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State Summary: United States, 2017 Annual Report
United States
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: United States, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
  • In the past year, the infant mortality rate did not change
  • In the past two years, cardiovascular deaths increased 2% from 250.8 to 254.6 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, premature death increased 3% from 6,976 to 7,214 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 23% from 21.2% to 16.4% of adults
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 14% from 9.5% to 10.8% of adults
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 44% from 16.0% to 9.0% of the population
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 60% from 9.4 to 15.0 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 30% from 12.2 to 8.6 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past 15 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 39% from 80.7 to 49.4 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • Since 1990, children in poverty decreased 13% from 20.6% to 18.0% of children
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