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State Summary: California, 2019 Annual Report
California
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: California, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low premature death rate
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High levels of air pollution
  • Large difference in health status by high school education
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking decreased 8% from 19.2% to 17.6% of adults
  • In the past year, disparity in health status decreased 14% from 37.1% to 31.8%
  • Since 2012, physical inactivity increased 10% from 19.1% to 21.0% of adults
  • Despite decreasing since 2012, air pollution increased 12% over the past three years from 11.4 to 12.8 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 43% from 388.3 to 553.4 cases per 100,000 population
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased 37% from 377.0 to 236.7 deaths per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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