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State Summary: Delaware, 2018 Annual Report
Delaware
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low incidence of pertussis
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
Challenges
  • High infant mortality rate
  • Lower rate of dentists
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
Highlights
  • In the past six years, excessive drinking decreased 24% from 22.1% to 16.8% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, air pollution decreased 41% from 14.6 to 8.6 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 6% from 235.7 to 249.6 per 100,000 population
  • In the past 20 years, cancer deaths decreased 12% from 228.9 to 200.8 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past six years, frequent mental distress increased 30% from 10.5% to 13.7% of adults
  • In the past two years, infant mortality increased 29% from 6.5 to 8.4 deaths per 1,000 live births
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