New York

New York

Overall Rank: 14

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NY Overall (1990-2014) see more
  • NY - Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average.
  • - Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average.

Strengths

  • High per capita public health funding
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians
  • Ready availability of dentists

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment

Highlights

  • In the past year, obesity increased by 8 percent from 23.6 percent to 25.4 percent of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, immunization coverage among children increased by 18 percent from 61.3 percent to 72.2 percent of children aged 19 to 35 months.
  • In the past 2 years, immunization coverage among adolescents increased by 10 percent from 65.9 percent to 72.7 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years.
  • In the past 5 years, high school graduation increased by 16 percent from 67.4 percent to 78.0 percent of incoming ninth graders.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 52 percent from 10.7 to 5.1 deaths per 1,000 live births.

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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.

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 18 8.5 view View Actions
All Determinants 9 0.37 view View Actions
All Outcomes 28 0.019 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 34 17.4 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 10 179.7 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 35 260.8 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 30 19.5 view View Actions
Chlamydia 40 516.5 view View Actions
Dentists 4 79.5 view View Actions
Diabetes 33 10.6 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 45 35.3 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 7 9.4 view View Actions
High School Graduation 34 78 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 8 72.7 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 18 72.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 11 5.1 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 31 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 14 10.8 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 21 7.9 view View Actions
Obesity 9 25.4 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 4 3 view View Actions
Overall 14 0.389 view View Actions
Pertussis 34 16.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 30 26.7 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 24 3.7 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 25 3.9 view View Actions
Premature Death 7 5737 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 29 59.2 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 5 167.3 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 3 149.24 view View Actions
Salmonella 20 13.1 view View Actions
Smoking 11 16.6 view View Actions
Violent Crime 32 406.8 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 6 81.3 view View Actions
Colorectal Cancer Screening 12 71.4 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 22 67.5 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 31 18.9 view View Actions
Fruits 3 1.53 view View Actions
Heart Attack 31 4.7 view View Actions
Heart Disease 29 4.4 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 26 31.5 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 33 39.1 view View Actions
High Health Status 27 51.6 view View Actions
Immunization Dtap 13 89.5 view View Actions
Immunization HPV female 6 45.4 view View Actions
Immunization MCV4 13 83.3 view View Actions
Income Disparity 50 0.51 view View Actions
Income Disparity Ratio 2 5.65 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 48 40.1 view View Actions
Median Household Income 53843 view View Actions
Median Household Income 53843 view View Actions
Median Household Income 23 53843 view View Actions
Median Household Income 23 53843 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 10.6 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 4 54462 view View Actions
Physical Activity 30 73.3 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 16 10.7 view View Actions
Stroke 10 2.4 view View Actions
Suicide 2 8.5 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 8 19.7 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions 15 4.4 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 33 13.8 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 37 7.7 view View Actions
Vegetables 15 1.95 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 10.6 view View Actions

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