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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2017 Annual Report
New Hampshire
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High drug death rate
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 9% from 18.4% to 20.1% of adults
  • In the past three years, children in poverty decreased 44% from 13.5% to 7.6% of children
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 118% from 11.2 to 24.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 46% from 11.3% to 6.1% of the population
  • In the past five years, premature death increased 13% from 5,840 to 6,572 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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