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State Summary: New Mexico, 2019 Annual Report
New Mexico
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • High rate of mental health providers
  • Low cancer death rate
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • High violent crime rate
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
Highlights
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 29% from 21.5% to 15.2% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 35% from 480.2 to 649.4 cases per 100,000 population
  • Since 2001, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 61% from 23.9% to 9.3%
  • In the past five years, violent crime increased 53% from 559 to 857 offenses per 100,000 population after decreasing since 2000
  • Since 2003, dentists increased 18% from 44.4 to 52.4 per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 25% from 10.0% to 12.5% of adults
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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