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State Summary: United States, 2019 Annual Report
United States
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: United States, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Highlights
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 24% from 21.2% to 16.1% of adults
  • Since 2012, obesity increased 11% from 27.8% to 30.9% of adults
  • Since 2003, air pollution decreased 36% from 13.2 to 8.4 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • Since peaking in 1993, violent crime decreased 50% from 758 to 381 offenses per 100,000 population
  • Low birthweight increased 4% from 8.0% to 8.3% of live births in the past three years, and 19% since 1993
  • Since 2012, diabetes increased 15% from 9.5% to 10.9% of adults
  • In the past four years, frequent mental distress increased 13% from 11.0% to 12.4% of adults
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 43% from 10.2 to 5.8 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 13% from 218.0 to 247.4 per 100,000 population
  • Drug deaths increased 37% from 14.0 to 19.2 deaths per 100,000 population in the past three years, and 104% since 2007
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