Key Health Data About Nebraska

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 1,907,116
% Poverty (2015) 33 12.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 28 8.2%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 17 5.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 41 2,048
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 37 33,000
% Asthma (2014) 47 7.7%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 32 22.6%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 38 9,740
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 33 422.9
% Diabetes (2015) 36 8.8%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 50 3
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 50 6.5
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 23 12.3%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 23 8.3%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 6 94
% Hypertension (2015) 34 29.9%
% Obesity (2015) 14 31.4%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 28 25.3%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 34 73.8%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 46 64.6%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 42 2.4
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 29 17.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 39 33
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 40 12
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 27 20%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 26.8%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 27.4%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 30 26.2%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 35 5.1
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 36 7.1%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 13%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 34 13.8%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 21 9.9%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 7 13.3%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 5 88.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 110
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 83
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 80
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) 200
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 1,896,190
% Poverty (2014) 35 12.9%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 29 9.7%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 24 5.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 33 21.3%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 41 2,005
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 37 33,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 49 7.3%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 25 20.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 38 9,540
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 35 401.3
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 36 9.2%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 47 3.7%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 49 7.2%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 22 12.3%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 22 8.3%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 7 68
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 36 30.3%
Obesity Rates (2014) 20 30.2%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 41 72.3%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 46 72.6%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 36 2.7
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 32 17.3%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 38 38
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 40 12
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 34 16.9
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 26.4%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11.7%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 48 19.8%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 37 5.3
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 44 6.6%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 12.7%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 34 13.8%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 33 9.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 32 10.9%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 39 2.2%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 105
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 78
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 75
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -3,600
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 1,881,503
% Poverty (2013) 35 13.2%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 33 11.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 31 5.5%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 26 25.3%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 42 1,912
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 36 44,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 41 12.2%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 34 20.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 38 9,550
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 33 393.5
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 32 9.2%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 17 14.6%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 3 140
Hypertension (2013) 36 30.3%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 23 29.6%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 37 71.7%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 37 69.9%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 40 2.2
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 31 18.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 41 21
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 40 12
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 16.9
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 26.4%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 11.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 49 18.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 37 5.3
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 45 6.4%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 12.7%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 34 13.8%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 34 10.6%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 32 10.9%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 39 2.2%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 102
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 75
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 72
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -2,400
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 1,868,516
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 39 11.2%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 30 13.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 15 9.5%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 42 1,857
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 36 44,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 41 12.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 39 9,060
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 39 366.2
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 3 216
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 31 70%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 36 62.9%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 49 0.4
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 23 19.7%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 43 22
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 40 13
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 19.2%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 26.9%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) N/A
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 37 27.4%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 37 5.3
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 40 6.7%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 29 11.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 29 15%
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) 103
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 74
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 71
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -2,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 28.6
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 8.1%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 21%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 28.5%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 13.8%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 1,855,525
% Poverty (2011) 36 13.1%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 36 12.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 25 8.2%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 42 1,831
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 36 44,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 41 12.2%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 38 9,030
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 36 371.2
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 9 186
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 29 70.3%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 29 61.8%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 46 0.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 32 20%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 41 23
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 40 13
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 19.2%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 49 17.4%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 39 5.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 44 6.6%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 35 10.6%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 15%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 103
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 74
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 73
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -2,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 22 28.6%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 43 8.1%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 35 21%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 45 28.5%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 34 13.8%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 1,842,641
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 32 13.3%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 13 10.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 42 1,743
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 36 44,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 41 12.2%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 38 9,430
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 45 285
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 7 28
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 42 71.2%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 41 0.7
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 27 17.2%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 39 27
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 35 70.9%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 40 12
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 45 23.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 43 5
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 34 7
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 19 12%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 120
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 68
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 81
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -2,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 38 8.4%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 45 28.5%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 21 28.4%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 22 26.3%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 39 20.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 17 14.6%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 21 31.5%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 26.9%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A N/A
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 1,826,341
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 41 11.5%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 37 6.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 42 1,667
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 35 37,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 46 11.1%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 37 9,230
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 40 305.2
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 7 37
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 46 30
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 27 18.3%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 40 32
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 40 70.5%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 40 12
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 11 40.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 26 6.8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 37 7.00
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 33 11.9%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 24 111
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 24 54
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 29 67
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 34 -2,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 24 27.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 34 26.1%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 34 7.6%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 23 24.5%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 23 12.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 15 21.8%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) N/A N/A
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 24 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 20 15.8%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 1,783,432
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 27 13%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 23 10%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 42 1,479
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 35 37,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 46 11%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 36 8,710
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 37 290
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 6 49
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 49 0.2
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 29 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 41 25
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 40 11
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 47 17.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 43 6
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 36 7.1
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 28 13%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 35 75
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 44 19
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 41 32
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 34 -2,400
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 23 27.3%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 34 26.1%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 35 7.4%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 27 23.7%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 23 N/A
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 19 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 13 19%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 19 13%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 24 $261
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 20 15.8%

