Kentucky

Kentucky

Overall Rank: 45

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

Challenges

  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions

Highlights

  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 13% from 66.4% to 58.1% of adults aged 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, dental visit increased 8% from 53.0% to 57.0% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, flu vaccination coverage increased 11% from 61.8% to 68.9% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hip fractures decreased 17% from 8.8 to 7.3 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 54% from 36.6 to 56.5 home health care workers per 1,000 adults aged 75+.

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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 48 56.9 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 44 -0.292 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 50 -0.335 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 42 -0.093 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 44 -0.061 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 47 -0.138 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 48 -0.113 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 39 -0.025 view View Actions
Community Support 45 382 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 26 94.7 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 46 57 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 19 81.9 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 6 4 view View Actions
Falls 44 32.1 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 3 68.9 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 36 15.8 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 31 7.3 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 42 79.9 view View Actions
Health Screenings 17 87.6 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 46 34 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 45 7.3 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 46 56.5 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 43 13.4 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 44 42.8 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 39 23.1 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 47 16 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 44 16.6 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 7 7 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 47 32 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 24 27.5 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 45 -0.628 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 8 49.3 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 48 38.9 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 21 -0.001 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 46 11.3 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 49 2358.9 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 10 86 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 50 85.1 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 41 96.7 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 47 12.4 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 29 58.1 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 49 23.9 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 20 1.5 view View Actions
Volunteerism 45 19 view View Actions


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