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State Summary: Tennessee, 2018 Annual Report
Tennessee
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • High percentage of high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High violent crime rate
  • High cancer death rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity decreased 6% from 34.8% to 32.8% of adults
  • In the past three years, children in poverty decreased 19% from 26.2% to 21.2% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage uninsured decreased 34% from 14.0% to 9.3% of the population
  • In the past two years, low birthweight increased 4% from 8.9% to 9.3% of live births
  • In the past five years, cardiovascular deaths increased 3% from 300.8 to 310.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 7% from 202.8 to 217.7 deaths per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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