Key Health Data About Illinois

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 12,801,539
% Poverty (2015) 29 13.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 31 7.1%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 46 2.5%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 7 42,840
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 6 220,000
% Asthma (2014) 25 9.1%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 18 25.5%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 7 65,090
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 12 540.4
% Diabetes (2015) 26 9.9%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 23 8.4
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 34 13.3
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 45 14.6%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 28 8.7%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 3 153
% Hypertension (2015) 27 30.8%
% Obesity (2015) 18 30.8%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 30 24.8%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 10 69.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 8 59.3%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 12 8.4
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 41 15.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 5 343
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 8 284
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 25 21.4%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 30.9%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 24.8%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 17 29.2%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 16 6.6
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 21 8.3%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 12.6%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 9 19.3%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 13 10.2%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 21 10.1%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 22 85.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 229
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 126
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 166
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) 9,700
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 12,859,995
% Poverty (2014) 27 14.4%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 29 9.7%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 42 3.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 17 23.9%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 7 42,658
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 6 210,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 47 7.6%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 8 15.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 6 65,460
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 11 516.5
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 23 10.1%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 21 8.2%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 38 11.8%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 45 14.6%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 27 8.7%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 6 72
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 37 30.1%
Obesity Rates (2014) 28 29.3%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 5 65.3%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 8 60.1%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 13 6.7
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 35 16.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 6 320
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 8 289
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 15 23.7
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 32.6%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.4%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 16 31.7%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 29 6
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 22 8.2%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 11.5%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 9 19.3%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 13 10.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 18 14.1%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 38 2.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 229
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 126
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 163
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -19,400
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 12,880,580
% Poverty (2013) 27 14.7%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 29 12.7%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 43 4.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 29 25.1%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 7 41,080
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 7 240,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 28 13.6%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 27 18.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 7 66,840
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 13 495.5
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 23 9.9%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 33 18.3%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 10 40
Hypertension (2013) 37 30.1%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 25 29.4%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 5 64.6%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 10 60.3%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 10 6.2
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 32 18%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 6 327
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 8 280
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 23.7
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 32.6%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.4%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 11 30.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 21 8.2%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 11.5%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 9 19.3%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 20 11.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 18 14.1%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 38 2.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 225
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 123
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 160
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -9,300
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 12,882,135
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 31 13.4%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 27 13.6%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 30 6.9%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 7 40,531
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 7 240,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 28 13.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 7 66,090
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 10 526.1
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 7 112
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 4 63.7%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 6 52.5%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 9 6.2
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 31 18.6%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 6 347
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 8 287
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 31.5%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 11.4%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 25 31.5%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 22 8.1%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 19 12%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 20 17.5%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 30 2.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 226
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 119
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 159
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -9,300
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 28.1
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 9.4%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 21.8%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 31%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 19.3%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 12,875,255
% Poverty (2011) 26 15%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 22 14.7%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 37 6.2%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 6 39,823
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 7 240,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 28 13.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 7 65,750
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 12 506.1
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 4 282
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 1 62.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 5 54.7%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 5 6.9
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 27 20.9%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 5 359
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 8 290
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 19 28.2%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 21 6.9
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 22 8.2%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 18 12.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 17.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 226
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 127
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 159
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -9,300
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 24 28.1%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 30 9.4%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 31 21.8%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 24 31%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 9 19.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 12,869,257
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 23 14.8%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 31 7.6%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 7 38,886
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 7 240,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 28 13.6%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 6 65,610
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 13 470
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 5 34
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 12 65.5%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 6 7.0
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 30 16.9%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 7 372
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 1 61.9%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 8 289
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 22.2%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 34 27.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 14 7
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 17 8
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 19 12%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 18.1%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 260
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 130
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 172
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -9,300
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 22 9.7%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 24 31%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 29 27.1%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 31 25.2%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 15 13.6%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 33 18.3%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 10 34.9%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 31.5%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 11.4%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 12,830,632
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 25 14.8%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 22 9.1%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 8 37,592
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 7 210,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 31 13.1%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 7 63,890
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 12 469.3
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 6 56
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 11 5.8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 19 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 5 418
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 2 60.7%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 8 288
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 22.2%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 37 27.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 28 6.7
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 20 8.5
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 19 13%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 18.1%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 3 268
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 5 128
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 4 173
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 16 -9,300
