Wyoming

Wyoming

Overall Rank: 25

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

Strengths

  • Low violent crime rate
  • Low percentage of children in poverty
  • Low levels of air pollution

Challenges

  • High occupational fatalities rate
  • High prevalence of low birthweight
  • Limited availability of primary care physicians

Highlights

  • In the last 2 years, smoking decreased by 10 percent from 23.0 percent to 20.6 percent of adults.
  • In the past year, obesity increased by 13 percent from 24.6 percent to 27.8 percent of adults.
  • In the past year, pertussis increased by over 300 percent from 2.4 to 10.9 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, immunization coverage among adolescents increased by 13 percent from 58.2 percent to 65.8 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 years.
  • Since 1990, infant mortality decreased by 42 percent from 10.1 to 5.9 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 2 5 view View Actions
All Determinants 24 0.118 view View Actions
All Outcomes 17 0.091 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 24 16.6 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 12 180.2 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 22 233.6 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 8 14.1 view View Actions
Chlamydia 14 370 view View Actions
Dentists 34 51.7 view View Actions
Diabetes 12 8.6 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 30 30.3 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 37 15.7 view View Actions
High School Graduation 27 80 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 24 65.8 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 24 70 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 20 5.9 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 8 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 32 14.4 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 35 8.5 view View Actions
Obesity 21 27.8 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 50 12.5 view View Actions
Overall 25 0.209 view View Actions
Pertussis 26 10.9 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 23 23.2 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 9 3.2 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 19 3.7 view View Actions
Premature Death 33 7593 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 17 52.7 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 45 90 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 14 101.53 view View Actions
Salmonella 21 13.2 view View Actions
Smoking 34 20.6 view View Actions
Violent Crime 5 201.4 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 39 73.8 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 28 66 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 23 18 view View Actions
Fruits 29 1.33 view View Actions
Heart Attack 28 4.5 view View Actions
Heart Disease 18 3.9 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 5 28.7 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 5 35 view View Actions
High Health Status 12 54.6 view View Actions
Income Disparity 2 0.418 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 3 29.2 view View Actions
Median Household Income 55700 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 10.7 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 7 52826 view View Actions
Physical Activity 21 74.9 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 18 10.8 view View Actions
Stroke 19 2.7 view View Actions
Suicide 50 29.9 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 38 34.7 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 4 8.4 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 6 4.6 view View Actions
Vegetables 15 1.95 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 17.4 view View Actions

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