Nevada

Nevada

Overall Rank: 39

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

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low incidence of infectious disease

Challenges

  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • High violent crime rate

Highlights

  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 9 percent from 57.3 to 52.0 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past year, poor physical health days decreased by 14 percent from 4.2 to 3.6 days in the previous 30 days.
  • In the past 2 years, smoking decreased by 15 percent from 22.9 percent to 19.4 percent of adults. Smoking was 35.7 percent in 1990.
  • In the past 5 years, high school graduation increased by 8 percent from 55.8 percent to 60.0 percent of incoming ninth graders. However, Nevada still ranks 50th for high school graduation.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty increased by 73 percent from 14.6 percent to 25.3 percent of children.

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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 27 9.3 view View Actions
All Determinants 42 -0.373 view View Actions
All Outcomes 26 0.039 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 17 15.2 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 22 188 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 36 271.9 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 42 25.3 view View Actions
Chlamydia 20 408.9 view View Actions
Dentists 32 53.6 view View Actions
Diabetes 22 9.6 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 20 27.4 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 47 22.2 view View Actions
High School Graduation 50 60 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 39 59.9 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 49 60.6 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 18 5.3 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 4 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 49 21.4 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 24 8 view View Actions
Obesity 11 26.2 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 25 4.4 view View Actions
Overall 39 -0.334 view View Actions
Pertussis 6 4.1 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 15 22 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 24 3.7 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 15 3.6 view View Actions
Premature Death 29 7297 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 16 52 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 47 85.3 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 50 38.54 view View Actions
Salmonella 1 6.8 view View Actions
Smoking 27 19.4 view View Actions
Violent Crime 49 607.6 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 40 60.8 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 19 17.4 view View Actions
Fruits 14 1.44 view View Actions
Heart Attack 26 4.4 view View Actions
Heart Disease 10 3.4 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 17 30.6 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 27 38.6 view View Actions
High Health Status 30 50.8 view View Actions
Income Disparity 14 0.454 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 27 35.4 view View Actions
Median Household Income 45369 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11.4 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 36 39235 view View Actions
Physical Activity 14 76.3 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 43 13 view View Actions
Stroke 29 2.9 view View Actions
Suicide 43 19.1 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 34 33.4 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 52 18.1 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 52 9.8 view View Actions
Vegetables 7 2.01 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 10.3 view View Actions

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