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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. 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. 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. Y
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. 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. Y
Climate Change: State currently has completed climate change adaption plans - including the impact on human health. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: State performed better than the national standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated bloodstream infections. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: Between 2011 and 2012, state reduced the number of central line-associated blood stream infections. N
Preparing for Emerging Threats: From 7/113 6/30/14, public health lab reports conducting an exercise or utilizing a real event to evaluate the time for sentinel clinical labs to acknowledge receipt of an urgent message from lab. Y
HIV/AIDS: State requires reporting of all CD4 and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. Y
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
(1) Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2011-12 to FY 2012-13. N
(2) Met the HHS goal of vaccinating at least 90 percent of 19- to 35-month-olds against whooping cough. N
(3) Requires the HPV vaccine for teens -- or funds HPV vaccination efforts or educates the public about the HPV vaccine. N
(4) State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu in 2012. Y
(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. N
(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? 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. 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 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. Y
(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. Y
(9) State public health lab reports having enough staffing capacity to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in reponse to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. Y
(10) State public health lab reports increasing or maintaining their LRN-C chemical capability. Y
2012 Total Score 7
Indicator
Ready or Not Emergency Preparedness Indicators sources
State currently sends and receives electronic health information to health care providers and community health centers. 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. Y
State is able to rapidly identify disease-causing E.coli O157:H7 and submit results by PulseNet within four working days 90% of the time. 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. N
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. N
State has either enacted entity liability laws or has made a formal and official determination that existing law provides such protections. Y
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2007-08 to FY 2008-09 N

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Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding, by State, FY 2016 (*See note in source) $1,362,493
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $91,908,003
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $48.47
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $0
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $156,374
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $2,599,880
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $11,714,444
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $1,631,701
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $2,141,230
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $9,405
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 $1,810,005
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $2,279,477
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $1,455,633
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $1,627,855
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $5,250,581
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $174,084
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $19,953,043
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $50,803,712
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 15 $26.64
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $22,498,119
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $6,576,683
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $7,952,252
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $6,759,691
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $46,500,803
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 33 $24.38
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $1,372,877
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $74,670,172
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 19 $39.96
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $49,149,162
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 13 $26.12
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $35,312,073
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 42 $18.77
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $107,104
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $2,596,738
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $13,033,098
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $966,059
Environmental Health $6,900
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 $2,425,447
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $3,703,019
Injury Prevention and Control $621,001
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $2,210,061
Public Health Preparedness and Response $5,526,426
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $486,494
Vaccines for Children $17,466,815
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $15,849,182
Health Professions $4,972,982
Maternal & Child Health $8,132,220
HIV/AIDS $3,514,725
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 18 $39.85
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $72,785,962
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $2,380,735
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 16 $24.6
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $39,334,468
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 35 $21.2
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $72,690,976
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 20 $39.2
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 16 $24.64
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $136,100
Cancer $5,493,110
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $615,146
Diabetes $344,259
Environmental Health $139,750
Heart Disease $492,679
HIV/AIDS $1,847,808
Vaccine for Children $21,377,061
Injury Prevention and Control $510,330
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $115,200
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $85,215
School Health $215,986
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $5,150,909
Tuberculosis $213,427
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $627,774
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,254,468
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $434,579
Tobacco $1,213,833
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $3,536,140
Section 317 Immunization Program $1,607,380
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $3,536,140
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $510,199
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $1,187,618
Environmental Public Health Tracking $0
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $622,123
HAIs $66,300
Immunization Programs $492,300
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $657,600
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $0
Tobacco $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $1,607,380
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $15,685,280
Health Professions $5,403,875
Maternal & Child Health $10,210,607
HIV/AIDS $5,288,517
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $39,334,468
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $21.2
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 20 $39.84
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $72,761,893
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $2,599,056
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 21 $22.52
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 $41,131,555
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $277,599
CDC--Cancer $5,863,091
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $767,084
CDC--Diabetes $421,282
CDC--Environmental Health $0
CDC--Heart Disease $303,431
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,528,028
CDC--Infectious Diseases $699,700
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $229,734
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $356,924
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $725,753
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $120,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,685,897
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $5,886,524
CDC--School Health $190,934
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $1,408,299
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $410,154
CDC--Tobacco $1,218,442
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $214,670
CDC--Vaccine for Children $17,348,530
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 43 $16.28
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $3,699,430
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $29,740,420
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $8,768,371
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $9,550,234
HRSA Health Professions Grants $7,722,385
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 36 10.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 21 $38.03
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $68,323,285
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $2,433,560
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 21 $21.38
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $38,407,310
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $159,529
CDC--Cancer $5,710,377
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $649,141
CDC--Diabetes $371,371
CDC--Environmental Health $144,058
CDC--Heart Disease $490,580
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,417,008
CDC--Infectious Diseases $585,711
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $217,536
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $386,959
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $691,433
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $340,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,597,263
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $5,702,253
CDC--School Health $213,721
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $685,088
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $411,170
CDC--Tobacco $1,240,942
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $210,957
CDC--Vaccine for Children $17,182,213
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 38 $19.02
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $34,172,717
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $3,209,458
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $8,157,558
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $12,828,622
HRSA Health Professions Grants $5,060,705
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 36 10.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 24 $37
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $65,069,351
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $2,642,978
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 20 $21
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 $36,639,529
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $149,529
CDC--Cancer $5,026,154
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $810,871
CDC--Diabetes $314,631
CDC--Environmental Health $0
CDC--Heart Disease $467,373
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,445,793
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,015,191
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,074,095
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $358,751
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $937,478
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $20,486
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,597,263
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $5,848,300
CDC--School Health $190,000
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $451,318
CDC--Tobacco $1,022,755
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $210,957
CDC--Vaccine for Children $15,645,208
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 36 $15.39
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $3,067,519
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $27,316,904
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $7,886,799
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $7,794,411
HRSA Health Professions Grants $2,893,709
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 38 10%