Florida

Florida

Overall Rank: 33

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FL All Outcomes (1990-2013) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low incidence of pertussis infections
  • Low levels of air pollution

Challenges

  • High rate of drug deaths
  • Low high school graduation rate
  • High percentage of uninsured population

Highlights

  • In the past year, smoking decreased from 19.3 percent of adults to 17.7 percent; nearly 2.8 million adults still smoke in the state.
  • In Florida, almost 3.7 million adults are physically inactive, and approximately 4.0 million adults are obese.
  • For the fourth consecutive year, the high school graduation rate increased and is now 70.8 percent of incoming ninth graders who graduate in 4 years.
  • Violent crime continued its 20-year decline, reaching 487 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 5 years, the rate of preventable hospitalizations decreased from 70.1 to 63.5 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, the gap in health disparity by educational attainment increased from 24.6 percent to 32.7 percent.

Disparities

  • In Florida, 54.8 percent of adults aged 25 years and older with at least a high school education report their health is very good or excellent compared to only 22.1 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 32.7 percent.

Disparities

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Core Measure Impact

Which measures have the greatest impact on a state's overall ranking? The size of the circle or length of the bar illustrate the impact that each individual measure has on the state's overall rank. Green measures have a positive impact and red measures have a negative impact on the state's overall ranking.

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 11 7.6 view View Actions
All Determinants 32 -0.126 view View Actions
All Outcomes 37 -0.084 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 22 16.5 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 16 184 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 18 230.4 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 31 21.5 view View Actions
Chlamydia 24 404.4 view View Actions
Dentists 29 54.7 view View Actions
Diabetes 42 11.4 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 41 32.7 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 44 16.5 view View Actions
High School Graduation 44 70.8 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 31 60.2 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 24 68.6 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 29 6.71 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 40 0.196 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 47 20.6 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 37 8.7 view View Actions
Obesity 11 25.2 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 24 4.3 view View Actions
Overall 33 -0.21 view View Actions
Pertussis 4 1.7 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 28 23.2 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 44 4.4 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 44 4.5 view View Actions
Premature Death 31 7536 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 28 63.5 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 32 107.6 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 34 60.42 view View Actions
Salmonella 47 31.7 view View Actions
Smoking 15 17.7 view View Actions
Violent Crime 43 487.1 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 12 79 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 42 59.8 view View Actions
Fruits 27 0.98 view View Actions
Health Status 30 50.5 view View Actions
Heart Attack 45 5.67 view View Actions
Heart Disease 46 5.8 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 38 34.2 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 48 41.9 view View Actions
Income Disparity 46 0.4828 view View Actions
Low Health Status 41 19.93 view View Actions
Median Household Income 38 46071 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11.5 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 27 40344 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 41 13 view View Actions
Stroke 34 3.11 view View Actions
Suicide 27 14.2 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 26 29.5 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 42 16 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 37 8.4 view View Actions
Vegetables 41 0.75 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 14.3 view View Actions