Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Overall Rank: 23

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WI 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 prevalence of diabetes
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity

Challenges

  • High prevalence of binge drinking
  • High incidence of infectious disease
  • Low per capita public health funding

Highlights

  • In the past year, binge drinking decreased by 11 percent from 25.2 percent to 22.5 percent of adults, improving Wisconsin’s rank from 50th to 49th.
  • In the last 2 years, pertussis increased by over 10 times from 10.3 to 120.5 cases per 100,000 population, the highest incidence in the nation.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty increased by 26 percent from 12.6 percent to 15.9 percent of children.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 8 percent from 55.0 to 50.6 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 33 percent from 8.9 to 6.0 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 27 9.3 view View Actions
All Determinants 22 0.165 view View Actions
All Outcomes 20 0.067 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 49 22.5 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 31 193.2 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 24 236.8 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 17 15.9 view View Actions
Chlamydia 22 415.4 view View Actions
Dentists 24 58.3 view View Actions
Diabetes 7 8.2 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 37 30.9 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 20 11.8 view View Actions
High School Graduation 3 92 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 17 69.3 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 15 72.8 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 23 6 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 43 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 6 9.0 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 15 7.1 view View Actions
Obesity 29 29.8 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 16 3.8 view View Actions
Overall 23 0.232 view View Actions
Pertussis 50 120.5 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 10 20.8 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 18 3.5 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 25 3.9 view View Actions
Premature Death 14 6207 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 14 50.6 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 17 125 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 49 43.45 view View Actions
Salmonella 28 15.4 view View Actions
Smoking 22 18.7 view View Actions
Violent Crime 18 280.5 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 24 76.6 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 7 72 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 49 23.8 view View Actions
Fruits 19 1.4 view View Actions
Heart Attack 20 4.1 view View Actions
Heart Disease 37 4.9 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 29 32.3 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 8 36.2 view View Actions
High Health Status 19 53.7 view View Actions
Income Disparity 9 0.445 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 11 31.7 view View Actions
Median Household Income 55258 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11.6 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 26 43244 view View Actions
Physical Activity 16 76.2 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 15 10.5 view View Actions
Stroke 4 2.2 view View Actions
Suicide 13 12.6 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 10 21.9 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 18 12.1 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 23 6.7 view View Actions
Vegetables 36 1.76 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 11.8 view View Actions

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