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State Summary: Colorado, 2018 Annual Report
Colorado
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low cancer death rate
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
Challenges
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
Highlights
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 6% from 15.6% to 14.6% of adults
  • In the past three years, chlamydia increased 19% from 393.0 to 468.6 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 35% from 18.5% to 12.0% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 8% from 313.5 to 339.1 per 100,000 population
  • In the past 20 years, cancer deaths decreased 8% from 175.7 to 162.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, infant mortality decreased 25% from 6.3 to 4.7 deaths per 1,000 live births
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