- STATE OVERVIEW
Nebraska is 15th this year
It was 18th in 2011
- 9 Outcomes Rank
- 17 Determinants Rank
- 15 Overall Rank
- 11 Diabetes Rank
- 19 Smoking Rank
- 30 Obesity Rank
- Percentage of the population estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher.
- Percentage of the population estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. (2011 BRFSS Methodology)
- Few poor mental & physical health days per month
- High immunization coverage
- High rate of high school graduation
- High incidence of infectious disease
- High occupational fatalities rate
- High prevalence of binge drinking
- In Nebraska, more than 390,000 adults are obese and more than 360,000 adults live a sedentary lifestyle.
- In the past 5 years, the rate of preventable hospitalizations decreased from 73.3 to 65.4 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
- In the past five years, the high school graduation rate decreased from 87.6 percent to 82.9 percent of incoming ninth graders who graduate within four years.
- In the past ten years, the rate of uninsured population increased from 8.5 percent to 12.8 percent.
- In the past year, the infant mortality rate decreased from 6.1 to 5.4 deaths per 1,000 live births. In 2002 the rate was 7.1.
- Although Nebraska has a high incidence of infectious disease, the rate has decreased in the last year from 14.1 to 11.4 cases per 100,000 population.
- In Nebraska, sedentary lifestyle is more prevalent among non-Hispanic blacks at 40.8 percent than non-Hispanic whites at 23.2 percent; obesity is more prevalent among non-Hispanic blacks at 39.6 percent than non-Hispanic whites at 27.0 percent; and smoking is more prevalent among non-Hispanic blacks at 22.6 percent than Hispanics at 16.5 percent and non-Hispanic whites at 16.3 percent.
State Health Department Web Site: www.dhhs.ne.gov/
|Cholesterol Check||38||71.8||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Dental Visit, Annual||28||69.5||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Physical Activity||28||73.7||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Teen Birth Rate||21||31.1||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Youth Obesity||20||11.6||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Youth Smoking||14||15||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Cardiac Heart Disease||16||3.9||VIEW ACTIONS|
|High Cholesterol||24||38.3||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Heart Attack||22||4.3||VIEW ACTIONS|
|High Blood Pressure||7||28.6||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Preterm Birth||20||11.4||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Personal Income, Per Capita||22||41584||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Unemployment Rate, Annual||2||4.5||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Underemployment Rate||2||8.9||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Income Disparity||19||0.4467||VIEW ACTIONS|
|Health Status||9||14.3||VIEW ACTIONS|
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