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State Summary: Georgia, 2020 Annual Report
Georgia
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High percentage of fluoridated water
  • Low premature death racial inequality
Challenges
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
  • High prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 24% between 2013-2015 and 2016-2018 from 14.9% to 11.3% of households
  • Mental health providers increased 22% between 2016 and 2020 from 122.5 to 149.9 per 100,000 population
  • Teen births decreased 59% between 2008 and 2018 from 50.0 to 20.6 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Frequent mental distress increased 26% between 2011 and 2019 from 12.2% to 15.4% of adults
  • Low birthweight increased 19% between 1999 and 2018 from 8.5% to 10.1% of live births
  • Diabetes increased 21% between 2012 and 2019 from 9.9% to 12.0% of adults
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