Idaho

Idaho

Overall Rank: 12

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  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight

Challenges

  • Limited availability of primary care physicians
  • Low immunization coverage among children & adolescents
  • High incidence of pertussis infections

Highlights

  • While Idaho has one of the lowest smoking rates in the nation, close to 190,000 adults still smoke.
  • More than 300,000 adults in Idaho are obese and more than 230,000 adults are physically inactive.
  • In the past year, binge drinking decreased from 16.6 percent of adults to 14.1 percent.
  • Last year, the high school graduation rate rose to 84.0 percent of incoming ninth graders who graduate in 4 years, the highest rate ever.
  • The infant mortality rate continues a four year decline from 6.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2010 to 5.1 deaths per 1,000 live births this year,
  • In the past 10 years, the rate of cardiovascular deaths decreased from 293.6 to 228.7 deaths per 100,000 population.

Disparities

  • In Idaho, 54.0 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 24.8 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 29.2 percent.

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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 18 8.6 view View Actions
All Determinants 15 0.304 view View Actions
All Outcomes 16 0.139 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 8 14.1 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 7 176.7 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 16 228.7 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 22 18.6 view View Actions
Chlamydia 11 299.8 view View Actions
Dentists 22 59.3 view View Actions
Diabetes 12 8.5 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 21 29.2 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 19 11.2 view View Actions
High School Graduation 10 84 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 46 51.8 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 46 63 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 10 5.13 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 14 -0.303 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 35 16.4 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 2 6.1 view View Actions
Obesity 18 26.8 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 23 4.2 view View Actions
Overall 12 0.442 view View Actions
Pertussis 40 12.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 12 20.3 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 22 3.8 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 29 4.1 view View Actions
Premature Death 16 6504 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 3 41.4 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 50 78 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 4 135.43 view View Actions
Salmonella 7 9.2 view View Actions
Smoking 7 16.4 view View Actions
Violent Crime 7 207.9 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 48 68 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 18 67.6 view View Actions
Fruits 15 1.05 view View Actions
Health Status 26 52.5 view View Actions
Heart Attack 7 3.58 view View Actions
Heart Disease 7 3.6 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 14 29.4 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 26 38.5 view View Actions
Income Disparity 6 0.4302 view View Actions
Low Health Status 16 15.62 view View Actions
Median Household Income 33 47922 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 9.2 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 49 33749 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 10 10.2 view View Actions
Stroke 22 2.68 view View Actions
Suicide 45 19.3 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 19 27.7 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 30 14 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 19 7.1 view View Actions
Vegetables 5 0.86 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 14.3 view View Actions