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State Summary: Maryland, 2017 Annual Report
Maryland
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High violent crime rate
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Low Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 28% from 19.1% to 13.7% of adults
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 45% from 12.2 to 17.7 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 52% from 13.3% to 6.4% of the population
  • In the past year, premature death increased 4% from 6,836 to 7,113 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, frequent physical distress decreased 15% from 11.2% to 9.5% of adults
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