Key Health Data About Maryland

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 5,928,814
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 50 9.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 34 12.4%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 28 7.5%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 9 38,073
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 40 12.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 20 30,680
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 22 455.3
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 27 16
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 18 67.4%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 38 63.2%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 4 7.4
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 46 16.2%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 10 224
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 7 345
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 28.7%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 34.7%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 15.3%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 20 32.9%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 9 8.8%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 16 12.2%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 39 12.5%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 32 2.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 48
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 48
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 39
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -7,000
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 5,884,563
% Poverty (2011) 50 10.1%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 26 13.8%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 15 10%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 9 37,129
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 40 12.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 20 31,000
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 17 471.3
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 23 46
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 23 69.9%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 33 62.8%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 3 7.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 39 19.1%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 11 233
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 7 338
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 28.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 41 22%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 15 7.3
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 12 8.9%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 16 12.5%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 12.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 51
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 48
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 40
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -7,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 26 27.6%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 20 10.2%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 24 23.1%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 21 31.3%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 12%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 21 15.1%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 5,828,289
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 33 13.1%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 17 9.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 9 35,981
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 40 12.4%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 20 28,890
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 15 460
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 11 20
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 33 68.7%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 8 5.8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 40 15.2%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 14 220
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 12 66.5%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 7 332
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 26.1%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 10 35
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) 11 13%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 11.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 56
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 44
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 39
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -7,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 29 9.4%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 21 31.3%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 22 28.3%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 26 26.1%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 21 15%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 26 16.6%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 12%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 36 28.8%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 34.7%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 15.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 5,773,552
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 30 14%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 35 7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 9 35,395
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 22 86,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 18 13.7%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 20 27,700
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 18 421.5
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 11 23
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 13 5.6
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 48 15.7%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 14 218
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 23 67.1%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 7 330
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 26.1%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 50 20.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 9 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 12 9.1
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 16 13.4%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 11.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 42 56
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 39 41
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 39 41
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 20 -7,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 26 27.1%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 20 28.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 19 9.1%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 29 23.6%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 14 10.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 45 27.6%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 12.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 33 22.5%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 16 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 31 13.6%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 5,633,597
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 23 14%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 19 11%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 9 30,252
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 22 86,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 18 13%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 19 27,380
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 14 412
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 23 14
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 5 6
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 44 18%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 13 270
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 7 319
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 24%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 51 8.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 20 7
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 9 9.4
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 18 14%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 20%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 42 47
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 37 31
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 38 38
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 20 -7,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 26 26.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 20 28.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 18 8.8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 28 23.6%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 14 33%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 46 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 42 46%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 12.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 46 42%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 16 $278
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 31 13.6%

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Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 26 $30.09
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $173,747,000
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $6,445,505
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 11 $26.2
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $161,031,336
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 20 $27.4
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $175,461,490
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 24 $29.8
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 11 $26.17
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $69,673
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $6,245,908
Cancer $6,033,030
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $5,323,288
Diabetes $521,429
Environmental Health $2,508,390
Heart Disease $538,295
HIV/AIDS $17,008,852
Vaccine for Children $60,974,411
Injury Prevention and Control $4,133,961
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $6,729,139
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $896,821
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $389,567
School Health $519,896
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $14,675,178
Tuberculosis $2,203,605
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $5,031,533
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,508,669
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,131,749
Tobacco $1,222,751
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $9,122,909
Section 317 Immunization Program $3,711,870
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $9,122,909
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $1,945,289
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $673,446
Environmental Public Health Tracking $1,172,251
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $680,399
HAIs $66,853
Immunization Programs $1,443,008
Prevention Research Centers $915,000
Public Health Infrastructure $400,000
Public Health Prevention Research $714,286
Public Health Workforce $1,000,000
REACH $0
Tobacco $112,377
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,711,870
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $53,227,748
Health Professions $6,683,541
Maternal & Child Health $23,559,437
HIV/AIDS $75,147,860
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $161,031,336
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $27.4
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 25 $30.79
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $177,765,000
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $7,166,017
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 10 $27.23
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 $157,237,328
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $8,259,870
CDC--Cancer $7,300,001
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $7,878,697
CDC--Diabetes $410,239
CDC--Environmental Health $3,936,391
CDC--Heart Disease $525,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $16,460,705
CDC--Infectious Diseases $3,368,742
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $5,649,853
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $2,538,979
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $37,000
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $7,847,250
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,970,257
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $17,535,242
CDC--School Health $565,608
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,492,047
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,518,009
CDC--Tobacco $1,232,915
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $4,696,005
CDC--Vaccine for Children $57,918,545
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 4 $42.05
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $170,615,647
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $242,755,770
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $23,876,025
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $37,065,921
HRSA Health Professions Grants $11,198,177
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 48 8.6%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 22 $37.05
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $211,160,801
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $6,640,448
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 12 $24.65
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $140,518,569
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $7,855,732
CDC--Cancer $7,140,253
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $7,336,620
CDC--Diabetes $668,551
CDC--Environmental Health $3,553,327
CDC--Heart Disease $544,625
CDC--HIV/AIDS $17,638,912
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,890,129
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $3,477,930
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $3,433,809
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $6,546,552
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,826,029
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $16,892,592
CDC--School Health $909,173
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,131,069
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,356,061
CDC--Tobacco $1,228,111
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,637,278
CDC--Vaccine for Children $50,451,816
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 5 $46.80
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $266,708,506
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $181,415,406
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $22,469,398
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $49,076,220
HRSA Health Professions Grants $6,730,193
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 48 8.6%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 23 $38
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $214,244,000
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $7,305,500
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 12 $23
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 $129,116,215
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $5,797,840
CDC--Cancer $6,161,595
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,591,676
CDC--Diabetes $692,461
CDC--Environmental Health $2,723,601
CDC--Heart Disease $325,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $19,099,940
CDC--Infectious Diseases $3,933,124
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $3,329,703
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $5,387,689
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $5,984,412
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,056,786
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $17,368,515
CDC--School Health $639,726
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $3,222,706
CDC--Tobacco $993,392
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,306,115
CDC--Vaccine for Children $46,290,154
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 2 $48.17
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $206,730,531
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $270,622,176
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $20,489,296
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $30,970,966
HRSA Health Professions Grants $6,647,386
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 43 9%