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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2019 Annual Report
Pennsylvania
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of uninsured population
  • High rate of primary care physicians
  • High immunization coverage among adolescents
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High drug death rate
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 25% from 28.1 to 35.1 deaths per 100,000 population in the past year, and 185% since 2007
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 24% from 22.4% to 17.0% of adults
  • In the past 15 years, air pollution decreased 41% from 15.6 to 9.2 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 13% from 182.0 to 206.2 per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 19% from 9.5% to 11.3% of adults
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress increased 26% from 11.4% to 14.4% of adults
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