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State Summary: Connecticut, 2018 Annual Report
Connecticut
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Low premature death rate
Challenges
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • High drug death rate
  • High levels of air pollution
Highlights
  • In the past five years, excessive drinking decreased 11% from 19.3% to 17.1% of adults
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 107% from 10.7 to 22.1 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 6% from 364.9 to 387.4 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage uninsured decreased 45% from 9.4% to 5.2% of the population
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths decreased 13% from 199.7 to 174.7 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, premature death increased 9% from 5,451 to 5,923 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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