deaths increased 3% from 223.0 to 229.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 23% from 24.4% to 18.7% of children
  • In the past 5 years, premature death decreased 6% from 7,893 to 7,412 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past eight years, chlamydia increased 44% from 315.5 to 454.8 cases per 100,000 population
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