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State Summary: Maryland, 2018 Annual Report
Maryland
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
Challenges
  • High violent crime rate
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High incidence of chlamydia
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 78% from 13.4 to 23.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 13% from 13.8% to 12.0% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 11% from 459.3 to 510.4 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 5% from 179.2 to 188.2 per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, meningococcal immunization increased 18% from 78.0% to 91.8% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths decreased 15% from 222.4 to 188.1 deaths per 100,000 population
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