Key Health Data About Alabama

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 4,863,300
% Poverty (2015) 5 18.5%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 19 10.1%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 39 3.1%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 23 11,938
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 22 89,000
% Asthma (2014) 21 9.5%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 50 10.9%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 23 27,020
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 10 543.6
% Diabetes (2015) 3 13.5%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 34 6.6
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 31 14.2
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 5 9.5%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 10 7.1%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 22 15
% Hypertension (2015) 3 40.4%
% Obesity (2015) 2 35.6%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 5 31.9%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 8 69%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 16 61.1%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 20 5.8
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 10 21.4%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 20 119
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 19 78
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 12 25.2%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 23.4%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 19.3%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 15 29.4%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 1 8.7
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 3 10.4%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 16.1%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 11 18.6%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 3 11.7%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 6 14%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 3 89.3%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 92
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 52
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 63
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) 14,400
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 4,858,979
% Poverty (2014) 10 18.1%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 17 12.1%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 38 3.8%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 7 27.6%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 23 11,842
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 22 87,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 34 8.5%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 2 11.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 23 26,150
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 5 600.2
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 4 12.9%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 32 6.2%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 36 12.2%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 5 9.5%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 10 7.1%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 29 10
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 2 40.3%
Obesity Rates (2014) 5 33.5%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 10 67%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 18 65.3%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 34 3.3
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 10 21.1%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 19 133
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 20 77
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 2 29.3
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 24%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 45 23.1%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 3 8.6
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 3 10.1%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 17.1%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 11 18.6%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 3 11.7%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 5 18%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 49 1.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 80
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 50
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 61
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -2,100
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 4,849,377
% Poverty (2013) 8 18.7%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 25 13.6%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 41 4.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 6 31.5%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 23 11,012
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 20 110,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 42 11.8%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 5 13.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 22 26,770
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 4 611
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 1 13.8%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 8 12.5%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 38 2
Hypertension (2013) 2 40.3%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 8 32.4%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 12 67.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 41 70.6%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 23 3.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 13 21.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 22 108
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 19 75
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 29.3
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 24%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 44 21.5%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 2 8.7
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 3 10%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 17.1%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 11 18.6%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 2 15.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 5 18%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 49 1.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 80
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 50
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 61
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -200
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 4,833,722
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 17 15.8%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 19 14.8%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 25 8.2%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 23 10,519
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 20 110,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 42 11.8%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 23 27,080
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 4 637.6
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 32 7
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 16 67.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 30 61.2%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 16 4.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 9 23.8%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 20 134
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 19 77
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.2%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 29.2%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 14.2%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 30 28.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 2 8.7
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 3 10%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 3 14.6%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 3 22.9%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 46 1.8%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 79
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 50
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 61
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 33
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 12.3%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 27.2%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 40%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 17%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 18.6%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 4,822,023
% Poverty (2011) 7 19%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 32 13%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 31 7.3%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 23 10,195
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 20 110,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 42 11.8%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 23 26,440
