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State Summary: Mississippi, 2020 Annual Report
Mississippi
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation
  • Low residential segregation
Challenges
  • High economic hardship index score
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • High premature death rate
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 24% between 2013-2015 and 2016-2018 from 20.8% to 15.9% of households
  • High school graduation racial gap increased 12% between 2017 and 2018 from 7.8 to 8.7 percentage points
  • High-speed internet increased 23% between 2015 and 2018 from 65.6% to 80.6% of households
  • Adults who avoided care due to cost decreased 26% between 2011 and 2019 from 23.3% to 17.2%
  • Low birthweight increased 26% between 1991 and 2018 from 9.6% to 12.1% of live births
  • Frequent mental distress increased 26% between 2014 and 2019 from 13.7% to 17.3% of adults
WEBSITE: msdh.ms.gov
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