Georgia

Georgia

Overall Rank: 38

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GA All Outcomes (1990-2014) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low occupational fatalities rate

Challenges

  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • Limited availability of dentists

Highlights

  • In the past 2 years, binge drinking decreased by 21 percent from 16.6 percent to 13.1 percent of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, obesity increased by 8 percent from 28.0 percent to 30.3 percent of adults.
  • In the past year, diabetes increased by 9 percent from 9.9 percent to 10.8 percent of adults.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 48 percent from 12.6 to 6.6 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • In the past year, premature death decreased by 8 percent from 8243 to 7624 years lost per 100,000 population.

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Core Measure Impact

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 42 10.3 view View Actions
All Determinants 40 -0.292 view View Actions
All Outcomes 32 -0.03 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 9 13.1 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 29 192.3 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 38 273 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 37 23.2 view View Actions
Chlamydia 43 534 view View Actions
Dentists 45 47.3 view View Actions
Diabetes 37 10.8 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 22 28 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 10 10.8 view View Actions
High School Graduation 48 70 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 30 64.0 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 27 69.8 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 31 6.6 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 42 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 46 18.6 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 46 9.3 view View Actions
Obesity 33 30.3 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 6 3.1 view View Actions
Overall 38 -0.322 view View Actions
Pertussis 5 3.2 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 31 24.5 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 17 3.4 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 23 3.8 view View Actions
Premature Death 35 7624 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 33 60.6 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 36 105.4 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 34 60 view View Actions
Salmonella 45 26.9 view View Actions
Smoking 23 18.8 view View Actions
Violent Crime 30 378.9 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 21 77.5 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 33 64.1 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 9 14.3 view View Actions
Fruits 33 1.29 view View Actions
Heart Attack 13 3.9 view View Actions
Heart Disease 14 3.7 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 39 35 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 23 38.1 view View Actions
High Health Status 38 49.5 view View Actions
Income Disparity 44 0.484 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 42 38.3 view View Actions
Median Household Income 47439 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 12.7 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 40 37845 view View Actions
Physical Activity 34 72.8 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 41 12.7 view View Actions
Stroke 24 2.8 view View Actions
Suicide 9 12 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 35 33.8 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 44 14.8 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 42 8.2 view View Actions
Vegetables 25 1.87 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 12.8 view View Actions

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