Texas

Texas

Overall Rank: 41

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TX Overall - Senior (2013-2016) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average

Strengths

  • Ready availability of home health care workers
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions

Challenges

  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of quality nursing home beds
  • High prevalence of food insecurity

Highlights

  • In the past year, smoking decreased 15% from 8.7% to 7.4% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 11% from 27.6% to 30.7% of adults aged 65+.
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 18% from 79.4% to 64.8% of adults aged 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 3 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 20% from 72.3 to 57.6 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, hospital deaths decreased 31% from 27.8% to 19.1% of decedents aged 65+.

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Able-bodied 40 60.6 view View Actions
All Determinants - Senior 43 -0.239 view View Actions
All Outcomes - Senior 37 -0.097 view View Actions
Behaviors - Seniors 39 -0.078 view View Actions
Clinical Care - Seniors 20 0.017 view View Actions
Community - Seniors 48 -0.167 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Macro - Seniors 46 -0.107 view View Actions
Community & Environment - Micro - Seniors 47 -0.06 view View Actions
Community Support 49 315 view View Actions
Dedicated Health Care Provider 46 90.7 view View Actions
Dental Visit - Seniors 38 61.2 view View Actions
Diabetes Management 22 81.7 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking - Seniors 22 6 view View Actions
Falls 35 30.3 view View Actions
Flu Vaccine 33 58.7 view View Actions
Food Insecurity 47 20.3 view View Actions
Frequent Mental Distress - Seniors 20 6.7 view View Actions
Geriatrician Shortfall 30 72 view View Actions
Health Screenings 31 84.7 view View Actions
Health Status - Seniors 41 37.8 view View Actions
Hip Fracture - Seniors 40 6.9 view View Actions
Home Health Care - Seniors 5 198.5 view View Actions
Home-Delivered Meals 32 17.6 view View Actions
Hospice Care - Seniors 9 58 view View Actions
Hospital Deaths - Seniors 14 19.1 view View Actions
Hospital Readmissions - Seniors 28 14.9 view View Actions
ICU Use - Seniors 43 16.3 view View Actions
Low-Care Nursing Home Residents 28 12.1 view View Actions
Nursing Home Quality 49 29.1 view View Actions
Obesity - Seniors 44 30.7 view View Actions
Overall - Senior 41 -0.336 view View Actions
Pain Management - Seniors 7 49.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity - Seniors 43 34.8 view View Actions
Policy - Seniors 25 -0.012 view View Actions
Poverty - Seniors 44 10.9 view View Actions
Premature Death - Seniors 33 1876.4 view View Actions
Prescription Drug Coverage-Seniors 10 86 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations-Seniors 37 57.6 view View Actions
Recommended Hospital Care-Seniors 22 97.6 view View Actions
Smoking - Seniors 7 7.4 view View Actions
SNAP Reach 26 64.8 view View Actions
Teeth Extractions - Seniors 10 12.3 view View Actions
Underweight - Seniors 13 1.4 view View Actions
Volunteerism 38 21 view View Actions


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