New Mexico

New Mexico

Overall Rank: 32

View

Trend

NM All Outcomes (1990-2013) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low levels of air pollution
  • High per capita public health funding
  • Low rate of cancer deaths

Challenges

  • Low high school graduation rate
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • High percentage of uninsured population

Highlights

  • New Mexico has a lower prevalence of binge drinking among adults than most other states, but has the highest rate of drug deaths at 24.1 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, physical inactivity decreased from 25.3 percent to 21.8 percent of adults; however, more than 330,000 adults are still physically inactive in New Mexico.
  • In the past 5 years, the rate of preventable hospitalizations decreased from 67.0 to 53.2 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past 10 years, the infant mortality rate decreased from 6.5 to 5.5 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • In the past 10 years, deaths from cardiovascular disease decreased from 271.2 to 221.6 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • New Mexico ranks lower for determinants than for outcomes, indicating that overall healthiness may decline over time.

Disparities

  • In New Mexico, 49.9 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 16.6 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 33.3 percent.

Disparities

Select state to display disparity information or click here to display overall US disparity information.

Click a state to view details

0
State:
Sub-population:

Percent of population

{{mstate.perc}}%
{{obj.MeasureName}}
{{obj.Value}}%
{{obj.MeasureName}}
{{obj.Value}}
Population number affected:
{{obj.Affected}}

Population number affected (in 000)

 
{{obj.Affected}}

Compare States

Compare New Mexico to:

View

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.

Loading...

Core Measures

Swipe to see more
Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 5 6.6 view View Actions
All Determinants 35 -0.206 view View Actions
All Outcomes 26 0.031 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 11 14.6 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 4 167.9 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 11 221.6 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 49 30.9 view View Actions
Chlamydia 41 552.4 view View Actions
Dentists 41 48.9 view View Actions
Diabetes 32 10.3 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 42 33.2 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 50 24.1 view View Actions
High School Graduation 48 67.3 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 42 55.7 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 19 71.6 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 16 5.45 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 47 0.701 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 48 20.7 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 39 8.8 view View Actions
Obesity 21 27.1 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 49 8.6 view View Actions
Overall 32 -0.175 view View Actions
Pertussis 44 13.4 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 19 21.8 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 30 4 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 40 4.3 view View Actions
Premature Death 37 7925 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 13 53.2 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 27 113.5 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 7 123.69 view View Actions
Salmonella 35 16.8 view View Actions
Smoking 24 19.3 view View Actions
Violent Crime 47 559.1 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

Swipe to see more
Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 44 70.1 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 39 60.9 view View Actions
Fruits 21 1.01 view View Actions
Health Status 43 45.9 view View Actions
Heart Attack 21 4.38 view View Actions
Heart Disease 16 4 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 6 28.4 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 9 35.7 view View Actions
Income Disparity 37 0.4713 view View Actions
Low Health Status 44 21.13 view View Actions
Median Household Income 44 43424 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 12.8 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 43 35079 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 30 11.8 view View Actions
Stroke 23 2.87 view View Actions
Suicide 46 20.4 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 48 48.8 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 31 14.1 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 19 7.1 view View Actions
Vegetables 23 0.79 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 19.9 view View Actions