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State Summary: Tennessee, 2019 Annual Report
Tennessee
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High violent crime rate
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 10% from 14.3% to 15.7% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 58% from 15.4 to 24.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2003, air pollution decreased 50% from 14.9 to 7.4 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 11% from 138.2 to 153.0 per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, frequent mental distress increased 17% from 13.7% to 16.0% of adults
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 23% from 11.2% to 13.8% of adults
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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