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State Summary: Virginia, 2019 Annual Report
Virginia
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • High immunization coverage among children
Challenges
  • Low rate of mental health providers
  • Low per capita public health funding
  • Low meningococcal immunization coverage among adolescents
Highlights
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 52% from 10.1 to 15.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 29% from 20.9% to 14.9% of adults
  • Since 2003, air pollution decreased 49% from 13.5 to 6.9 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased 6% from 473.2 to 500.3 cases per 100,000 population
  • In the past four years, frequent mental distress increased 21% from 10.0% to 12.1% of adults
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased 44% from 10.6 to 5.9 deaths per 1,000 live births
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