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State Summary: Nebraska, 2020 Annual Report
Nebraska
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of non-medical drug use
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High racial gap in high school graduation
  • High premature death racial inequality
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 8% between 2015 and 2018 from 83.6% to 90.1% of households
  • Smoking decreased 27% between 2011 and 2019 from 20.0% to 14.7% of adults
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 20% between 2012 and 2018 from 4,391 to 3,517 discharges per 100,000 Medicare enrollees
  • Frequent mental distress increased 38% between 2014 and 2019 from 8.2% to 11.3% of adults
  • Suicide increased 52% between 2009 and 2018 from 9.5 to 14.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Diabetes increased 26% between 2012 and 2019 from 8.1% to 10.2% of adults
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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