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State Summary: West Virginia, 2018 Annual Report
West Virginia
2018 Annual Report
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State Findings: West Virginia, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • High per capita public health funding
  • Low incidence of chlamydia
Challenges
  • High drug death rate
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
Highlights
  • In the past five years, high school graduation increased 15% from 78.0% to 89.8% of students
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 18% from 32.4% to 38.1% of adults
  • In the past year, children in poverty increased 8% from 24.0% to 25.9% of children ages 0 to 17
  • In the past year, immunizations among children increased 15% from 64.7% to 74.7% of children ages 19 to 35 months
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 9% from 112.7 to 122.6 per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, premature death increased 6% from 10,478 to 11,136 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: dhhr.wv.gov
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