California

California

Overall Rank: 28

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CA 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 obesity
  • Low hip fracture rate
  • High prescription drug coverage

Challenges

  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High percentage of hospital deaths

Highlights

  • In the past year, home health care increased 11% from 65.1 to 72.4 home health care workers per 1,000 adults aged 75+.
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 7% from 46.7% to 50.1% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past 2 years, smoking increased 36% from 5.9% to 8.0% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, obesity increased 14% from 21.1% to 24.1% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care increased 41% from 32.4% to 45.6% of decedents aged 65+.

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Able-bodied 26 64.3 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 30 -0.028 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 28 0.044 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 9 0.081 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 38 -0.027 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 36 -0.043 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 32 -0.011 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 43 -0.032 view View Actions
Community Support 42 419 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 30 94.2 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 9 71.3 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 30 79.3 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 42 8.5 view View Actions
Falls 37 30.7 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 34 58.2 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 38 16.3 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 47 8.9 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 24 66.3 view View Actions
Health Screenings 16 87.9 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 19 44 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 3 5 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 42 72.4 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 46 11 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 39 45.6 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 47 25.4 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 28 14.9 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 48 18.3 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 20 10.7 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 10 50.1 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 6 24.1 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 28 0.016 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 27 45.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 7 26.2 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 31 -0.039 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 41 10.6 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 2 1455.6 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 8 87 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 9 40.7 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 32 97.3 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 14 8 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 49 23.3 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 2 8.7 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 32 1.6 view View Actions
Volunteerism 36 21.9 view View Actions


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