Virginia

Virginia

Overall Rank: 21

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VA All Outcomes (1990-2014) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of children in poverty

Challenges

  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low immunization coverage among teens
  • High infant mortality rate

Highlights

  • In the past year, air pollution decreased by 6 percent from 9.3 to 8.7 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter.
  • In the last 10 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 25 percent from 73.8 to 55.2 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the last 2 years, drug deaths decreased by 10 percent from 9.3 to 8.4 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, cardiovascular deaths decreased by 42 percent from 413.2 to 241.1 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 38 percent from 10.6 to 6.6 deaths per 1,000 live births.

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Core Measure Impact

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 19 8.7 view View Actions
All Determinants 19 0.241 view View Actions
All Outcomes 23 0.058 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 20 15.9 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 23 189.5 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 25 241.1 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 12 14.5 view View Actions
Chlamydia 26 431.8 view View Actions
Dentists 19 61.6 view View Actions
Diabetes 26 9.8 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 27 29.1 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 4 8.4 view View Actions
High School Graduation 16 84 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 42 58.5 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 29 69.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 31 6.6 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 16 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 20 12.4 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 27 8.1 view View Actions
Obesity 18 27.2 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 25 4.4 view View Actions
Overall 21 0.298 view View Actions
Pertussis 18 7.7 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 20 23 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 11 3.3 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 15 3.6 view View Actions
Premature Death 19 6502 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 22 55.2 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 16 125.8 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 28 68.04 view View Actions
Salmonella 25 14.1 view View Actions
Smoking 24 19 view View Actions
Violent Crime 4 190.1 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 11 80.1 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 12 70.4 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 18 17.2 view View Actions
Fruits 16 1.41 view View Actions
Heart Attack 7 3.7 view View Actions
Heart Disease 18 3.9 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 30 32.5 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 27 38.6 view View Actions
High Health Status 21 53.5 view View Actions
Income Disparity 29 0.467 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 37 37.5 view View Actions
Median Household Income 67620 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 12.0 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 10 48838 view View Actions
Physical Activity 26 74.5 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 26 11.3 view View Actions
Stroke 19 2.7 view View Actions
Suicide 18 12.9 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 12 22.9 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 13 11.5 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 13 5.5 view View Actions
Vegetables 22 1.91 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 11.1 view View Actions

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