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State Summary: North Carolina, 2018 Annual Report
North Carolina
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High HPV immunization coverage among adolescent males
  • High incidence of chlamydia
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 25% from 13.0 to 16.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 10% from 78.0% to 85.9% of students
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 8% from 29.6% to 32.1% of adults
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 18% from 20.9% to 17.2% of adults
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 18% from 26.0% to 21.2% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past three years, premature death increased 8% from 7,604 to 8,177 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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