New Mexico

New Mexico

Overall Rank: 33

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NM All Outcomes (1990-2014) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low prevalence of obesity

Challenges

  • High rate of drug deaths
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High percentage of children in poverty

Highlights

  • In the past year, high school graduation increased by 10 percent from 67.3 percent to 74.0 percent of incoming ninth graders.
  • In the past 5 years, public health funding decreased by 12 percent from $132 to $116 per person.
  • In the past 5 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 20 percent from 62.8 to 50.1 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Since 1990, violent crime decreased by 11 percent from 628 to 559 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 20 years, low birthweight increased by 24 percent from 7.1 percent to 8.8 percent of live births.

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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 9 7.1 view View Actions
All Determinants 34 -0.164 view View Actions
All Outcomes 30 -0.01 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 13 14.5 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 4 167.1 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 12 217 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 48 28.7 view View Actions
Chlamydia 45 571.4 view View Actions
Dentists 41 48.9 view View Actions
Diabetes 35 10.7 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 40 32.4 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 49 24.8 view View Actions
High School Graduation 45 74 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 20 66.9 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 42 65.7 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 24 6.1 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 44 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 45 18.5 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 40 8.8 view View Actions
Obesity 13 26.4 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 48 8.8 view View Actions
Overall 33 -0.175 view View Actions
Pertussis 41 44.4 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 15 22 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 24 3.7 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 38 4.2 view View Actions
Premature Death 41 8445 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 13 50.1 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 27 115.6 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 7 116.18 view View Actions
Salmonella 30 16.1 view View Actions
Smoking 26 19.1 view View Actions
Violent Crime 47 559.1 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 47 71 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 39 60.9 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 13 15.9 view View Actions
Fruits 29 1.33 view View Actions
Heart Attack 17 4 view View Actions
Heart Disease 6 3.2 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 10 29.5 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 15 36.8 view View Actions
High Health Status 42 46.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 36 0.476 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 15 32.4 view View Actions
Median Household Income 42127 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 12.6 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 47 35965 view View Actions
Physical Activity 18 75.7 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 27 11.5 view View Actions
Stroke 12 2.5 view View Actions
Suicide 47 21.6 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 50 47.5 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 30 13.7 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 27 6.9 view View Actions
Vegetables 14 1.96 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 14.4 view View Actions

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