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 23 27.7%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 23 27.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 25 8.4%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 15 25.8%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 17 11.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 27 23.7%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 11.9%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 17 18.3%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 18 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 4 20.7%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 12,901,563
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 26 13%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 38 7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 6 33,620
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 7 210,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 31 12%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 6 59,130
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 11 432
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 17 19
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 16 4
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 26 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 5 521
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 8 282
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 20%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 11 26.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 18 7
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 19 8.6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 19 13%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 25%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 3 266
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 5 117
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 4 167
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 16 -9,300
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 26 26.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 23 27.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 21 8.4%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 19 24.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 17 17%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 28 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 9 28%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 11.9%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 28 9%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 18 $272
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 4 20.7%

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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. N
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. Y
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. Y
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. 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. Y
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. 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. 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. Y
(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? N
(10) State covers routine HIV screening under their Medicaid programs. Y
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
(1) Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2010-11 to FY 2011-12 N
(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. 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. Y
(10) State public health lab reports increasing or maintaining their LRN-C chemical capability. Y
2012 Total Score 5
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. N
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. N
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. 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. 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. N
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) $8,882,060
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $278,410,100
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $21.65
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $1,500,000
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $2,209,258
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $3,602,710
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $32,004,578
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $2,802,939
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $9,573,038
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $1,701,319
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 $30,610,823
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $12,766,903
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $3,902,933
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $3,191,487
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $25,518,819
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $466,867
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $84,758,427
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $214,610,101
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 47 $16.76
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $197,811,450
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $33,833,043
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $42,712,093
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $76,344,000
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $356,026,713
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 28 $27.81
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $8,743,125
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $308,700,900
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 29 $23.96
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $246,302,738
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 33 $19.12
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $309,544,271
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 26 $24.03
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $1,680,405
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $5,904,145
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $3,845,374
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $27,090,756
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $3,908,895
Environmental Health $1,727,015
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 $29,398,022
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $12,548,405
Injury Prevention and Control $3,486,024
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $2,493,580
Public Health Preparedness and Response $27,212,373
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $596,315
Vaccines for Children $126,411,429
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $145,969,147
Health Professions $25,324,774
Maternal & Child Health $42,170,327
HIV/AIDS $90,742,688
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 32 $23.21
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $297,742,900
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $10,936,885
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 33 $19.5
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $299,168,473
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 28 $23.2
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $297,253,500
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 29 $23.1
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 33 $19.47
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $670,531
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $6,036,117
Cancer $9,707,170
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $5,090,150
Diabetes $2,124,898
Environmental Health $1,178,012
Heart Disease $355,108
HIV/AIDS $19,913,910
Vaccine for Children $139,513,671
Injury Prevention and Control $3,993,832
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $2,260,348
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $298,417
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $89,387
School Health $1,145,935
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $28,062,062
Tuberculosis $2,755,941
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $2,047,812
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,120,278
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,922,941
Tobacco $1,064,167
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $10,917,637
Section 317 Immunization Program $7,256,692
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $10,917,637
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $6,081,121
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $778,232
Environmental Public Health Tracking $0
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $782,513
HAIs $779,616
Immunization Programs $0
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $800,000
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $1,696,155
Tobacco $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $7,256,692
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $122,228,954
Health Professions $35,170,734
Maternal & Child Health $46,533,745
HIV/AIDS $89,931,200
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $299,168,473
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $23.2
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 30 $24.21
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $310,638,300
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $12,357,745
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 32 $19.75
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $506,430
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $253,394,543
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,234,665
CDC--Cancer $10,328,538
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $7,797,864
CDC--Diabetes $1,916,820
CDC--Environmental Health $2,571,186
CDC--Heart Disease $378,351
CDC--HIV/AIDS $19,575,742
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,384,912
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,344,863
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $4,899,876
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,875,660
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,758,780
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $31,213,433
CDC--School Health $613,573
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $6,625,340
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $4,215,601
CDC--Tobacco $1,205,231
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $3,036,699
CDC--Vaccine for Children $139,263,169
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 22 $23.26
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $87,893,555
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $298,381,897
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $44,960,330
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $132,557,628
HRSA Health Professions Grants $32,970,384
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 28 11%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 32 $24.32
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $313,937,000
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $11,422,845
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 33 $18.29
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $236,195,434
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $486,565
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,386,694
CDC--Cancer $9,427,253
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $8,047,736
CDC--Diabetes $2,023,723
CDC--Environmental Health $2,695,937
CDC--Heart Disease $581,711
CDC--HIV/AIDS $18,702,947
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,891,340
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $779,394
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $4,544,521
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $2,163,537
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,319,446
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $31,240,493
CDC--School Health $616,878
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,651,188
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $4,580,310
CDC--Tobacco $1,513,046
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $2,921,879
CDC--Vaccine for Children $135,620,836
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 29 $23.35
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $301,438,369
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $80,854,272
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $38,035,276
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $149,825,682
HRSA Health Professions Grants $16,480,455
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 28 11%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 32 $23
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $301,629,600
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $12,605,863
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 33 $17
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $813,823
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $214,962,853
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,493,057
CDC--Cancer $9,416,948
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $8,452,918
CDC--Diabetes $1,303,845
CDC--Environmental Health $2,971,683
CDC--Heart Disease $590,711
CDC--HIV/AIDS $19,580,704
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,953,879
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,624,625
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $3,660,418
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,156,606
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,809,162
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $31,716,374
CDC--School Health $625,881
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $4,279,316
CDC--Tobacco $972,977
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $2,928,553
CDC--Vaccine for Children $116,560,206
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 28 $17.21
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $76,758,136
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $221,165,510
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $37,431,749
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $84,801,725
HRSA Health Professions Grants $7,534,874
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 29 11%