Key Health Data About Utah

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 2,900,872
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 40 11%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 21 14.4%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 20 8.5%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 39 2,670
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 34 50,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 21 14.3%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 36 10,810
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 48 270.3
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 32 7
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 32 70.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 12 56%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 41 1.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 51 10.6%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 38 37
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 35 20
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 31.7%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 15.3%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 40 27%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 41 4.9
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 39 6.8%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 40 10.2%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 43 5.9%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 35 2.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 55
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 34
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 48
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -1,500
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 2,855,287
% Poverty (2011) 34 13.5%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 23 14.6%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 12 10.7%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 39 2,607
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 34 50,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 21 14.3%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 36 10,620
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 47 256.4
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 43 5
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 25 70%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 12 56.9%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 46 0.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 51 11.8%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 39 34
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 35 20
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 20.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 14 29.7%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 41 5.3
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 39 6.9%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 32 10.9%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 5.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 59
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 34
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 48
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -1,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 44 24.3%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 49 7.2%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 50 16.6%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 51 22.9%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 8.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 43 11.6%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 2,817,222
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 29 13.6%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 10 11.4%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 39 2,568
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 34 50,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 21 14.3%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 36 10,530
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 47 240
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 31 3
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 29 68.2%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 36 2.3
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 51 9.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 41 20
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 21 68.3%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 35 20
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 21.4%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 16 33.3
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) 30 11%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 8.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 60
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 30
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 52
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -1,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 50 6.7%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 51 22.9%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 45 24.4%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 50 18.9%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 49 24.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 40 19.2%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 8.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 50 23.1%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 31.7%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 15.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 2,763,885
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 25 14.8%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 11 11.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 39 2,474
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 36 32,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 26 13.3%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 36 9,970
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 47 224.6
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 33 2
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 37 1.1
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 51 10.3%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 38 37
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 30 69%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 35 20
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 21.4%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 34 29.7
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 48 5.1
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 42 6.7
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 41 10.9%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 8.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 41 60
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 40 31
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 37 50
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 36 -1,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 46 23.4%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 51 20.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 49 6.2%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 48 18.4%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 34 16.3%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 23 22.8%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 6.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 18 18.4%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 48 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 44 11.4%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 2,736,424
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 29 13%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 21 10%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 39 2,295
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 36 32,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 26 13%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 39 7,760
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 46 224
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 13 26
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 41 0.8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 51 11%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 40 39
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 35 20
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 23%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 12 26.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 51 5
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 39 6.9
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 40 12%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 40 59
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 37 31
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 35 47
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 36 -1,500
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 44 23.2%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 51 20.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 49 6%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 47 19%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 34 18%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 26 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 14 26%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 6.4%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 26 14%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 48 $167
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 44 11.4%

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Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 24 $30.54
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $84,410,000
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $3,346,201
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 32 $19.5
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $49,388,525
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 46 $17.3
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $78,246,700
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 26 $27.4
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 32 $19.48
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $288,573
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,251,692
Cancer $5,325,001
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $593,373
Diabetes $762,511
Environmental Health $396,000
Heart Disease $886,949
HIV/AIDS $1,711,177
Vaccine for Children $22,773,277
Injury Prevention and Control $807,119
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $1,224,795
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $158,194
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $124,750
School Health $5,530
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $6,571,486
Tuberculosis $282,821
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $703,849
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $736,100
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $458,077
Tobacco $1,204,090
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $5,202,513
Section 317 Immunization Program $2,421,979
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $5,202,513
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $499,366
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $968,684
Environmental Public Health Tracking $1,224,995
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $1,483,303
HAIs $55,647
Immunization Programs $579,388
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $300,000
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $0
Tobacco $91,130
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,421,979
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $20,116,163
Health Professions $6,591,346
Maternal & Child Health $14,754,409
HIV/AIDS $6,295,377
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $49,388,525
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $17.3
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 27 $29.96
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $82,812,600
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $3,526,992
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 28 $20.1
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $290,871
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $55,563,253
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $2,591,664
CDC--Cancer $5,569,002
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $635,793
CDC--Diabetes $886,827
CDC--Environmental Health $1,493,197
CDC--Heart Disease $884,252
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,359,111
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,133,572
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,198,827
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $721,619
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $463,803
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,011,024
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,041,830
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $7,419,397
CDC--School Health $47,556
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,007,241
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $483,082
CDC--Tobacco $1,215,563
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $335,094
CDC--Vaccine for Children $24,053,278
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 36 $17.41
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $6,053,576
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $48,130,790
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $15,530,506
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $15,093,032
HRSA Health Professions Grants $11,453,676
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 47 8.8%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 25 $30.38
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $84,585,200
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $3,288,335
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 34 $18.19
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $50,638,243
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $237,521
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,680,574
CDC--Cancer $4,406,140
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $620,797
CDC--Diabetes $913,194
CDC--Environmental Health $1,473,207
CDC--Heart Disease $948,335
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,300,088
CDC--Infectious Diseases $940,085
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $287,377
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $729,666
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $451,933
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,089,863
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $928,737
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $8,147,801
CDC--School Health $24,868
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $791,481
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $483,117
CDC--Tobacco $1,215,563
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $320,019
CDC--Vaccine for Children $23,647,877
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 39 $18.89
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $52,598,645
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $5,551,028
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $14,023,411
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $24,106,203
HRSA Health Professions Grants $3,987,142
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 47 8.8%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 26 $34
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $89,182,200
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $3,590,331
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 39 $16
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $43,052,657
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $157,731
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $811,569
CDC--Cancer $3,486,527
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $1,628,367
CDC--Diabetes $968,268
CDC--Environmental Health $1,215,352
CDC--Heart Disease $948,335
CDC--HIV/AIDS $1,281,571
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,276,824
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $404,292
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $684,230
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $464,953
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $767,057
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,008,736
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $8,457,508
CDC--School Health $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $481,402
CDC--Tobacco $1,001,838
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $320,170
CDC--Vaccine for Children $17,637,574
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 40 $14.02
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $37,100,062
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $5,284,977
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $13,370,474
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $13,197,219
HRSA Health Professions Grants $1,970,356
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 40 9%