Key Health Data About Tennessee

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 6,651,194
% Poverty (2015) 11 16.7%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 17 10.3%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 24 4.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 18 17,192
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 15 110,000
% Asthma (2014) 26 8.9%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 45 16.1%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 14 37,650
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 20 477.5
% Diabetes (2015) 5 12.7%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 26 7.7
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 11 19.9
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 1 7.5%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 3 6.2%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 34 6
% Hypertension (2015) 7 38.5%
% Obesity (2015) 9 33.8%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 8 30.4%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 39 74.4%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 30 61.1%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 23 5.3
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 7 21.9%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 17 131
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 20 71
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 24 21.8%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 23.1%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 21.1%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 13 29.9%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 12 6.9
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 9 9.2%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 18.6%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 5 20.5%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 6 11%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 13 11.5%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 9 87.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 125
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 68
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 145
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) 16,100
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 6,600,299
% Poverty (2014) 12 17.8%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 18 12%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 26 5.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 9 26.8%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 18 17,130
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 15 110,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 51 7.1%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 16 18.1%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 13 38,300
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 20 474
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 2 13%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 26 7%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 11 17.7%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 1 7.5%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 3 6.2%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 36 6
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 6 38.8%
Obesity Rates (2014) 14 31.2%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 32 71.2%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 30 67.9%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 30 3.6
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 4 24.2%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 16 151
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 19 97
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 22 22.6
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 27.5%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.3%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 27 28.1%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 13 6.8
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 9 9%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 16.9%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 5 20.5%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 5 10.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 11 15.4%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 19 3.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 111
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 68
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 145
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -26,000
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 6,549,352
% Poverty (2013) 13 17.8%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 24 13.9%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 26 5.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 2 37.2%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 19 16,077
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 14 140,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 51 9.3%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 14 15.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 15 36,570
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 18 470.4
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 5 12.2%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 5 10.6%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 19 14
Hypertension (2013) 6 38.8%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 4 33.7%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 27 69.7%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 47 73.3%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 30 3.3
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 5 24.3%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 17 142
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 21 61
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 22.6
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 27.5%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.3%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 21 28.6%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 3 7.9
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 8 9.1%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 16.9%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 5 20.5%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 10 12.6%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 11 15.4%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 19 3.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 107
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 64
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 141
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -18,500
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 6,495,978
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 9 17.4%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 25 13.9%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 29 7.3%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 19 15,606
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 14 140,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 51 9.3%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 15 36,580
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 13 507.9
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 23 23
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 30 69.6%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 50 69.9%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 18 4.2
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 4 24.9%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 15 164
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 21 62
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 28.7%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 13.2%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 41 26.9%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 3 7.9
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 7 9.2%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 12 12.5%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 7 21.6%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 33 2.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 99
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 62
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 134
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -18,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 31.1
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 11.9%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 28.6%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 38.6%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 15.2%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 20.5%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 6,456,243
% Poverty (2011) 13 18.3%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 31 13.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 38 5.9%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 19 15,089
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 14 140,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 51 9.3%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 15 35,610
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 16 490.1
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 27 32
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 30 70.4%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 47 67.7%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 17 4.4
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 13 23%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 18 156
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 21 61
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 25 26.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 5 8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 10 9%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 12 12.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 21.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 99
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 58
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 134
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -18,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 10 31.1%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 5 11.9%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 6 28.6%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 3 38.6%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 15.2%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 5 20.5%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 6,403,353
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 24 14.7%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 28 7.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 19 14,671
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 14 140,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 51 9.3%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 15 34,750
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 17 450
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 12 18
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 20 66.6%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 15 4.4
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 14 20.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 16 193
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 9 66.1%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 21 60
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 17.9%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 44 23.8
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) 20.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 124
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 55
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 135
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -18,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 6 11.2%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 3 38.6%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 15 29.2%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 2 35.2%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 18 13.9%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 5 10.6%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 15.2%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 5 36.5%
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 13.2%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 6,346,105
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 20 15.4%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 38 6.6%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 19 13,961
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 12 120,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 40 12.3%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 15 33,070
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 10 478.1
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 29 4
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 8 6.5
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 7 23.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 15 202
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 8 64.5%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 21 59
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 17.9%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 42 25.6
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 8 8.3
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 8 9.4
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 9 14.2%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 20.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 19 123
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 24 54
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 10 135
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 7 -18,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 4 31.9%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 5 32.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 5 10.6%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 5 29.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 8 9.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 34 25.4%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 15.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 15 18.1%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 6 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 6 20.6%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 6,214,888
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 20 14%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 26 9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 19 12,457
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 12 120,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 40 12%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 16 29,390
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 9 445
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 19 17
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 5 6
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 5 25%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 16 234
