Key Health Data About Virginia

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 8,411,808
% Poverty (2015) 41 11.2%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 23 9.1%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 19 4.9%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 13 22,066
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 11 140,000
% Asthma (2014) 32 8.6%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 34 22%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 12 43,190
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 31 424.5
% Diabetes (2015) 22 10.3%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 32 6.7
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 42 11.5
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 34 13.4%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 31 8.8%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 32 8
% Hypertension (2015) 17 33.2%
% Obesity (2015) 29 29.2%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 29 25.1%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 38 74.3%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 27 69.5%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 35 4
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 31 16.5%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 8 212
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 12 191
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 20 22.4%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 29.8%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 26.4%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 1 35.6%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 29 5.8
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 28 7.9%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 13%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 28 14.3%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 31 9.3%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 33 8.2%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 20 85.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 107
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 74
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 87
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) 19,400
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 8,382,993
% Poverty (2014) 44 11.5%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 23 10.9%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 17 5.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 21 23.5%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 13 22,097
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 11 130,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 30 8.7%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 35 23.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 12 41,170
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 26 436.4
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 28 9.7%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 36 5.9%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 45 9.6%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 34 13.4%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 30 8.8%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 20 21
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 21 32.5%
Obesity Rates (2014) 31 28.5%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 28 70.7%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 27 67.7%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 32 3.5
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 20 19.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 10 198
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 12 191
Asthma - High School Students (2013) 9 24.8
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 31.4%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.9%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 35 26.3%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 25 6.2
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 28 7.9%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 12%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 28 14.3%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 29 9.2%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 31 11.1%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 44 1.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 100
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 62
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 85
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -18,000
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 8,326,289
% Poverty (2013) 43 11.7%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 30 12.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 33 5.4%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 25 25.5%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 14 20,962
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 40 22.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 12 40,970
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 32 407
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 24 9.8%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 22 15.9%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 28 7
Hypertension (2013) 21 32.5%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 32 27.2%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 34 71%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 34 69.1%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 23 3.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 26 19%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 13 180
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 12 185
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A 24.8
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 31.4%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 12.9%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 20 28.8%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 25 8%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 12%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 28 14.3%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 27 11%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 31 11.1%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 44 1.9%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 91
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 52
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 85
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -11,000
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 8,260,405
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 40 11%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 33 12.5%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 35 5.7%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 14 20,522
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 12 40,870
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 26 431.8
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 35 6
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 10 65.7%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 24 60.1%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 26 3.5
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 29 19%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 8 235
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 12 188
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 22%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 30.2%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 12%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 28 30.2%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 18 6.8
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 22 8.1%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 26 11.3%
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) 43 2.1%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 84
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 47
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 82
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -11,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 27.4
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 10.6%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 22.5%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 31.2%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 11.1%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 14.3%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 8,185,867
% Poverty (2011) 44 11.5%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 30 13.4%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 38 5.9%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 14 20,373
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 12 41,380
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 21 453.9
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 30 29
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 38 72%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 35 63.3%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 27 2.7
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 27 20.9%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 12 221
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 12 188
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 22%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 21 27.8%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 16 7.2
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 29 8%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 26 11.2%
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) 70
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 93
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -11,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 27 27.4%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 14 10.6%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 28 22.5%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 23 31.2%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 11.1%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 28 14.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 8,096,604
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 25 14.1%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 25 8.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 13 19,871
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 11 160,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 12 38,720
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 26 391
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 20 8
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 34 68.9%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 20 3.5
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 20 18.5%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 10 268
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 45 72.1%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 13 185
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 25 30.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 14 7
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 17 8
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 30 11%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 122
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 78
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 91
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -11,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 11 10.4%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 23 31.2%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 15 29.2%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 32 25%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 27 15.8%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 22 15.9%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 11.1%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 23 31%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 30.2%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 12%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 8,001,024
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 36 13%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 33 7.5%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 14 18,844
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 11 130,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 22 13.5%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 12 36,410
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 26 397.8
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 27 5
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 15 3.8
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 32 18%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 8 273
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 32 69.4%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 12 186
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 31 30.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 13 7.8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 19 8.6
