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State Summary: New Mexico, 2017 Annual Report
New Mexico
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Higher number of mental health providers
  • Low cancer death rate
Challenges
  • High violent crime rate
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High drug death rate
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 10% from 15.1% to 16.6% of adults
  • In the past three years, violent crime increased 26% from 559 to 703 offenses per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 51% from 20.5% to 10.1% of the population
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 29% from 31.7% to 22.4% of children
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 32% from 18.8 to 24.9 deaths per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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