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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2018 Annual Report
Rhode Island
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
  • High rate of mental health providers
Challenges
  • High drug death rate
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
Highlights
  • In the past five years, drug deaths increased 70% from 16.2 to 27.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, obesity increased 13% from 26.6% to 30.0% of adults
  • In the past two years, children in poverty decreased 14% from 19.4% to 16.6% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past year, primary care physicians increased 3% from 256.3 to 264.5 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 34% from 10.9% to 14.6% of adults
  • In the past four years, premature death increased 8% from 6,049 to 6,561 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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