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 6 619.8
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 21 51
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 14 68.3%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 31 62.6%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 13 4.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 10 24.3%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 17 161
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 19 78
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.2%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 25 26.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 4 8.3
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 4 9.9%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 3 14.9%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 22.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 80
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 52
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 61
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 5 33%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 3 12.3%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 8 27.2%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 1 40%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 17%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 11 18.6%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,802,740
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 19 15.4%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 22 8.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 23 9,974
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 20 110,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 42 11.8%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 22 25,530
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 7 574
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 24 5
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 6 63.2%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 11 5.5
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 8 21.9%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 20 146
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 8 65.6%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 19 76
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 25.5%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 31 28.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 2 10
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 3 10
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 2 16%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 20.8%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 83
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 49
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 61
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 4 11.8%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 1 40%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 4 32%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 5 32.6%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 2 9.1%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 8 12.5%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 17%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 6 36.1%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 29.2%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 14.2%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,779,736
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 15 16.9%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 31 7.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 23 9,662
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 21 91,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 38 12.4%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 23 23,640
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 6 556.2
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 30 3
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 5 8.9
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 8 22.4%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 18 168
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 18 66.2%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 19 76
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 25.5%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 38 26.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 3 9.9
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 4 10.4
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 2 16.6%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 20.8%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 34 85
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 28 50
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 34 62
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 46 -200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 2 32.3%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 3 33.9%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 1 12.2%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 4 30.5%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 7 8.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 10 20.3%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 13.5%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 9 16.3%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 9 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 14 17.9%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,661,900
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 32 12%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 36 7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 24 8,626
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 21 91,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 38 13%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 24 22,340
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 5 547
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 14 21
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 3 8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 9 24%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 21 175
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 19 76
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 34 21.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 4 9
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 4 10.5
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 2 17%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 33 86
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 21 48
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 29 62
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 46 -200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 2 31.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 3 33.9%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 3 11.3%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 5 30.1%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 7 9%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 7 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 28 7%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 13.5%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 7 28%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 9 $293
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 14 17.9%

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Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
Public Health Funding Commitment: State increased or maintained funding for public health from FY 2014 to FY 2015 and FY 2015 to FY 2016. Y
National Health Security Preparedness Index: State met or exceeded the overall national average score (6.7) of the National Health Security Preparedness Index™, as of 2016. N
Public Health Accreditation: State had at least one accredited public health department. Y
Flu Vaccination Rate: State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu from Fall 2015 to Spring 2016. N
Climate Change Readiness: State received a grade of A or B in States at Risk: America's Preparedness Report Card. N
Food Safety: State increased the speed of DNA fingerprinting using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) testing for all reported cases of E. coli. Y
Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs): State implemented all four recommended activities to build capacity for HAI prevention. N
Public Health Laboratories: State public health laboratory provided biosafety training and/or provided information about biosafety training courses for sentinel clinical labs (from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). Y
Public Health Laboratories: State public health laboratories reported having a biosafety professional on staff (from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). Y
Emergency Healthcare Access: State has a formal access program or a program in progress for getting private sector health care staff and supplies into restricted areas during a disaster. N
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
