Kentucky

Kentucky

Overall Rank: 48

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KY 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
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High flu vaccination coverage

Challenges

  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of dental visit
  • High premature death rate

Highlights

  • In the past year, underweight seniors increased 44% from 1.6% to 2.3% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past 2 years, physical inactivity increased 17% from 34.5% to 40.2% of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 9% from 16.5% to 15.1% of adults aged 60 and older.
  • In the past year, hip fractures decreased 13% from 8.8 to 7.7 hospitalizations per 1000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past year, very good or excellent health status increased 8% from 31.2% to 33.7% 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 46 57.6 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 47 -0.412 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 50 -0.355 view View Actions
Behavior - Seniors 48 -1.68 view View Actions
Chronic Drinking 7 2.3 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 46 -0.083 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 45 -0.142 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 47 -0.113 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 38 -0.029 view View Actions
Community Support 45 370.68 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 16 95.3 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 47 53 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 18 81.8 view View Actions
Falls 37 30.6 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 16 65.6 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 32 15.1 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 42 79.9 view View Actions
Health Screenings 42 82.9 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 44 33.7 view View Actions
Hip Fractures - Seniors 46 7.7 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 47 48.5 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 45 12.5 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 44 41 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 43 25.4 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 45 16.1 view View Actions
ICU Usage - Seniors 43 16.6 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 10 7.06 view View Actions
Mental Health Days - Seniors 48 2.9 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 39 34.6 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 41 29.6 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 48 -0.767 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 8 49.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 47 40.2 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 23 -0.015 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 47 11.8 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 49 2357.2 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 23 86.7 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 50 94.4 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 35 96.2 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 48 11.8 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 30 66.4 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 45 24.7 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 48 2.3 view View Actions
Volunteerism 45 19.1 view View Actions


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