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State Summary: Utah, 2017 Annual Report
Utah
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low cancer death rate
Challenges
  • Lower number of primary care physicians
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High drug death rate
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 24% from 18.4 to 22.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 25% from 11.8% to 8.8% of adults
  • In the past seven years, cancer deaths increased 10% from 137.4 to 150.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 25% from 37.2 to 27.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past four years, cardiovascular deaths increased 11% from 208.0 to 231.8 deaths per 100,000 population
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