Arizona

Arizona

Overall Rank: 29

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

Strengths

  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low occupational fatalities rate
  • Low rate of preventable hospitalizations

Challenges

  • High rate of drug deaths
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • Low immunization coverage among children

Highlights

  • In the past 2 years, binge drinking decreased by 26 percent from 18.0 percent to 13.4 percent of adults.
  • In the past year, chlamydia increased by 31 percent from 358.0 to 469.6 cases per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased by 12 percent from 51.4 to 45.2 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, diabetes increased by 11 percent from 9.6 percent to 10.7 percent of adults.
  • Since 1990, children in poverty increased by 37 percent from 19.8 percent to 27.2 percent of children.

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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 35 9.9 view View Actions
All Determinants 28 -0.008 view View Actions
All Outcomes 32 -0.03 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 10 13.4 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 5 170.2 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 10 216.1 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 47 27.2 view View Actions
Chlamydia 34 469.6 view View Actions
Dentists 28 55 view View Actions
Diabetes 35 10.7 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 48 36.6 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 44 17.7 view View Actions
High School Graduation 39 77 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 16 69.5 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 45 65.1 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 20 5.9 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 24 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 42 17.3 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 14 6.9 view View Actions
Obesity 17 26.8 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 7 3.2 view View Actions
Overall 29 -0.039 view View Actions
Pertussis 35 17.5 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 20 23 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 38 3.9 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 42 4.4 view View Actions
Premature Death 26 7124 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 8 45.2 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 43 98.4 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 48 43.55 view View Actions
Salmonella 22 13.3 view View Actions
Smoking 9 16.3 view View Actions
Violent Crime 36 428.9 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 45 72.6 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 36 61.6 view View Actions
Excessive Drinking 11 14.8 view View Actions
Fruits 26 1.36 view View Actions
Heart Attack 26 4.4 view View Actions
Heart Disease 22 4.1 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 18 30.7 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 35 39.7 view View Actions
High Health Status 23 52.8 view View Actions
Income Disparity 31 0.468 view View Actions
Insufficient Sleep 23 34.6 view View Actions
Median Household Income 50602 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 10.7 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 41 36983 view View Actions
Physical Activity 23 74.8 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 29 11.6 view View Actions
Stroke 24 2.8 view View Actions
Suicide 41 18 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 40 37.4 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 48 16 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 40 8 view View Actions
Vegetables 10 1.99 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 14.1 view View Actions

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