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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2017 Annual Report
Pennsylvania
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
  • Small disparity in health status by educational attainment
  • High meningococcal immunization coverage among adolescents
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High drug death rate
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past year, air pollution decreased 8% from 11.0 to 10.1 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 16% from 17.7% to 20.5% of adults
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 19% from 9.5% to 11.3% of adults
  • In the past seven years, infant mortality decreased 20% from 7.5 to 6.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 80% from 12.3 to 22.2 deaths per 100,000 population
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