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State Summary: Missouri, 2018 Annual Report
Missouri
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Higher rate of primary care physicians
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
Challenges
  • High violent crime rate
  • High cancer death rate
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 23% from 16.1% to 19.8% of adults
  • In the past five years, chlamydia increased 9% from 465.6 to 507.0 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, meningococcal immunization increased 22% from 60.7% to 74.3% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past five years, the percentage uninsured decreased 36% from 14.1% to 9.0% of the population
  • In the past five years, low birthweight increased 10% from 7.9% to 8.7% of live births
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 5% from 198.2 to 207.2 deaths per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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