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State Summary: Nevada, 2018 Annual Report
Nevada
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low infant mortality rate
  • Low incidence of pertussis
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • Low rate of primary care physicians
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 19% from 62.0% to 73.6% of students
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 23% from 24.0% to 18.5% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past five years, chlamydia increased 30% from 389.1 to 506.7 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 6% from 190.7 to 202.9 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, low birthweight increased 6% from 8.0% to 8.5% of live births
  • In the past four years, premature death increased 8% from 7297 to 7899 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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