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State Summary: Nevada, 2017 Annual Report
Nevada
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
Challenges
  • High violent crime rate
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • Lower number of primary care physicians
Highlights
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 45% from 20.6% to 11.4% of children
  • In the past four years, cardiovascular deaths increased 6% from 268.8 to 285.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 46% from 22.0% to 11.9% of the population
  • In the past two years, low birthweight increased 6% from 8.0% to 8.5% of live births
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 28% from 22.9% to 16.5% of adults
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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