Key Health Data About Georgia

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 10,310,371
% Poverty (2015) 10 17%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 3 13.9%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 11 6.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 6 48,328
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 12 130,000
% Asthma (2014) 38 8.3%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 19 25.4%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 11 48,670
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 7 570.8
% Diabetes (2015) 15 11.3%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 36 6.5
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 40 11.9
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 19 11.7%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 22 8.1%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 34 6
% Hypertension (2015) 9 36.2%
% Obesity (2015) 19 30.7%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 15 27.3%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 9 69.4%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 14 62.6%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 3 14
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 23 17.7%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 7 324
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 9 257
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) N/A N/A
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A N/A
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A N/A
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 38 24.4%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 4 7.5
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 6 9.5%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A N/A
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 17 16.5%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 7 10.8%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) N/A N/A
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 40 78.8%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 221
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 103
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 189
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) -6,700
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 10,214,860
% Poverty (2014) 6 18.5%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 4 15.8%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 10 7.6%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 20 23.6%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 6 47,658
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 11 130,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 36 8.4%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 20 18.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 11 48,070
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 10 519.9
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 10 11.6%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 42 5.2%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 41 10.7%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 18 11.7%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 21 8.1%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 24 15
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 12 35%
Obesity Rates (2014) 19 30.5%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 4 65.2%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 14 62.8%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 4 12.3
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 30 17.4%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 5 335
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 9 262
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 10 24.6
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 29.1%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11.4%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 37 26%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 11 6.9
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 5 9.5%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 12.7%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 17 16.5%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 5 10.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 24 12.8%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 14 3.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 198
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 95
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 184
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -26,300
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 10,097,343
% Poverty (2013) 5 19%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 4 18.8%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 8 9.6%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 17 27.2%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 6 46,174
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 47 11.5%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 11 14.5%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 11 47,390
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 10 514.8
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 14 10.8%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 21 15.4%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 23 11
Hypertension (2013) 12 35%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 18 30.3%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 10 66.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 8 59.3%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 2 10.3
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 28 18.8%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 5 340
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 9 254
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 24.6
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 29.1%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11.4%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 25 27.1%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 26 6.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 5 9.5%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 12.7%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 17 16.5%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 8 12.7%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 24 12.8%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 14 3.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 192
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 92
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 181
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -16,400
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 9,992,167
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 6 18.3%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 5 19.2%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 7 12.8%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 6 41,814
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 47 11.5%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 11 49,280
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 9 534
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 35 6
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 13 66.2%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 24 60.1%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 2 9.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 20 20.4%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 5 357
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 9 254
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 26.8%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 30.8%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 13.3%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 44 25.3%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 26 6.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 6 9.3%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 10 12.7%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 23 17%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 21 3.8%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 183
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 84
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 141
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 29.1
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 9.9%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 23.6%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 32.3%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 15%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 16.5%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 9,919,945
% Poverty (2011) 5 19.1%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 7 19.2%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 10 10.9%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 7 39,250
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 47 11.5%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 11 48,130
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 8 561.6
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 15 78
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 7 66.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 6 55.2%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 4 7
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 26 21.2%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 6 347
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 9 252
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 26.8%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 46 20.5%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 14 7.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 7 9.4%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 7 13.2%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 17%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 186
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 86
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 146
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 20 29.1%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 22 9.9%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 18 23.6%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 18 32.3%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 15%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 17 16.5%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 9,815,210
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 8 19.4%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 16 9.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 6 39,207
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 47 11.5%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 11 44,580
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 16 459
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 14 12
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 3 61.8%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 3 8.1
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 24 17.6%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 5 411
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 5 64.4%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 9 233
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 26%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 17 33
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 5 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 6 9
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 4 14%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 16.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 211
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 87
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 156
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 18 10.1%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 18 32.3%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 24 28%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 18 26.8%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 12 12.9%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 21 15.4%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 15%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 3 37.3%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 30.8%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 13.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 9,687,653
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 5 20.5%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 11 11.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 6 38,054
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 12 120,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 42 12%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 11 40,480
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 21 411.2
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 16 13
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 3 9.8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 23 18.8%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 6 415
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 6 64.1%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 9 245
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 26%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 30 30.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 9 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 6 9.5
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 10 13.9%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 16.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 6 201
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 14 79
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 5 143
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 8 -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 17 28.7%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 11 29.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 12 9.7%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 27 24.1%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 9 9.7%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 30 24.3%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 12.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 12 17.1%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 31 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 2 21.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 9,685,744
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 10 18%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 14 12%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 8 31,734
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 12 120,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 42 12%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 11 36,980
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 7 458
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 28 8
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 4 7
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 24 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 6 474
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 9 231
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 22%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 41 20.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 10 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 7 9.6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 9 14%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 26%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 7 186
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 14 61
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 5 135
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 8 -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 17 28.1%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 11 29.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 9 9.8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 24 24%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 9 12%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 18 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 44 18%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 12.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 18 44%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 31 $246
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 2 21.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 9,544,750
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 13 17.7%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 15 12.8%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 11 36,980
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 8 429.6
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 18 49
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 4 6.4
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 48 18.6
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 7 9.6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 13 13.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 6 183
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 13 56
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 6 126
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 8 -16,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2006-08 average) 14 27.9%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2003-07 average) 11 29.4%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 9 9.7%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2006-08 average) 20 24.2%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 0%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 0%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 0%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 13.8%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 31 $246
Overweight and Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 3 37.3%

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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. Y
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. Y
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. Y
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. N
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. Y
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. N
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. Y
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. N
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
(1) Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2011-12 to FY 2012-13. Y
(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%? N
(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? N
(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? N
(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. N
(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. N
(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. N
(10) State public health lab reports increasing or maintaining their LRN-C chemical capability. Y
2012 Total Score 4
Indicator
Ready or Not Emergency Preparedness Indicators sources
State currently sends and receives electronic health information to health care providers and community health centers. Y
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. N
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. N
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. N
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. N
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

The date above indicates when the data became available.

Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding, by State, FY 2016 (*See note in source) $6,009,692
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $200,496,288
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $19.63
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $215,805
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $5,713,196
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $7,279,566
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $40,204,399
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $4,381,731
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $9,799,663
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $1,743,587
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 $28,554,091
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $17,659,133
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $3,135,137
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $1,660,790
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $15,777,404
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $5,557,132
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $131,572,335
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $273,253,969
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 16 $26.50
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $113,003,230
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $19,919,906
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $29,739,769
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $107,807,440
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $274,282,701
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 29 $26.60
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $5,970,165
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $184,693,477
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 37 $18.48
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $240,067,527
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 17 $23.78
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $219,686,152
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 33 $21.76
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $375,802
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $1,609,947
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $7,197,605
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $32,991,404
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $5,444,031
Environmental Health $2,179,065
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 $26,969,865
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $15,377,359
Injury Prevention and Control $2,779,086
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $1,190,979
Public Health Preparedness and Response $16,324,723
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $8,652,581
Vaccines for Children $118,975,080
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $81,995,511
Health Professions $16,514,574
Maternal & Child Health $26,649,444
HIV/AIDS $89,982,711
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 38 $16.81
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $162,837,455
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $10,476,179
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 21 $23.3
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $212,867,975
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 34 $21.5
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $168,715,698
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 38 $17.0
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 21 $23.31
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $274,661
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $159,909
Cancer $10,479,056
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $7,832,590
Diabetes $1,212,149
Environmental Health $1,707,271
Heart Disease $2,117,198
HIV/AIDS $14,701,282
Vaccine for Children $135,952,153
Injury Prevention and Control $3,401,924
Nutrition / Physical Activity $151,960
Occupational Safety & Health $855,907
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $59,571
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $76,980
School Health $819,347
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $18,636,887
Tuberculosis $2,669,663
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $3,846,491
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,883,050
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $4,044,678
Tobacco $1,090,946
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $9,473,287
Section 317 Immunization Program $6,305,521
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $9,473,287
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $499,000
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $1,496,240
Environmental Public Health Tracking $250,000
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $872,890
HAIs $361,472
Immunization Programs $1,502,741
Prevention Research Centers $894,500
Public Health Infrastructure $499,738
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $3,096,706
REACH $0
Tobacco $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $6,305,521
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $68,552,651
Health Professions $17,549,110
Maternal & Child Health $27,923,648
HIV/AIDS $94,362,663
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $212,867,975
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $21.5
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 44 $13.28
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $128,656,971
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $11,615,246
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 16 $24.39
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $311,573
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $236,234,311
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $598,927
CDC--Cancer $12,690,507
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $10,356,725
CDC--Diabetes $1,879,938
CDC--Environmental Health $1,899,292
CDC--Heart Disease $2,404,751
CDC--HIV/AIDS $8,559,154
CDC--Infectious Diseases $3,590,223
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $9,738,467
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $3,761,706
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $638,674
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $837,136
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $3,664,925
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $22,162,637
CDC--School Health $501,769
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $6,016,124
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,574,667
CDC--Tobacco $1,601,781
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $2,761,539
CDC--Vaccine for Children $133,535,817
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 32 $19.04
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $83,141,684
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $184,481,429
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $25,895,909
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $53,375,949
HRSA Health Professions Grants $22,067,887
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 15 13.9%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 38 $19.66
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $193,217,098
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $10,738,888
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 29 $19.32
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $189,906,125
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $311,934
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $708,897
CDC--Cancer $8,393,726
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $5,793,847
CDC--Diabetes $491,083
CDC--Environmental Health $2,129,514
CDC--Heart Disease $1,714,389
CDC--HIV/AIDS $16,113,367
CDC--Infectious Diseases $5,542,162
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $3,966,823
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $3,744,699
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $891,161
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $744,818
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,983,439
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $21,358,811
CDC--School Health $297,993
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,690,361
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,611,669
CDC--Tobacco $1,331,478
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $2,301,445
CDC--Vaccine for Children $104,784,509
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 37 $19.97
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $196,284,115
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $77,608,584
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $23,322,387
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $71,851,555
HRSA Health Professions Grants $15,290,943
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 15 13.9%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 39 $18
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $174,971,859
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $11,847,828
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 27 $19
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $1,084,020
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $180,956,083
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,106,356
CDC--Cancer $8,079,543
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $12,938,355
CDC--Diabetes $1,096,787
CDC--Environmental Health $2,663,059
CDC--Heart Disease $4,234,672
CDC--HIV/AIDS $14,392,413
CDC--Infectious Diseases $4,079,836
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $5,138,480
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $2,704,239
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $1,066,687
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $450,063
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $3,012,467
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $21,724,929
CDC--School Health $530,619
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,914,273
CDC--Tobacco $901,944
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $2,445,792
CDC--Vaccine for Children $87,766,437
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 33 $16.08
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $71,988,152
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $153,462,033
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $23,081,280
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $44,214,244
HRSA Health Professions Grants $7,159,079
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 15 14%