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 21 59
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 20%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 37 21.3
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 7 9
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 7 9.6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 7 15%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 33%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 15 120
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 21 48
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 8 126
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 7 -18,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 2 31.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 5 32.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 4 10.8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 4 30.5%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 8 15%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 12 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 51 12%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 15.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 12 51%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 6 $315
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 6 20.6%

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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. Y
Food Safety: State increased the speed of DNA fingerprinting using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) testing for all reported cases of E. coli. Y
Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs): State implemented all four recommended activities to build capacity for HAI prevention. 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. N
Flu Vaccination Rates: State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu from Fall 2014 to Spring 2015. N
Childhood Immunization School Requirement Policies: State either excludes philosophical exemptions entirely or requires a parental notification or affidavit to achieve a religious or philosophical exemption for school attendance. Y
HIV/AIDS Surveillance: State requires reporting of all (detectable and undetectable) CD4 (a type of white blood cell) and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Syringe Excahnge Programs: State explicitly authorizes syringe service programs (SEP). N
Climate Change and Infectious Disease: State currently has climate change adaptation plans completed. N
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: State reduced the standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated blood stream infections between 2012 to 2013. Y
Public Health Laboratories: State laboratories reported having a biosafety professional from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. N
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. N
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. Y
Preparing for Emerging Threats: From 7/113 6/30/14, public health lab reports conducting an exercise or utilizing a real event to evaluate the time for sentinel clinical labs to acknowledge receipt of an urgent message from lab. Y
HIV/AIDS: State requires reporting of all CD4 and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. 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. 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? Y
(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. 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 6
Indicator
Ready or Not Emergency Preparedness Indicators sources
State currently sends and receives electronic health information to health care providers and community health centers. Y
State developed at least two After-Action Report/Improvement Plans (AAR/IPs) within 60 days of an exercise or real incident. Y
State has the necessary lab workforce staffing to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in response to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. Y
State health department has an electronic syndromic surveillance system that can report and exchange information. Y
State health department has the ability to convene an emergency response team within 60 minutes at least twice. Y
State increased Laboratory Response Network for Chemical Treat (LRN-C) capability. Y
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2008-09 to FY 2009-10. N
State is able to rapidly identify disease-causing E.coli O157:H7 and submit results by PulseNet within four working days 90% of the time. 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. N
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. Y
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. Y
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) $4,062,164
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $307,404,600
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita 18 $46.57
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $277,550
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $839,911
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $2,689,306
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $9,074,764
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $783,938
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $10,242,794
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $564,182
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 $13,155,820
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $7,461,696
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $2,820,178
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $491,553
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $10,489,560
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $464,933
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $79,477,917
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $138,834,102
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 34 $20.87
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $84,763,179
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $22,062,792
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $26,393,766
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $51,045,624
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $186,856,249
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 27 $28.09
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $4,048,785
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $285,610,100
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 15 $43.97
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $120,956,615.06
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 39 $18.47
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $156,541,772
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 28 $23.90
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $277,550
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $2,408,219
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $2,505,510
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $9,043,732
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $5,084,128
Environmental Health $645,939
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 $10,506,281
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $6,536,511
Injury Prevention and Control $1,855,942
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $162,638
Public Health Preparedness and Response $11,044,268
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $521,947
Vaccines for Children $70,363,950
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $61,893,934
Health Professions $20,982,133
Maternal & Child Health $26,064,746
HIV/AIDS $44,852,049
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 17 $43.87
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $278,401,400
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $7,035,110
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 42 $17.6
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $158,423,179
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 23 $24.5
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $275,073,200
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 16 $42.6
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 42 $17.59
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $280,788
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,256,873
Cancer $2,100,332
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $532,319
Diabetes $315,033
Environmental Health $500,000
Heart Disease $100,044
HIV/AIDS $6,435,558
Vaccine for Children $72,384,462
Injury Prevention and Control $942,160
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $176,095
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $570,000
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $65,643
School Health $530,616
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,550,748
Tuberculosis $1,483,256
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $1,959,438
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,263,217
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,180,985
Tobacco $1,281,398
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $4,019,362
Section 317 Immunization Program $3,694,035
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $4,019,362
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $0
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $1,111,418
Environmental Public Health Tracking $0
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $877,559
HAIs $768,006
Immunization Programs $388,053
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $757,600
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $0
Tobacco $116,726
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,694,035
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $67,444,390
Health Professions $22,146,370
Maternal & Child Health $27,240,673
HIV/AIDS $38,533,370
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $158,423,179
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $24.5
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 19 $42.28
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $268,288,600
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $7,668,219
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 37 $18.29
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $387,528
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $116,044,038
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,110,739
CDC--Cancer $2,275,675
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $509,744
CDC--Diabetes $254,403
CDC--Environmental Health $575,000
CDC--Heart Disease $350,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $7,545,255
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,437,072
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,736,191
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,886,618
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $282,810
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $175,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,635,529
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $12,367,988
CDC--School Health $407,355
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,503,642
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,245,284
CDC--Tobacco $1,281,398
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,552,963
CDC--Vaccine for Children $71,415,794
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 31 $20.43
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $37,024,440
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $129,670,750
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $19,727,473
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $40,845,342
HRSA Health Professions Grants $32,073,495
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 9 14.9%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 18 $45.74
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $288,021,800
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $7,103,056
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 42 $16.41
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $103,311,155
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $244,629
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,151,600
CDC--Cancer $2,242,303
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $612,958
CDC--Diabetes $293,643
CDC--Environmental Health $417,924
CDC--Heart Disease $549,998
CDC--HIV/AIDS $6,417,252
CDC--Infectious Diseases $3,078,522
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,579,897
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,898,183
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $442,502
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $175,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,580,945
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $12,369,035
CDC--School Health $531,679
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $514,837
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,254,627
CDC--Tobacco $1,268,998
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,416,344
CDC--Vaccine for Children $63,270,279
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 30 $22.53
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $141,875,380
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $34,082,021
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $16,310,932
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $64,321,704
HRSA Health Professions Grants $19,168,602
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 9 14.9%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 14 $51
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $313,513,800
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $7,818,211
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 44 $15
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $162,408
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $92,960,882
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,122,000
CDC--Cancer $2,098,961
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $591,465
CDC--Diabetes $143,462
CDC--Environmental Health $251,294
CDC--Heart Disease $350,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $6,096,768
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,465,003
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $308,230
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,988,161
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $457,522
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $175,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,580,945
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $11,842,828
CDC--School Health $524,387
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,280,218
CDC--Tobacco $1,040,809
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,531,663
CDC--Vaccine for Children $56,949,758
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 30 $17.04
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $31,782,146
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $104,890,871
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $15,788,258
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $36,164,437
HRSA Health Professions Grants $15,146,655
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 10 15%