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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2017 Annual Report
Rhode Island
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Higher number of primary care physicians
  • Low violent crime rate
Challenges
  • High drug death rate
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High preventable hospitalization rate
Highlights
  • In the past five years, infant mortality decreased 24% from 6.6 to 5.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 56% from 16.0 to 24.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 28% from 20.0% to 14.4% of adults
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 24% from 10.9% to 13.5% of adults
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 58% from 11.8% to 5.0% of the population
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