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State Summary: Washington, 2018 Annual Report
Washington
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low premature death rate
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High incidence of pertussis
  • Low Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 5% from 76.0% to 79.7% of students
  • In the past three years, occupational fatalities increased 4% from 2.6 to 2.7 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • In the past nine years, chlamydia increased 50% from 290.4 to 435.9 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, immunizations among children decreased 9% from 77.1% to 69.9% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 14% from 10.9% to 12.4% of adults
  • In the past year, premature death decreased 3% from 6,096 to 5,942 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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