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State Summary: California, 2018 Annual Report
California
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: California, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • Low occupational fatality rate
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 9% from 76.0% to 83.0% of students
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 24% from 23.8% to 18.1% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage uninsured decreased 61% from 18.5% to 7.3% of the population
  • In the past 10 years, infant mortality decreased 19% from 5.3 to 4.3 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths decreased 13% from 193.6 to 169.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past six years, diabetes increased 18% from 8.9% to 10.5% of adults
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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