Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Overall Rank: 47

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OK Obesity - Senior (2013-2014) see more
  • Percentage of adults aged 65 and older estimated to be obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of chronic drinking
  • High percentage of dedicated health care providers
  • High flu vaccination coverage

Challenges

  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low percentage of recommended hospital care
  • Highest prevalence of hip fractures

Highlights

  • Oklahoma has one of the highest rates of physical inactivity among seniors in the country; 36.7 percent, or 189,000 seniors in Oklahoma are physically inactive.
  • The prevalence of underweight seniors decreased by 42 percent in the past year, from 3.1 percent to 1.8 percent of adults aged 65 and older.
  • In the past year, senior flu vaccination coverage increased by 8.7 percent.
  • Geriatrician shortfall remains very high in Oklahoma, with a slight increase in the shortfall in the past year.
  • In the past year, the percentage of seniors who received recommended health screenings increased by 5 percent, from 77.9 percent to 81.7 percent of adults aged 65 and older.

Disparities

  • In Oklahoma, 57.7 percent of seniors with an income greater than $75,000 report their health is very good or excellent compared to only 23.8 percent of seniors with an income less than $25,000.

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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 44 58 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 48 -0.484 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 44 -0.235 view View Actions
Behavior - Senior 44 -0.149 view View Actions
Chronic Drinking 2 1.9 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Senior 45 -0.062 view View Actions
Community - Senior 34 -0.046 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Senior 41 -0.052 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Senior 28 0.006 view View Actions
Community Support 36 558 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 12 95.7 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Senior 45 56.5 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 46 72.6 view View Actions
Falls 47 32.7 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 5 67.8 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 27 14.2 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 47 84.8 view View Actions
Health Screenings 46 81.7 view View Actions
Health Status - Senior 42 35.4 view View Actions
Hip Fractures 50 9.2 view View Actions
Home Health Care 25 85 view View Actions
Hospice Care 14 50.9 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths 36 26.9 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions 36 16.1 view View Actions
ICU Usage 19 10.7 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 49 24.95 view View Actions
Mental Health Days - Senior 35 2.5 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 45 39.5 view View Actions
Obesity - Senior 28 26.8 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 47 -0.718 view View Actions
Pain Management 41 48.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Senior 49 36.7 view View Actions
Policy - Senior 50 -0.226 view View Actions
Poverty - Senior 34 9.5 view View Actions
Premature Death - Senior 45 2344 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage 41 84.2 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Senior 43 76.9 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care 47 97.4 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 43 10.6 view View Actions
Social Support 16 81.3 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Senior 40 21 view View Actions
Underweight 39 1.8 view View Actions
Volunteerism 33 22.8 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cognition 34 10 view View Actions
Depression 47 16.9 view View Actions
Education 35 19.1 view View Actions
Multiple Chronic Conditions 30 35.46 view View Actions
Suicide - Senior 27 15.8 view View Actions