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State Summary: Georgia, 2017 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low drug death rate
  • High meningococcal immunization among adolescents
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High infant mortality rate
  • In the past year, premature death increased 3% from 7,980 to 8,185 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 27% from 68.4 to 50.2 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past 15 years, children in poverty increased 20% from 19.3% to 23.2% of children
  • In the past two years, meningococcal immunization among adolescents increased 22% from 74.9% to 91.4% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 12% from 28.0% to 31.4% of adults
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