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Rank of Maine, Social Indicators

YEAR RANK MAINE U.S.
Status of Children 1=High
In Poverty
2000 18 13.7% 16.6%
2007 31 15.4% 18.0%
2010 36 17.8% 21.6%
At/Below 200% Poverty
19953 20 38.3%
20013 25 34.5% 38.1%
2010 34 36.3% 43.2%
At/Below 200% Poverty, no Health Insurance
19953 22 7.4%
20013 3 3.4% 7.9%
2010 15 7.0% 6.6%
Low Birth Weights/Live Births
1980 29 6.5% 6.8%
1989 48 4.9% 7.0%
1999 6.0%
2009 47 6.3% 8.2%
Health 1=High
AIDS Cases/100,000
1991 37 4.4 16.7
2000 1.3 5.3
2009 37 3.9 10.5
20117 47 1.7 9.8
Average Lifetime – Years
19813 19 74.6 73.9
20005 20 77.6 77.0
Physicians/1000
1999 241 2.32 2.5
20124 10 3.0 2.6
Nurses/1,000
1999 101 10.9 8.3
2010 5 11.1 8.6
Births to Teens/% Live Births
1980 30 15.3% 15.6%
1988 30 10.0% 12.5%
2009 42 7.8% 10.0%
Births/1,000 1=High
1980 41 14.6 15.9
1990 49 13.1 16.7
2000 51 10.8 14.7
2009 48 10.2 13.5
Teen Births/1,0002 1=High
1991 41 45.3 62.1
2000 46 28.7 48.5
2009 43 24.4 39.1
Deaths/1,000 1=High
1980 8 9.6 8.8
1990 17 9.0 8.6
2000 29 8.9 8.7
20066 9.3
Suicides/100,000 1=High
1989 13 13.9 12.2
2000 16 13.7 15.7
2010 33 13.7 10.7

See also Poverty, Rank of Maine, Health and Obesity

Sources are U.S. Census unless otherwise noted.

U.S. Census. “Percent of Children Under 18 Years Below Poverty Level in the Past 12 Months.” http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GRTTable?_bm=y&-_box_head_nbr=R1704&-ds_name=ACS_2006_EST_G00_&-_lang=en&-format=US-30 (accessed January 30, 2009)

1 Louise L. Horner., Ed. Almanac of the 50 States: Basic Data Profiles with Comparative Tables. Palo Alto, California. Information Publications. 2002.

2 Ages 15-19

3 Three years ending in stated year

4 Rate based on 2010 population

5 “Life expectance at birth”; US = average of all states. http://www.census.gov/population/www/projections/files/MethTab2.csv (accessed March 7, 2012)

6 Source: Maine Department of Human Services http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh/phs/odrvs/data/index.html#vital (accessed 10/29/2010)

7 “Estimated Number of AIDS Diagnoses, Adults and Adolescents.” [50 states + D.C.; 2009 data revised] http://kff.org/hivaids/state-indicator/estimated-number-of-aids-diagnoses-adults-and-adolescents/#note-1 (accessed August 3, 2014)

2010 Poverty Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 Annual Social and Economic Supplement. (Numbers in thousands)from Table HI10. Number and percent of children under 19 at or below 200% of poverty by health insurance coverage and state: 2010. U.S. Census.

2009 Births Data Source: Table 89. Percent of Births to Teenage Mothers, Unmarried Women . . .  http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s0089.pdfhttp://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/2012/tables/12s0089.pdf (accessed March 6, 2012)

2009 AIDS Data Source: Estimated Numbers of AIDS Diagnoses, All Ages, 2009. http://statehealthfacts.org (accessed March 6, 2012)

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