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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2019 Annual Report
Massachusetts
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • High rate of mental health providers
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High drug death rate
  • Large difference in health status by high school education
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 87% from 15.7 to 29.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, immunizations among children ages 19-35 months increased 16% from 70.7% to 82.1%
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 71% from 250.3 to 427.3 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past two years, public health funding increased 27% from $108 to $137
  • Since 1990, violent crime decreased 40% from 565 to 338 offenses per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 8% from 8.0% to 8.6% of adults
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