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State Summary: Maine, 2018 Annual Report
Maine
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Higher rate of mental health providers
  • Low incidence of Salmonella
Challenges
  • High cancer death rate
  • Low Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 15% from 20.3% to 17.3% of adults
  • In the past five years, chlamydia increased 34% from 232.9 to 312.6 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, meningococcal immunizations increased 18% from 71.2% to 83.9% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 24% from 17.2% to 13.1% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past five years, low birthweight increased 6% from 6.7% to 7.1% of live births
  • In the past seven years, cancer deaths increased 2% from 201.7 to 205.8 deaths per 100,000 population
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