North Dakota

North Dakota

Overall Rank: 9

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

Strengths

  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Few poor mental & physical health days per month

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High rate of occupational fatalities

Highlights

  • Although the prevalence of physical inactivity decreased from 27.1 percent to 23.8 percent of adults, almost 120,000 adults are still physically inactive in the state.
  • In the past year, the percentage of children in poverty increased from 11.9 percent to 15.8 percent of persons younger than 18 years.
  • In the past year, immunization coverage among adolescents increased from 66.5 percent to 72.8 percent of persons aged 13 to 17 years; however, immunization coverage among children decreased from 79.1 percent to 72.2 percent of children aged 15 to 35 month
  • Last year public health funding was $78 per person; today it is $91 per person.
  • In the past 2 years, the number of primary care providers decreased from 127 to 116 per 100,000 population.
  • Ten years ago, the infant mortality rate was 8.4 deaths per 1,000 live births; today it is 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births.

Disparities

  • In North Dakota, 54.8 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 26.5 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 28.3 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 3 5.6 view View Actions
All Determinants 11 0.332 view View Actions
All Outcomes 4 0.225 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 49 24.1 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 8 177.2 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 19 231.3 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 15 15.8 view View Actions
Chlamydia 8 261.8 view View Actions
Dentists 26 56.1 view View Actions
Diabetes 13 8.6 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 16 28.4 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 1 5.0 view View Actions
High School Graduation 3 88.4 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 7 72.8 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 16 72.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 26 6.46 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 7 -0.505 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 9 10.3 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 9 6.7 view View Actions
Obesity 35 29.7 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 50 10.2 view View Actions
Overall 9 0.557 view View Actions
Pertussis 38 10.7 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 34 23.8 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 1 2.8 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 2 3 view View Actions
Premature Death 16 6504 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 20 59.2 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 25 115.9 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 17 90.99 view View Actions
Salmonella 5 9.0 view View Actions
Smoking 34 21.2 view View Actions
Violent Crime 11 244.7 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 33 73 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 25 67.2 view View Actions
Fruits 24 0.99 view View Actions
Health Status 16 53.8 view View Actions
Heart Attack 27 4.56 view View Actions
Heart Disease 19 4.1 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 11 29.1 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 7 35.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 23 0.4597 view View Actions
Low Health Status 6 13.40 view View Actions
Median Household Income 16 55766 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 6 51893 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 7 9.9 view View Actions
Stroke 14 2.46 view View Actions
Suicide 37 16 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 21 28.2 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 1 6.1 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 1 3.2 view View Actions
Vegetables 18 0.8 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 19.4 view View Actions