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State Summary: California, 2020 Annual Report
California
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: California, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low premature death rate
Challenges
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High economic hardship index score
  • High prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors
Highlights
  • Violent crime decreased 61% between 1992 and 2019 from 1,120 to 441 offenses per 100,000 population
  • High school graduation racial gap decreased 14% between 2017 and 2018 from 19.1 to 16.5 percentage points
  • Air pollution increased 11% between 2013-2015 and 2017-2019 from 11.4 to 12.6 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter
  • Teen births decreased 64% between 2008 and 2018 from 37.9 to 13.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Suicide increased 7% between 2009 and 2018 from 10.7 to 11.5 deaths per 100,000 population
  • High health status decreased 8% between 2012 and 2019 from 52.7% to 48.3% of adults
WEBSITE: cdph.ca.gov
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