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State Summary: Arkansas, 2020 Annual Report
Arkansas
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Arkansas, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High economic hardship index score
Highlights
  • Violent crime increased 27% between 2013 and 2019 from 460 to 585 offenses per 100,000 population
  • High school graduation racial gap increased 9% between 2017 and 2018 from 6.6 to 7.2 percentage points
  • High-speed internet increased 18% between 2015 and 2018 from 68.2% to 80.8% of households
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 16% between 2012 and 2018 from 5,666 to 4,747 discharges per 100,000 Medicare enrollees
  • Smoking decreased 25% between 2011 and 2019 from 27.0% to 20.2% of adults
  • Frequent mental distress increased 27% between 2014 and 2019 from 14.0% to 17.8% of adults
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