State Summary: Arkansas, 2019 Annual Report
Arkansas
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Small difference in health status by high school education
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 17% from 12.1 to 14.2 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 64% from 351.1 to 576.5 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past six years, high school graduation increased 9% from 81.0% to 88.0% of students
  • In the past year, frequent mental distress decreased 8% from 17.3% to 16.0% of adults
  • In the past seven years, diabetes increased 24% from 11.2% to 13.9% of adults
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 9% from 213.3 to 231.6 per 100,000 population
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