Maryland

Maryland

Overall Rank: 16

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MD 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 smoking
  • High immunization coverage among children
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians

Challenges

  • High violent crime rate
  • High levels of air pollution
  • High prevalence of low birthweight

Highlights

  • In the past 2 years, smoking decreased by 14 percent from 19.1 percent to 16.4 percent of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, binge drinking decreased by 21 percent from 18.0 percent to 14.2 percent of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 26 percent from 72.6 to 53.8 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty decreased by 7 percent from 16.4 percent to 15.3 percent of children.
  • In the past 2 years, drug deaths decreased by 16 percent from 13.1 to 11.0 deaths 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 36 10 view View Actions
All Determinants 16 0.305 view View Actions
All Outcomes 25 0.05 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 12 14.2 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 20 187.7 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 30 250.7 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 14 15.3 view View Actions
Chlamydia 30 455.3 view View Actions
Dentists 8 74.7 view View Actions
Diabetes 26 9.8 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 34 30.5 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 22 12.2 view View Actions
High School Graduation 16 84 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 28 64.9 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 7 75.8 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 31 6.6 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 23 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 10 10.2 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 40 8.8 view View Actions
Obesity 22 28.3 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 16 3.8 view View Actions
Overall 16 0.354 view View Actions
Pertussis 14 6.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 24 23.3 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 11 3.3 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 8 3.4 view View Actions
Premature Death 22 6772 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 18 53.8 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 2 178.5 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 25 76.81 view View Actions
Salmonella 31 16.3 view View Actions
Smoking 10 16.4 view View Actions
Violent Crime 42 476.8 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 7 81.2 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 6 72.7 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 12 15.7 view View Actions
Fruits 16 1.41 view View Actions
Heart Attack 9 3.8 view View Actions
Heart Disease 8 3.3 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 31 32.8 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 16 37 view View Actions
High Health Status 12 54.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 18 0.456 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 44 38.8 view View Actions
Median Household Income 65262 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11.0 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 5 53826 view View Actions
Physical Activity 24 74.7 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 35 12.2 view View Actions
Stroke 30 3 view View Actions
Suicide 5 9.8 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 11 22.1 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 21 12.5 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 22 6.6 view View Actions
Vegetables 23 1.89 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 11.9 view View Actions

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