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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2020 Annual Report
Massachusetts
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of 2+ adverse childhood experiences
  • Low economic hardship index score
  • Low teen birth rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of housing with lead risk
  • High income inequality
Highlights
  • Violent crime decreased 30% between 2009 and 2019 from 467 to 328 offenses per 100,000 population
  • Income inequality increased 9% between 2007 and 2019 from 4.92 to 5.34
  • Severe housing problems decreased 8% between 2007-2011 and 2013-2017 from 19.0% to 17.5% of occupied housing units
  • Teen births decreased 64% between 2008 and 2018 from 19.8 to 7.2 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • Premature death increased 12% between 2012 and 2018 from 5,345 to 5,973 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
  • Low birthweight increased 29% between 1992 and 2018 from 5.9% to 7.6% of live births
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