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State Summary: District of Columbia, 2018 Annual Report
District of Columbia
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: District of Columbia, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High HPV immunization coverage among adolescent females
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High cardiovascular death rate
  • High percentage of children in poverty
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 83% from 14.9 to 27.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, excessive drinking increased 16% from 25.0% to 29.0% of adults
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 increased 22% from 65.1% to 79.4%
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage uninsured decreased 63% from 10.5% to 3.9% of the population
  • In the past three years, low birthweight increased 7% from 9.4% to 10.1% of live births
  • In the past six years, diabetes decreased 14% from 9.1% to 7.8% of adults
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