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State Summary: Alaska, 2018 Annual Report
Alaska
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High incidence of chlamydia
Highlights
  • In the past two years, frequent physical distress increased 32% from 9.2% to 12.1% of adults
  • In the past three years, occupational fatalities increased 111% from 4.7 to 9.9 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • In the past five years, violent crime increased 37% from 603 to 829 offenses per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, meningococcal immunization increased 24% from 55.2% to 68.4% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past four years, the percentage uninsured decreased 29% from 19.5% to 13.9% of population
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 41% from 11.7 to 16.5 deaths per 100,000 population
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