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State Summary: Texas, 2018 Annual Report
Texas
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low drug death rate
  • Low cancer death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High prevalence of diabetes
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
Highlights
  • In the past six years, smoking decreased 18% from 19.2% to 15.7% of adults
  • In the past four years, air pollution decreased 16% from 10.2 to 8.6 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past two years, immunizations among children decreased 5% from 71.2% to 67.8% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 3% from 110.3 to 113.2 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, cardiovascular deaths increased 4% from 253.5 to 264.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 28% from 9.4% to 12.0% of adults
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