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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2018 Annual Report
Pennsylvania
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High rate of primary care physicians
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Low occupational fatality rate
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 50% from 18.7 to 28.1 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past six years, smoking decreased 17% from 22.4% to 18.7% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, violent crime decreased 25% from 417 to 313 offenses per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, immunizations among children decreased 10% from 78.6% to 70.4% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past year, primary care physicians increased 4% from 199.8 to 208.7 per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, premature death increased 11% from 7,189 to 8,013 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: health.pa.gov
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