Public Health Funding: State increased or maintained funding for public health from FY 2013 to 2014 and FY 2014 to 2015. N
Flu Vaccination Rates: State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu from Fall 2014 to Spring 2015. N
Childhood Immunization School Requirement Policies: State either excludes philosophical exemptions entirely or requires a parental notification or affidavit to achieve a religious or philosophical exemption for school attendance. N
HIV/AIDS Surveillance: State requires reporting of all (detectable and undetectable) CD4 (a type of white blood cell) and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Syringe Excahnge Programs: State explicitly authorizes syringe service programs (SEP). N
Climate Change and Infectious Disease: State currently has climate change adaptation plans completed. N
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: State reduced the standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated blood stream infections between 2012 to 2013. N
Public Health Laboratories: State laboratories reported having a biosafety professional from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Y
Public Health Laboratories: State laboratories provided biosafety training and/or information about courses for sentinel clinical labs in their jurisdiction from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. Y
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
Public Health Funding: Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2012-13 to FY 2013-14. N
Preparing for Emerging Threats: State scored equal to or higher than the national average on the Incident & Information Management domain of the National Health Security Preparedness Index. Y
Vaccinations: Met the Healthy People 2020 target of 90 percent of children ages 19-35 months receiving recommended ≥3 doses of HBV vaccine. Y
Vaccinations: Vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu for fall 2013 to spring 2014. N
Climate Change: State currently has completed climate change adaption plans - including the impact on human health. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: State performed better than the national standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated bloodstream infections. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: Between 2011 and 2012, state reduced the number of central line-associated blood stream infections. N
Preparing for Emerging Threats: From 7/113 6/30/14, public health lab reports conducting an exercise or utilizing a real event to evaluate the time for sentinel clinical labs to acknowledge receipt of an urgent message from lab. Y
HIV/AIDS: State requires reporting of all CD4 and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. Y
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
(1) Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2011-12 to FY 2012-13. N
(2) Met the HHS goal of vaccinating at least 90 percent of 19- to 35-month-olds against whooping cough. N
(3) Requires the HPV vaccine for teens -- or funds HPV vaccination efforts or educates the public about the HPV vaccine. N
(4) State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu in 2012. N
(5) State has a complete climate change adaptation plan that include focusing on the impact of human health. N
(6) State mandates that healthcare facilities in their state report healthcare-associated infections. Y
(7) Does your public health lab have a plan and capability to handle a significant surge in testing over a six to eight week period in response to an outbreak that increases testing over 300%? Y
(8) Does your public health lab currently have the capacity in place to assure the timely transportation (pick-up and delivery) of samples 24/7/365 days to the appropriate public health Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Reference Laboratory? Y
(9) From July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 did your public health lab evaluate the functionality of your continuity of operations plan (COOP) via a real event or an exercise? Y
(10) State covers routine HIV screening under their Medicaid programs. N
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
(1) Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2010-11 to FY 2011-12 Y
(2) Notified and assembled public health staff to ensure quick response to an incident. Y
(3) Met the HHS goal of vaccinating 90 percent of 19 to 35 month olds against whooping cough. N
(4) Requires Medicaid coverage of flu shots with no co-pay for beneficiaries under age of 65. Y
(5) State has a complete climate change adaptation plan. N
(6) Mandates all licensed child-care facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
(7) State has been accredited by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program. Y
(8) State participates in a Nurse Licensure Compact. N
(9) State public health lab reports having enough staffing capacity to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in reponse to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. Y
(10) State public health lab reports increasing or maintaining their LRN-C chemical capability. Y
2012 Total Score 7
Indicator
Ready or Not Emergency Preparedness Indicators sources
State currently sends and receives electronic health information to health care providers and community health centers. N
State developed at least two After-Action Report/Improvement Plans (AAR/IPs) within 60 days of an exercise or real incident. Y
State has the necessary lab workforce staffing to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in response to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. Y
State health department has an electronic syndromic surveillance system that can report and exchange information. Y
State health department has the ability to convene an emergency response team within 60 minutes at least twice. Y
State increased Laboratory Response Network for Chemical Treat (LRN-C) capability. Y
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2008-09 to FY 2009-10. Y
State is able to rapidly identify disease-causing E.coli O157:H7 and submit results by PulseNet within four working days 90% of the time. Y
State public health department activated its EOC as part of a drill, exercise, or real incident a minimum of two times and pre-identified staff able to report within 2.5 hours. Y
State requires all licensed childcare facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
Indicator
Pandemic Preparedness Indicators sources
State purchased 50 percent or more of their share of federally-subsidized antivirals. Y
State health department submitted data on available beds weekly for at least 50 percent of the facilities within their state to HAvBED System as required by ASPR during the 2009 H1N1 response. Y
State public health lab has the capacity in place to assure the timely transportation (pick-up and delivery) of samples 24/7, 365 days to the appropriate public health Laboratory Response Network (LRN) reference laboratory. Y
State public health lab reports having enough staffing capacity to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in response to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. Y
State has disease tracking system to collect and monitor data electronically via the Internet. Y
State identified the pathogen responsible for reported foodborne disease outbreaks at a rate that met or exceeded the national average of 46 percent (combined data 2005-2007). Y
State meets the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) readiness criteria. Y
State requires all licensed childcare facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
State has either enacted entity liability laws or has made a formal and official determination that existing law provides such protections. N
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2007-08 to FY 2008-09 Y

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Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding, by State, FY 2016 (*See note in source) $3,213,182
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $291,295,624
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $59.95
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $0
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $2,030,581
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $2,665,469
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $13,201,302
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $1,616,259
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $1,307,752
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $0
Health Reform - Obesity, FY 2016 $0
Health Reform - Toxic Substances & Environmental Public Health, FY 2016 $0
HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STI and TB Prevention, FY 2016 $9,324,405
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $4,826,708
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $1,119,613
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $1,899,231
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $8,564,969
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $553,278
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $57,922,610
