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State Summary: United States, 2018 Annual Report
United States
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: United States, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 25% from 13.5 to 16.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, obesity increased 5% from 29.9% to 31.3% of adults
  • In the past 15 years, air pollution decreased 36% from 13.2 to 8.4 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 increased 18% from 37.5% to 44.3%
  • In the past five years, children in poverty decreased 19% from 22.6% to 18.4% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 8% from 218.0 to 234.7 per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 8% from 145.3 to 156.7 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, cardiovascular deaths increased 2% from 250.8 to 256.8 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 7% from 11.2% to 12.0% of adults
  • In the past five years, premature death increased 6% from 6,981 to 7,432 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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