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State Summary: Colorado, 2019 Annual Report
Colorado
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of diabetes
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • Large difference in health status by high school education
Highlights
  • Since 2007, drug deaths increased 44% from 11.5 to 16.6 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, violent crime increased 8% from 368 to 397 offenses per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, occupational fatalities decreased 5% from 3.9 to 3.7 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 14% from 313.5 to 356.4 per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, disparity in health status increased 12% from 33.7% to 37.6%
  • In the past year, frequent mental distress decreased 4% from 11.6% to 11.1% of adults
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