Arkansas

Arkansas

Overall Rank: 47

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AR Overall - Senior (2013-2016) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of activity-limiting joint pain
  • High percentage of quality nursing home beds
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking

Challenges

  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High prevalence of falls

Highlights

  • In the past year, obesity increased 11% from 26.4% to 29.2% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 12% from 44.7% to 50.1% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage increased 9% from 58.0% to 63.5% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, ICU use in the last 6 months of life decreased 20% from 11.9% to 9.5% of decedents aged 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 17% from 79.3 to 65.9 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.

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Core Measure Impact

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Able-bodied 47 57.4 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 47 -0.335 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 47 -0.313 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 45 -0.118 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 42 -0.051 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 43 -0.074 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 36 -0.023 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 46 -0.051 view View Actions
Community Support 20 720 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 22 94.9 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 48 54.5 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 38 76.3 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 15 5.4 view View Actions
Falls 50 34.3 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 19 63.5 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 50 26.1 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 39 8.3 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 31 73.1 view View Actions
Health Screenings 42 82.2 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 49 33 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 45 7.3 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 18 111.5 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 15 30.7 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 20 52.7 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 23 20.4 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 44 15.7 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 19 9.5 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 42 15.9 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 10 50.1 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 36 29.2 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 47 -0.648 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 4 50.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 50 41.2 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 43 -0.092 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 41 10.6 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 45 2282.3 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 22 85 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 46 65.9 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 41 96.7 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 45 11.5 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 42 45.2 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 44 21.7 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 13 1.4 view View Actions
Volunteerism 42 19.6 view View Actions


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