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State Summary: Alabama, 2019 Annual Report
Alabama
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alabama, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High per capita public health funding
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes
  • Low rate of dentists
  • High cardiovascular death rate
Highlights
  • Since 2013, high school graduation increased 24% from 72.0% to 89.3% of students
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 13% from 543.5 to 614.1 cases per 100,000 population
  • Since 2001, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 25% from 12.9% to 9.7%
  • In the past year, mental health providers increased 9% from 92.6 to 100.7 per 100,000 population
  • Since 2003, air pollution decreased 48% from 15.6 to 8.1 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 12% from 13.9% to 15.6% of adults
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