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State Summary: Mississippi, 2018 Annual Report
Mississippi
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Low drug death rate
Challenges
  • High cardiovascular death rate
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
Highlights
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 10% from 75.0% to 82.3% of students
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 8% from 24.0% to 22.2% of adults
  • In the past five years, immunizations among children decreased 11% from 77.5% to 68.7% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 6% from 102.3 to 108.6 per 100,000 population
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 11% from 204.1 to 226.6 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 14% from 12.5% to 14.2% of adults
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