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State Summary: Missouri, 2017 Annual Report
Missouri
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High violent crime rate
  • Lower number of dentists
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 18% from 14.9 to 17.6 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, air pollution decreased 19% from 10.3 to 8.3 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past three years, low birthweight increased 8% from 7.7% to 8.3% of live births
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 32% from 12.2 to 8.3 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 21% from 16.1% to 19.5% of adults
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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