Montana

Montana

Overall Rank: 23

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

Strengths

  • Low prevalences of obesity & diabetes
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low rate of cancer deaths

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • High percentage of uninsured population
  • Limited availability of primary care physicians

Highlights

  • The prevalences of obesity and diabetes in Montana are among the lowest in the nation; however, there are almost 190,000 obese adults and 55,000 adults with diabetes in the state.
  • In the past year, the prevalence of smoking decreased from 22.1 percent to 19.7 percent of adults; more than 150,000 adults still smoke in the state.
  • In the past year, the prevalence of physical inactivity decreased from 24.4 percent to 20.5 percent of adults; however nearly 160,000 adults remain physically inactive in the state.
  • In the past 5 years, public health funding increased from $68 to $100 per person.
  • In the past 5 years, the rate of preventable hospitalizations decreased by 36 percent from 70.3 to 51.7 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past 10 years, the rate of cardiovascular deaths decreased by a quarter from 287.1 to 228.6 deaths per 100,000 population.

Disparities

  • In Montana, 57.1 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 27.2 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 29.9 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 9 7.2 view View Actions
All Determinants 23 0.148 view View Actions
All Outcomes 17 0.13 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 45 21.7 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 9 178.3 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 15 228.6 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 19 18.3 view View Actions
Chlamydia 12 344.2 view View Actions
Dentists 20 61.6 view View Actions
Diabetes 2 7.2 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 29 29.9 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 30 13.7 view View Actions
High School Graduation 16 81.9 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 23 63.5 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 35 66.5 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 19 5.88 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 32 0.019 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 42 18.2 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 16 7.2 view View Actions
Obesity 6 24.3 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 37 5.6 view View Actions
Overall 23 0.277 view View Actions
Pertussis 45 13.7 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 14 20.5 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 19 3.7 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 26 4 view View Actions
Premature Death 29 7370 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 11 51.7 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 41 97.4 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 14 100.26 view View Actions
Salmonella 15 12.2 view View Actions
Smoking 26 19.7 view View Actions
Violent Crime 17 272.2 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 46 69.5 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 38 61 view View Actions
Fruits 34 0.95 view View Actions
Health Status 13 54.8 view View Actions
Heart Attack 25 4.51 view View Actions
Heart Disease 9 3.8 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 20 30.2 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 4 34.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 19 0.4502 view View Actions
Low Health Status 18 15.77 view View Actions
Median Household Income 39 45088 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 8.5 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 36 37370 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 18 10.8 view View Actions
Stroke 31 3.07 view View Actions
Suicide 48 22.3 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 24 29.2 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 26 13.7 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 14 6.1 view View Actions
Vegetables 8 0.84 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 16.5 view View Actions