Nebraska

Nebraska

Overall Rank: 10

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NE All Outcomes (1990-2014) see more
  • 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
  • High immunization coverage among children

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • High incidence of Salmonella
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment

Highlights

  • In the past 2 years, high school graduation increased 12 percent from 82.9 percent to 93.0 percent of incoming ninth graders. Nebraska is tied with Vermont for the highest graduation rate in the nation.
  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased by 27 percent from 19.6 percent to 14.3 percent of children.
  • In the past year, immunization coverage among children increased by 9 percent from 72.6 percent to 79.0 percent of children aged 19 to 35 months. Nebraska has the second best child immunization coverage in the nation.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 13 percent from 63.8 to 55.8 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, diabetes increased by 10 percent from 8.4 percent to 9.2 percent of adults.

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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 14 8 view View Actions
All Determinants 10 0.36 view View Actions
All Outcomes 12 0.143 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 44 20 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 16 184.7 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 17 224.9 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 10 14.3 view View Actions
Chlamydia 13 366.2 view View Actions
Dentists 16 63.4 view View Actions
Diabetes 16 9.2 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 46 36.1 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 3 7.3 view View Actions
High School Graduation 1 93 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 19 68.4 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 2 79 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 11 5.1 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 19 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 16 11.3 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 10 6.7 view View Actions
Obesity 27 29.6 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 21 4.2 view View Actions
Overall 10 0.502 view View Actions
Pertussis 27 13.0 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 25 23.5 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 6 3 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 3 3.1 view View Actions
Premature Death 15 6224 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 24 55.8 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 25 118.5 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 23 80.72 view View Actions
Salmonella 37 19.2 view View Actions
Smoking 21 18.5 view View Actions
Violent Crime 14 259.4 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 35 74 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 18 67.6 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 42 21 view View Actions
Fruits 26 1.36 view View Actions
Heart Attack 17 4 view View Actions
Heart Disease 22 4.1 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 15 30.3 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 18 37.4 view View Actions
High Health Status 11 55.2 view View Actions
Income Disparity 9 0.445 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 13 31.8 view View Actions
Median Household Income 53774 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 12.7 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 14 47157 view View Actions
Physical Activity 24 74.7 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 23 11.1 view View Actions
Stroke 12 2.5 view View Actions
Suicide 17 12.7 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 23 26.8 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 3 8 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 3 3.9 view View Actions
Vegetables 30 1.84 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 10.9 view View Actions

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