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State Summary: Virginia, 2018 Annual Report
Virginia
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
Challenges
  • Lower rate of mental health providers
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • Low per capita public health funding
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 9% from 27.4% to 30.0% of adults
  • In the past year, smoking increased 7% from 15.3% to 16.4% of adults
  • In the past three years, children in poverty decreased 11% from 15.8% to 14.0% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization increased 10% from 72.5% to 80.0% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 5% from 138.1 to 144.6 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 16% from 10.0% to 11.6% of adults
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