New York

New York

Overall Rank: 15

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NY All Outcomes (1990-2013) see more
  • Weighted sum of the number of standard deviations each core outcome is from the national average.

Strengths

  • Low prevalences of obesity & smoking
  • High per capita public health funding
  • Ready availability of primary care physicians & dentists

Challenges

  • Low rate of high school graduation
  • High percentage of children in poverty
  • Low immunization coverage among children

Highlights

  • New York has one of the lowest obesity rates in the nation at 23.6 percent of the adult population; however, more than 3.5 million adults are obese in the state.
  • Although high school graduation rates increased in the past 5 years from 65.3 percent to 76.0 percent, they remain a challenge for the state.
  • In the past 5 years, the percentage of children in poverty increased from 20.4 percent to 25.0 percent of persons younger than 18 years.
  • In the past 5 years, air pollution decreased from 11.7 to 9.0 micrograms of fine particulate per cubic meter.
  • In the past 10 years, the percentage of uninsured population decreased from 15.8 percent to 11.7 percent of the population.
  • In the past 10 years, deaths from cardiovascular disease decreased from 355.5 to 274.9 deaths per 100,000 population.

Disparities

  • In New York, 54.6 percent of adults aged 25 years and older with at least a high school education report their health is very good or excellent compared to only 25.1 percent with less than a high school education, resulting in a gap of 29.5 percent.

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Core Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Air Pollution 20 9 view View Actions
All Determinants 14 0.312 view View Actions
All Outcomes 23 0.059 view View Actions
Binge Drinking 27 17 view View Actions
Cancer Deaths 11 179.5 view View Actions
Cardiovascular Deaths 36 274.9 view View Actions
Children in Poverty 40 25 view View Actions
Chlamydia 41 530.3 view View Actions
Dentists 4 79.5 view View Actions
Diabetes 23 9.7 view View Actions
Disparity in Health Status 24 29.5 view View Actions
Drug Deaths 8 8.2 view View Actions
High School Graduation 35 76 view View Actions
Immunization - Adolescents 12 69.5 view View Actions
Immunization - Children 43 63.7 view View Actions
Infant Mortality 12 5.21 view View Actions
Infectious Disease 35 0.049 view View Actions
Lack of Health Insurance 12 11.7 view View Actions
Low Birthweight 24 8.1 view View Actions
Obesity 3 23.6 view View Actions
Occupational Fatalities 4 3.2 view View Actions
Overall 15 0.37 view View Actions
Pertussis 31 6.4 view View Actions
Physical Inactivity 35 24.6 view View Actions
Poor Mental Health Days 35 4.1 view View Actions
Poor Physical Health Days 29 4.1 view View Actions
Premature Death 10 6092 view View Actions
Preventable Hospitalizations 31 64.8 view View Actions
Primary Care Physicians 5 164 view View Actions
Public Health Funding 5 128.61 view View Actions
Salmonella 16 13.1 view View Actions
Smoking 5 16.2 view View Actions
Violent Crime 32 406.8 view View Actions


Supplemental Measures

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Measures Rank Value History Take Action
Cholesterol Check 10 79.7 view View Actions
Dental Visit, Annual 22 67.5 view View Actions
Fruits 12 1.06 view View Actions
Health Status 28 51.6 view View Actions
Heart Attack 15 4.14 view View Actions
Heart Disease 30 4.6 view View Actions
High Blood Pressure 22 30.7 view View Actions
High Cholesterol 31 38.8 view View Actions
Income Disparity 50 0.5009 view View Actions
Low Health Status 30 17.48 view View Actions
Median Household Income 34 47680 view View Actions
Obesity - Youth 11 view View Actions
Personal Income, Per Capita 4 52095 view View Actions
Preterm Birth 19 10.9 view View Actions
Stroke 18 2.60 view View Actions
Suicide 1 7.9 view View Actions
Teen Birth Rate 8 21.2 view View Actions
Underemployment Rate 35 14.9 view View Actions
Unemployment Rate, Annual 39 8.7 view View Actions
Vegetables 38 0.76 view View Actions
Youth Smoking 12.5 view View Actions