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State Summary: Alaska, 2020 Annual Report
Alaska
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low preventable hospitalization rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • High incidence of chlamydia
  • High violent crime rate
Highlights
  • Occupational fatalities increased 145% between 2012-2014 and 2016-2018 from 4.7 to 11.5 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • Economic hardship index score decreased 17% between 2017 and 2019 from 48 to 40
  • High school graduation increased 15% between 2011 and 2018 from 68.0% to 78.5% of students
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 24% between 2012 and 2018 from 3,178 to 2,408 discharges per 100,000 Medicare enrollees
  • Low birthweight racial gap increased 56% between 2017 and 2018 from 3.4 to 5.3 percentage points
  • High blood pressure increased 19% between 2015 and 2019 from 27.5% to 32.8% of adults
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