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State Summary: Kansas, 2018 Annual Report
Kansas
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Low meningococcal immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 9% from 17.1% to 18.7% of adults
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 6% from 394.8 to 417.6 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, meningococcal immunization increased 29% from 55.9% to 72.1% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 6% from 129.0 to 136.9 per 100,000 population
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 8% from 180.2 to 195.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 24% from 9.2% to 11.4% of adults
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