Wyoming

Wyoming

Overall Rank: 25

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WY Overall (1990-2015) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core measure is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of diabetes
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low levels of air pollution

Challenges

  • Low immunization coverage among children
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Limited availability of primary care physicians

Highlights

  • In the past year, children in poverty decreased 25% from 14.1% to 10.6% of children.
  • In the past 2 years, obesity increased 20% from 24.6% to 29.5% of adults.
  • In the past 5 years, infant mortality decreased 28% from 7.2 to 5.2 deaths per 1,000 live births.
  • In the past 2 years, lack of health insurance decreased 23% from 16.6% to 12.7% of the population.
  • Since 1990, violent crime decreased 28% from 283 to 205 offenses per 100,000 population.

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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 1 5 view View Actions
All Determinants 29 -0.043 view View Actions
All Outcomes 9 0.175 view View Actions
Behaviors 34 -0.087 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 7 174.6 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 21 231 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 1 10.6 view View Actions
Chlamydia 8 347.8 view View Actions
Clinical Care 38 -0.068 view View Actions
Community & Environment 5 0.162 view View Actions
Dentists 29 53.0 view View Actions
Diabetes 7 8.4 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 17 26.2 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 37 16.4 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 31 18.5 view View Actions
High School Graduation 37 77 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 41 -0.943 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 48 64 view View Actions
Immunization HPV male 46 12.2 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 16 5.2 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 10 -0.43 view View Actions
Injury Deaths 86.7 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 30 12.7 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 38 8.6 view View Actions
Obesity 24 29.5 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 50 12 view View Actions
Overall 25 0.132 view View Actions
Pertussis 35 13 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 22 22.1 view View Actions
Policy 38 -0.05 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 12 3.3 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 12 3.4 view View Actions
Premature Death 30 7320 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 16 47.9 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 46 88.7 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 14 96.46 view View Actions
Salmonella 18 12.3 view View Actions
Smoking 31 19.5 view View Actions
Violent Crime 4 205.1 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Binge Drinking 34 17.2 view View Actions
Cholesterol Check 39 73.8 view View Actions
Chronic Drinking 28 6.2 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 27 65 view View Actions
Fruits 29 1.33 view View Actions
Heart Attack 28 4.6 view View Actions
Heart Disease 17 4 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 5 28.7 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 5 35 view View Actions
High Health Status 12 55.9 view View Actions
High School Graduation AFGR 79.7 view View Actions
Immunization HPV female 41 33.6 view View Actions
Immunization MCV4 49 55.6 view View Actions
Immunization Tdap 18 89.1 view View Actions
Income Disparity 2 0.427 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 11 31 view View Actions
Median Household Income 23 55690 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 10.7 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 9 52826 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 28 11.57 view View Actions
Stroke 17 2.8 view View Actions
Suicide 48 22.3 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 32 29.6 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 4 7.5 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 7 4.3 view View Actions
Vegetables 15 1.95 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 17.4 view View Actions

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