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State Summary: Alabama, 2018 Annual Report
Alabama
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High per capita public health funding
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High cardiovascular death rate
  • Lower rate of mental health providers
Highlights
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 13% from 32.0% to 36.3% of adults
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 26% from 12.2 to 15.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 15 years, air pollution decreased 46% from 15.6 to 8.4 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 increased 36% from 24.7% to 33.7%
  • In the past three years, the percentage uninsured decreased 28% from 12.9% to 9.3% of the population
  • In the past six years, diabetes increased 19% from 11.8% to 14.1% of adults
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