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State Summary: North Carolina, 2019 Annual Report
North Carolina
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • High incidence of chlamydia
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 47% from 13.3 to 19.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2013, children in poverty decreased 22% from 26.0% to 20.2% of children
  • In the past 10 years, chlamydia increased 81% from 337.8 to 612.0 cases per 100,000 population
  • Since peaking in 2011, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 39% from 17.4% to 10.7%
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 15% from 10.9% to 12.5% of adults
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 39% from 11.7 to 7.1 deaths per 1,000 live births
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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