Hawaii

Hawaii

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

Strengths

  • Low prevalences of smoking & obesity
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low high school graduation rate
  • High incidence of Salmonella infections

Highlights

  • In the past year, smoking prevalence decreased from 16.8 percent to 14.6 percent of adults; however, more than 150,000 adults still smoke.
  • Nationally, Hawaii has one of the lowest prevalences of obesity; however, there are almost 250,000 obese adults in the state.
  • In the past year, the violent crime rate decreased from 287 to 239 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 5 years, the levels of air pollution increased from 4.6 to 9.1 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter.
  • Currently, Hawaii has the lowest rate of preventable hospitalizations in the nation. In the past 10 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased from 34.8 to 27.4 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.

Disparities

  • In Hawaii, 48.2 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 28.0 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 20.2 percent.

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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 22 9.1 view View Actions
All Determinants 2 0.597 view View Actions
All Outcomes 2 0.323 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 37 18.2 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 2 156.2 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 3 209 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 25 19.3 view View Actions
Chlamydia 28 430.4 view View Actions
Dentists 5 79.2 view View Actions
Diabetes 7 7.8 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 2 20.2 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 12 10.1 view View Actions
High School Graduation 39 75.4 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 25 62.6 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 1 80.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 24 6.15 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 39 0.191 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 2 7.8 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 27 8.2 view View Actions
Obesity 3 23.6 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 29 4.9 view View Actions
Overall 1 0.919 view View Actions
Pertussis 23 4.5 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 8 18.7 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 2 2.9 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 9 3.4 view View Actions
Premature Death 8 6064 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 1 27.4 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 9 139.4 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 1 225.35 view View Actions
Salmonella 42 25.5 view View Actions
Smoking 3 14.6 view View Actions
Violent Crime 10 239.2 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 29 73.9 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 12 70.4 view View Actions
Fruits 24 0.99 view View Actions
Health Status 40 47.3 view View Actions
Heart Attack 5 3.30 view View Actions
Heart Disease 2 2.8 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 9 28.7 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 16 37 view View Actions
Income Disparity 4 0.4257 view View Actions
Low Health Status 14 14.78 view View Actions
Median Household Income 14 56263 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 13.2 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 17 44024 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 35 12.3 view View Actions
Stroke 28 2.95 view View Actions
Suicide 35 15.2 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 28 30 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 17 12.8 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 12 6 view View Actions
Vegetables 34 0.77 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 10.1 view View Actions