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State Summary: Virginia, 2017 Annual Report
Virginia
2017 Annual Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2017, 2017 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low drug death rate
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Lower number of mental health providers
  • Low HPV immunization coverage among adolescent females
Highlights
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 27% from 20.9% to 15.3% of adults
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 41% from 8.0 to 11.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past six years, low birthweight decreased 6% from 8.4% to 7.9% of live births
  • In the past three years, premature death increased 3% from 6,502 to 6,696 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • In the past seven years, infant mortality decreased 21% from 7.3 to 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
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