Georgia

Georgia

Overall Rank: 39

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GA 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
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • High percentage of health screenings

Challenges

  • Low percentage of quality nursing home beds
  • High hip fracture rate
  • Low health status

Highlights

  • In the past year, smoking decreased 12% from 9.9% to 8.7% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, chronic drinking decreased 24% from 3.8% to 2.9% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 4% from 25.4% to 26.5% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, pain management decreased 5% from 50.3% to 47.9% of adults aged 65 and older with joint pain.
  • In the past year, flu vaccine coverage decreased 9% from 60.1% to 54.6% of adults 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 39 61.8 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 38 -0.115 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 40 -0.122 view View Actions
Behavior - Seniors 18 0 view View Actions
Chronic Drinking 12 2.9 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 27 0.005 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 46 -0.159 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 48 -0.114 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 43 -0.045 view View Actions
Community Support 37 495.01 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 35 93.4 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 33 63.3 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 22 81.2 view View Actions
Falls 26 28.7 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 46 54.6 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 41 17 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 32 73.5 view View Actions
Health Screenings 8 89.6 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 43 35.6 view View Actions
Hip Fractures - Seniors 43 7.4 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 48 47.3 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 47 11.3 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 5 59.6 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 14 19.9 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 26 15.1 view View Actions
ICU Usage - Seniors 27 13.1 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 22 10.42 view View Actions
Mental Health Days - Seniors 21 2.2 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 48 28.4 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 23 26.5 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 39 -0.236 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 11 47.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 33 34.4 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 21 -0.001 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 44 11 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 38 2005.9 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 32 85.8 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 33 60.6 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 37 96.1 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 22 8.7 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 14 87.7 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 34 18.4 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 18 1.5 view View Actions
Volunteerism 39 20.9 view View Actions


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