Key Health Data About North Dakota

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 723,393
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 44 10.7%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 39 11.5%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 40 5.5%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 51 184
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 46 20,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 50 10.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 48 3,510
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 28 425.2
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 6 123
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 26 68.8%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 23 59.7%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 48 0.6
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 17 21.2%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 41 26
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 50 2
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 0%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 28.7%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 10.8%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 35 27.8%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 46 6.2%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 43 9.9%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 11 19.4%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 40 2.2%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 79
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 50
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 34
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -900
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 699,628
% Poverty (2011) 39 12.2%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 46 9.1%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 46 4.7%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 51 180
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 46 20,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 50 10.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 49 3,510
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 38 363.5
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 14 89
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 27 70.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 18 58%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 49 0.1
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 22 21.9%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 50 7
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 50 2
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 0%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 50 16.5%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 29 6.1
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 41 6.7%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 44 9.9%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 19.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 81
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 50
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 34
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -900
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 15 29.7%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 38 8.6%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 17 23.8%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 41 28.9%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 11%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 20 15.4%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 683,932
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 33 13.1%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 14 10.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 51 184
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 46 20,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 50 10.6%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 48 3,560
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 32 372
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 27 4
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 17 66.4%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 45 0.5
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 25 17.4%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 46 12
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 35 70.9%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 50 2
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 19.8%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 43 24.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 28 6
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 44 6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 30 11%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 22.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 82
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 48
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 31
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -900
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 42 8.3%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 41 28.9%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 25 27.8%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 13 27%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 25 15.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 14 13.7%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 11%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 45 25.7%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 28.7%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 10.8%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 672,591
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 44 10.7%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 41 5.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 51 171
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 46 18,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 44 11.6%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 48 3,300
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 41 305.1
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 19 9
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 42 60
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 22 19.2%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 50 5
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 36 69.9%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 49 2
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 19.8%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 7 43.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 18 7.5
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 45 6.3
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 36 11.6%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 22.4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 35 82
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 33 46
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 42 32
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 40 -900
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 21 28%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 42 25.4%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 35 7.5%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 17 25.7%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 30 15.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 18 22.1%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 11%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 1 13.7%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 3 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 44 11.4%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 641,481
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 42 10%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 32 8%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 51 144
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 46 18,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 44 11%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 48 3,090
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 39 281
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 8 43
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 49 0.2
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 26 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 49 7
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 51 1
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 19%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 27 22.8
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 37 6
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 47 6.7
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 32 12%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 27%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 34 76
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 31 42
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 43 27
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 40 -900
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 21 27.7%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 42 25.4%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 41 7.1%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 19 24.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 30 1%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 24 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 16 24%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 11%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 24 16%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 3 $330
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 44 11.4%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 639,715
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 33 12.2%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 20 10.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 48 3,090
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 34 285.9
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 3 369
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 48 0.2
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 41 19.9
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 47 6.7
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 36 11.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 34 76
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 24 41
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 43 27
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 40 -900
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2006-08 average) 22 26.7%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2003-07 average) 42 25.1%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 41 6.8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2006-08 average) 25 23.3%
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 10%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 10%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 3 $330
Overweight and Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 45 25.7%

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The date above indicates when the data became available.

Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 28 $25.18
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $16,939,076
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $1,192,623
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 8 $29.9
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $16,858,024
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 24 $24.1
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $34,013,780
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 12 $48.6
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 8 $29.90
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $355,703
Cancer $2,030,037
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $382,159
Diabetes $319,835
Environmental Health $99,757
Heart Disease $336,875
HIV/AIDS $941,206
Vaccine for Children $5,688,437
Injury Prevention and Control $392,142
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $0
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $82,720
School Health $570,000
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $5,063,379
Tuberculosis $159,325
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $398,116
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $196,165
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $243,494
Tobacco $1,116,470
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $1,256,799
Section 317 Immunization Program $818,187
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $1,256,799
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $370,684
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $502,238
Environmental Public Health Tracking $0
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $108,848
HAIs $4,861
Immunization Programs $226,418
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $0
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $0
Tobacco $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $818,187
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $4,253,478
Health Professions $3,689,361
Maternal & Child Health $3,878,244
HIV/AIDS $755,423
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $16,858,024
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $24.1
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 34 $20.24
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $13,615,833
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $1,254,791
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 8 $28.78
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 $19,355,489
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $334,779
CDC--Cancer $2,027,826
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $344,408
CDC--Diabetes $265,538
CDC--Environmental Health $0
CDC--Heart Disease $200,063
CDC--HIV/AIDS $811,945
CDC--Infectious Diseases $511,015
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $228,864
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $406,358
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $0
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $255,938
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $4,873,061
CDC--School Health $573,723
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $933,372
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $264,085
CDC--Tobacco $1,155,818
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $186,662
CDC--Vaccine for Children $5,743,258
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 12 $27.57
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $427,270
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $18,542,489
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $4,333,965
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $10,370,867
HRSA Health Professions Grants $3,410,387
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 32 10.8%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 37 $21.05
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $13,615,833
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $1,195,281
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 6 $30.37
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $19,641,719
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $360,000
CDC--Cancer $1,978,190
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $344,408
CDC--Diabetes $244,261
CDC--Environmental Health $0
CDC--Heart Disease $350,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $646,783
CDC--Infectious Diseases $458,629
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $191,915
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $415,003
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $206,839
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $0
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $247,175
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $4,852,054
CDC--School Health $570,000
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $456,656
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $264,085
CDC--Tobacco $1,155,818
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $165,982
CDC--Vaccine for Children $6,733,921
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 25 $24.39
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $15,778,265
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $350,440
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $2,849,774
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $5,023,712
HRSA Health Professions Grants $2,715,500
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 32 10.8%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 41 $17
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $10,824,747
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $1,270,585
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 7 $27
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $50,000
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $17,607,787
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $350,000
CDC--Cancer $2,014,581
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $234,408
CDC--Diabetes $273,138
CDC--Environmental Health $0
CDC--Heart Disease $350,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $645,311
CDC--Infectious Diseases $614,873
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $296,034
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $300,651
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $0
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $247,175
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $4,837,509
CDC--School Health $545,000
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $264,085
CDC--Tobacco $952,598
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $165,982
CDC--Vaccine for Children $5,466,442
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 16 $23.58
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $343,526
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $15,087,012
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $3,232,934
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $4,373,681
HRSA Health Professions Grants $2,194,797
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 32 11%