State Summary: Mississippi, 2021 Annual Report
Mississippi
2021 Annual Report
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State Findings: Mississippi, 2021, 2021 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low racial disparity in high school graduation rates
  • Low percentage of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High premature death rate
  • High percentage of households with food insecurity
  • High prevalence of cigarette smoking
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 27% from 10.6 to 13.5 deaths per 100,000 population between 2018 and 2019
  • Frequent mental distress decreased 17% from 17.3% to 14.4% of adults between 2019 and 2020
  • Mental health providers increased 8% from 173.0 to 187.6 per 100,000 population between 2020 and 2021
WEBSITE: msdh.ms.gov
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