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State Summary: Washington, 2021 Annual Report
Washington
2021 Annual Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2021, 2021 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low premature death rate
  • Low percentage of low birthweight infants
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
Challenges
  • High prevalence of non-medical drug use
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of high-risk HIV behaviors
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 32% from 12.9% to 8.8% of households between 2013-2015 and 2018-2020
  • Adults who avoided care due to cost decreased 23% from 11.5% to 8.9% between 2019 and 2020
  • Drug deaths increased 19% from 13.7 to 16.3 deaths per 100,000 population between 2014 and 2019
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