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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2018 Annual Report
Massachusetts
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low cardiovascular death rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High incidence of Salmonella
  • High drug death rate
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 13% from 22.9% to 25.8% of adults
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 110% from 12.0 to 25.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, chlamydia increased 24% from 317.8 to 394.5 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 8% from 547.3 to 590.9 per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, infant mortality decreased 20% from 5.1 to 4.1 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since peaking 23 years ago, cancer deaths decreased 16% from 217.0 to 182.7 deaths per 100,000 population
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