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $105,032,177
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 26 $21.60
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $79,429,070
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $23,481,273
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $22,384,598
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $22,705,618
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $151,176,263
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 18 $31.09
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $3,237,341
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $286,261,887
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 9 $59.22
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $100,803,910
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 26 $20.79
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $145,353,257
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 16 $29.97
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $1,669,697
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $2,679,308
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $12,902,069
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $855,765
Environmental Health $24,000
Health Reform - Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $0
Health Reform - Toxic Substances & Environmental Public Health $0
HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STI and TB Prevention $9,835,523
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $3,646,671
Injury Prevention and Control $598,333
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $1,608,821
Public Health Preparedness and Response $9,275,797
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $321,771
Vaccines for Children $57,386,155
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $65,389,587
Health Professions $21,434,165
Maternal & Child Health $24,894,605
HIV/AIDS $30,755,777
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 8 $70.19
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $335,488,409
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $5,422,089
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 30 $19.9
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $131,090,954
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 21 $27.2
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $358,728,139
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 7 $74.4
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 30 $19.87
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $551,055
Cancer $5,483,915
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $1,796,051
Diabetes $512,407
Environmental Health $164,043
Heart Disease $376,022
HIV/AIDS $5,167,179
Vaccine for Children $55,388,691
Injury Prevention and Control $543,390
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $1,354,873
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $196,750
School Health $437,071
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $8,585,696
Tuberculosis $1,069,255
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $844,286
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,299,655
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,531,682
Tobacco $1,326,289
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $4,491,074
Section 317 Immunization Program $3,309,014
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $4,491,074
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $0
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $715,499
Environmental Public Health Tracking $0
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $987,592
HAIs $71,472
Immunization Programs $1,461,356
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $300,000
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $850,000
Tobacco $105,155
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,309,014
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $54,878,416
Health Professions $21,827,381
Maternal & Child Health $21,765,363
HIV/AIDS $31,438,052
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $131,090,954
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $27.2
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 7 $68.04
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $325,236,419
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $5,959,171
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 27 $20.93
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $100,061,879
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $615,000
CDC--Cancer $5,576,337
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,472,719
CDC--Diabetes $291,564
CDC--Environmental Health $350,000
CDC--Heart Disease $341,530
CDC--HIV/AIDS $5,494,033
CDC--Infectious Diseases $704,586
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $392,811
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $702,979
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $44,747
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $976,753
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,594,269
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,969,804
CDC--School Health $1,286,288
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,957,282
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,275,889
CDC--Tobacco $1,326,918
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,081,606
CDC--Vaccine for Children $54,438,469
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 14 $26.47
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $27,704,483
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $126,541,123
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $19,377,814
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $54,174,524
HRSA Health Professions Grants $25,284,302
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 11 14.4%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 10 $64.45
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $303,458,769
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $5,528,753
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 30 $19.01
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $89,527,731
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $575,000
CDC--Cancer $5,302,843
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,106,152
CDC--Diabetes $291,564
CDC--Environmental Health $468,457
CDC--Heart Disease $382,768
CDC--HIV/AIDS $3,559,905
CDC--Infectious Diseases $540,053
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $333,154
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $880,800
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,214,410
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,540,081
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,433,115
CDC--School Health $1,420,647
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,816,252
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,667,949
CDC--Tobacco $1,326,917
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,054,497
CDC--Vaccine for Children $51,613,167
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 15 $31.01
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $146,000,990
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $27,200,468
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $17,863,948
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $65,775,648
HRSA Health Professions Grants $17,887,316
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 11 14.4%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 12 $58
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $270,565,257
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $6,073,401
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 32 $17
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $79,016,361
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $515,954
CDC--Cancer $5,035,823
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $4,427,710
CDC--Diabetes $380,359
CDC--Environmental Health $299,040
CDC--Heart Disease $382,768
CDC--HIV/AIDS $3,527,760
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,087,129
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $858,564
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,606,504
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $82,250
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $861,238
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,609,081
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,766,811
CDC--School Health $223,612
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $4,223,298
CDC--Tobacco $0
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,054,497
CDC--Vaccine for Children $41,879,755
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 14 $24.11
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $26,497,698
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $111,590,471
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $17,527,673
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $39,896,764
HRSA Health Professions Grants $13,159,513
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 7 15%