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State Summary: Mississippi, 2019 Annual Report
Mississippi
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Small difference in health status by high school education
  • Low drug death rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High cardiovascular death rate
Highlights
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 21% from 26.0% to 20.5% of adults
  • In the past 15 years, air pollution decreased 39% from 12.7 to 7.7 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • Since 1993, low birthweight increased 21% from 9.6% to 11.6% of live births
  • In the past three years, primary care physicians increased 8% from 102.3 to 110.8 per 100,000 population
  • In the past five years, premature death increased 7% from 10,354 to 11,043 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 15% from 12.4% to 14.3% of adults
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