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State Summary: Washington, 2019 Annual Report
Washington
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low occupational fatality rate
  • Low infant mortality rate
Challenges
  • Low percentage of high school graduation
  • Low Tdap immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Large difference in health status by high school education
Highlights
  • Since 2012, smoking decreased 31% from 17.5% to 12.0% of adults
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 13% from 14.3% to 12.5% of children
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 21% from 308.5 to 373.3 per 100,000 population
  • Despite steady decreases since 1994, violent crime increased 10% from 284 to 312 offenses per 100,000 population in the past three years
  • In the past year, diabetes increased 9% from 9.1% to 9.9% of adults
  • In the past two years, infant mortality decreased 13% from 4.7 to 4.1 deaths per 1,000 live births, continuing a steady decrease since 1990
WEBSITE: doh.wa.gov
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