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State Summary: North Carolina, 2017 Annual Report
North Carolina
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low occupational fatality rate
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
Challenges
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High incidence of chlamydia
Highlights
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 35% from 478.7 to 647.4 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, children in poverty decreased 28% from 26.8% to 19.3% of children
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 14% from 12.3 to 14.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 40% from 13.0 to 7.8 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 18% from 14.1% to 16.7% of adults
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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