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State Summary: Nebraska, 2017 Annual Report
Nebraska
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low drug death rate
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths decreased 8% from 7.3 to 6.7 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, low birthweight increased 11% from 6.4% to 7.1% of live births
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 15% from 20.0% to 17.0% of adults
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 13% from 28.4% to 32.0% of adults
  • In the past five years, air pollution decreased 15% from 8.2 to 7.0 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
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