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State Summary: Nebraska, 2018 Annual Report
Nebraska
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low drug death rate
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High incidence of pertussis
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths decreased 7% from 7.3 to 6.8 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, violent crime increased 18% from 259 to 306 offenses per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, Tdap immunization increased 12% from 82.2% to 92.3% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past five years, cancer deaths increased 3% from 182.2 to 187.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, diabetes increased 25% from 8.1% to 10.1% of adults
  • In the past three years, infant mortality increased 20% from 5.0 to 6.0 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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