Vermont

Vermont

Overall Rank: 2

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

Strengths

  • High rate of high school graduation
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low violent crime rate

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Large disparity in health status by educational attainment

Highlights

  • In the past year, binge drinking decreased by 11 percent from 19.3 percent to 17.1 percent of adults.
  • In the past year, pertussis increased by over 500 percent from 15.1 to 102.9 cases per 100,000 population, the second highest incidence in the nation.
  • In the last 2 years, smoking decreased by 13 percent from 19.1 percent to 16.6 percent of adults.
  • In the last 2 years, public health funding decreased by 30 percent from $149 to $104 per person.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 50 percent from 9.2 to 4.6 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 6 6.4 view View Actions
All Determinants 1 0.709 view View Actions
All Outcomes 10 0.145 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 29 17.1 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 32 195.6 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 13 218.4 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 2 12.1 view View Actions
Chlamydia 5 275.2 view View Actions
Dentists 21 60 view View Actions
Diabetes 6 7.8 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 44 35 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 16 11.3 view View Actions
High School Graduation 1 93 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 12 71.2 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 37 66.9 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 4 4.6 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 28 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 2 6.8 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 4 6.2 view View Actions
Obesity 7 24.7 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 24 4.3 view View Actions
Overall 2 0.854 view View Actions
Pertussis 49 102.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 4 18.8 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 11 3.3 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 13 3.5 view View Actions
Premature Death 6 5679 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 12 48.3 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 4 170.9 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 13 103.6 view View Actions
Salmonella 24 14 view View Actions
Smoking 11 16.6 view View Actions
Violent Crime 2 142.6 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Cholesterol Check 15 78.8 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 11 70.8 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 34 19.1 view View Actions
Fruits 4 1.52 view View Actions
Heart Attack 24 4.2 view View Actions
Heart Disease 17 3.8 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 20 31.1 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 6 35.2 view View Actions
High Health Status 1 61.7 view View Actions
Income Disparity 14 0.454 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 9 31 view View Actions
Median Household Income 54842 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 13.2 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 20 45483 view View Actions
Physical Activity 4 79.5 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 1 8.7 view View Actions
Stroke 19 2.7 view View Actions
Suicide 21 13.3 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 4 16.3 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 6 9.3 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 4 4.4 view View Actions
Vegetables 3 2.06 view View Actions
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