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State Summary: Connecticut, 2020 Annual Report
Connecticut
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low economic hardship index score
  • Low prevalence of cigarette smoking
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High income inequality
  • High residential segregation
Highlights
  • Income inequality increased 18% between 2007 and 2019 from 4.44 to 5.26
  • Severe housing problems decreased 8% between 2008-2012 and 2013-2017 from 19.3% to 17.8% of occupied housing units
  • Adults who avoided care due to cost decreased 22% between 2011 and 2019 from 12.7% to 9.9%
  • Exercise increased 14% between 2017 and 2019 from 22.8% to 26.1% of adults
  • Premature death increased 11% between 2014 and 2018 from 5,451 to 6,035 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • Low birthweight racial gap increased 19% between 2017 and 2018 from 5.4 to 6.4 percentage points
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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