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State Summary: Texas, 2019 Annual Report
Texas
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of high school graduation
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low drug death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • Low rate of mental health providers
  • High prevalence of diabetes
Highlights
  • Since 2012, obesity increased 14% from 30.4% to 34.8% of adults
  • Since 2007, drug deaths increased 24% from 8.3 to 10.3 deaths per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, violent crime decreased 6% from 439 to 411 offenses per 100,000 population, and has decreased 51% since peaking in 1993
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 14% from 98.3 to 111.8 per 100,000 population
  • In the past year, diabetes increased 6% from 11.9% to 12.6% of adults
  • Since 1993, low birthweight increased 22% from 6.9% to 8.4% of live births
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