Arkansas

Arkansas

Overall Rank: 47

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AR Overall - Senior (2013-2015) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of chronic drinking
  • Ready availability of home-delivered meals
  • Low ICU use

Challenges

  • Low percentage of dental visit
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of able-bodied seniors

Highlights

  • In the past year, physical inactivity increased 19% from 33.2% to 39.6% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, seniors with a dedicated health care provider increased 2% from 92.4% to 94.3% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, recommended hospital care decreased 2% from 98.2% to 96.3% of hospitalized patients aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, hospice care increased 11% from 45.8% to 50.6% of decedents aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, ICU use decreased 18% from 11.9% to 9.8% of decedents aged 65 and older.

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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 46 57.6 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 46 -0.375 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 46 -0.287 view View Actions
Behavior - Seniors 41 0.278 view View Actions
Chronic Drinking 15 3 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 47 -0.087 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 43 -0.098 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 40 -0.047 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 44 -0.051 view View Actions
Community Support 23 772.08 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 26 94.3 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 46 53.8 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 36 76.1 view View Actions
Falls 40 31 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 37 58 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 50 25.4 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 31 73.1 view View Actions
Health Screenings 50 78.8 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 45 32.9 view View Actions
Hip Fractures - Seniors 46 7.7 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 15 113.7 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 15 33 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 22 50.6 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 32 23.1 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 48 16.6 view View Actions
ICU Usage - Seniors 20 9.8 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 43 17.28 view View Actions
Mental Health Days - Seniors 46 2.7 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 24 44.7 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 21 26.4 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 47 -0.662 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 4 50.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 46 39.6 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 43 -0.099 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 41 10.5 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 45 2290.2 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 25 86.5 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 44 71.6 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 30 96.3 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 44 11.1 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 45 49 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 44 23.7 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 37 1.9 view View Actions
Volunteerism 43 19.3 view View Actions


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