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State Summary: Maryland, 2019 Annual Report
Maryland
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High drug death rate
  • High violent crime rate
  • Large difference in health status by high school education
Highlights
  • Since 2012, excessive drinking decreased 26% from 19.6% to 14.6% of adults
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 35% from 19.1% to 12.5% of adults
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 8% from 510.4 to 552.1 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 17% from 219.3 to 257.4 per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, diabetes increased 15% from 10.4% to 12.0% of adults
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 44% from 11.6 to 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
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