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 31 12.1%
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) 20 120
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 15 76
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 20 90
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 14 -11,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 30 25.9%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 25 27.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 29 8.3%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 32 22.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 28 14.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 41 26.6%
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) 40 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 23 15.2%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 7,769,089
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 19 15%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 22 10%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 13 16,802
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 11 130,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 22 14%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 12 35,590
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 31 322
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 39 1
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 19 3
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 30 20%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 9 309
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 13 177
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 16 24.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 16 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 23 8.3
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 34 12%
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) 18 117
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 12 73
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 17 90
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 14 -11,000
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 32 25.5%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 25 27.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 30 8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 34 22.4%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 28 N/A
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 35 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 45 35%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 35 45%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 40 $222
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 23 15.2%

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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. 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. Y
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. N
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. Y
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. Y
(4) State vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu in 2012. N
(5) State has a complete climate change adaptation plan that include focusing on the impact of human health. Y
(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. 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. N
(4) Requires Medicaid coverage of flu shots with no co-pay for beneficiaries under age of 65. N
(5) State has a complete climate change adaptation plan. Y
(6) Mandates all licensed child-care facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
(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. 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. Y
State requires all licensed childcare facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
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. Y
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) $6,117,444
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $303,528,616
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita 25 $36.21
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $256,292
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $135,616
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $3,341,888
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $15,223,598
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $984,354
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $4,193,123
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $883,432
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 $15,364,137
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $7,544,905
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $3,750,310
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $600,789
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $14,697,194
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $1,567,925
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $60,952,334
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $129,495,897
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 50 $15.39
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $89,005,214
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $14,280,537
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $22,699,609
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $46,662,277
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $177,385,292
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 44 $21.09
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $6,188,517
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $290,405,109
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 23 $35.16
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $133,936,717
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 44 $16.09
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $156,386,451
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 41 $18.78
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $351,292
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $106,650
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $3,372,805
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $18,569,701
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $1,697,306
Environmental Health $1,788,088
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 $13,698,484
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $7,625,285
Injury Prevention and Control $2,194,317
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $83,271
Public Health Preparedness and Response $17,457,338
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $7,199,549
Vaccines for Children $59,792,631
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $64,587,425
Health Professions $11,808,093
Maternal & Child Health $24,467,383
HIV/AIDS $51,033,629
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 20 $36.93
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $295,499,639
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $8,739,318
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 49 $14.4
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $147,363,454
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 41 $18
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $299,156,071
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 22 $36.6
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 49 $14.35
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $349,319
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $396,274
Cancer $5,199,195
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $1,628,866
Diabetes $321,678
Environmental Health $765,444
Heart Disease $785,691
HIV/AIDS $8,325,368
Vaccine for Children $56,289,087
Injury Prevention and Control $2,726,596
Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
Occupational Safety & Health $1,872,164
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $75,098
School Health $1,684,273
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $18,866,451
Tuberculosis $1,322,353
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $1,307,863
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,728,151
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,270,873
Tobacco $1,134,801
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $5,638,859
Section 317 Immunization Program $3,468,518
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $5,638,859
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $305,682
CTGs $799,559
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $763,407
Environmental Public Health Tracking $235,000
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $694,767
HAIs $171,473
Immunization Programs $452,061
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $864,259
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $412,920
REACH $811,442
Tobacco $128,289
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,468,518
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $66,553,677
Health Professions $10,489,543
Maternal & Child Health $24,630,589
HIV/AIDS $41,879,914
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $147,363,454
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $18
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 21 $38.03
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $304,301,718
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $9,572,306
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 49 $14.25
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $9,000
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $113,987,090
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $547,913
CDC--Cancer $5,855,918
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $1,541,188
CDC--Diabetes $367,656
CDC--Environmental Health $1,782,070
CDC--Heart Disease $767,062
CDC--HIV/AIDS $9,031,758
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,018,845
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $3,261,711
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $3,087,972
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $75,000
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,580,395
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,300,178
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $18,539,159
CDC--School Health $2,580,392
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $4,474,649
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,987,355
CDC--Tobacco $1,185,837
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,345,070
CDC--Vaccine for Children $50,410,803
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 42 $16.49
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $39,503,802
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $131,965,089
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $18,482,479
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $47,455,964
HRSA Health Professions Grants $26,522,844
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 42 9.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 20 $38.73
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $305,328,336
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $8,857,019
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 50 $13.33
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $105,081,222
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $797,889
CDC--Cancer $5,585,886
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $2,153,937
CDC--Diabetes $372,906
CDC--Environmental Health $2,369,135
CDC--Heart Disease $1,230,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $9,058,237
CDC--Infectious Diseases $793,556
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $453,468
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $2,604,511
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $75,000
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $1,367,367
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,981,709
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $17,315,659
CDC--School Health $2,071,629
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,120,058
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $2,045,210
CDC--Tobacco $1,188,621
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,078,659
CDC--Vaccine for Children $50,417,785
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 43 $17.33
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $136,570,120
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $38,648,370
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $16,698,171
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $64,373,084
HRSA Health Professions Grants $8,984,266
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 42 9.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 20 $42
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $320,724,724
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $9,762,140
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 48 $13
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $100,068,077
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,103,368
CDC--Cancer $5,311,174
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $2,630,719
CDC--Diabetes $410,742
CDC--Environmental Health $1,380,284
CDC--Heart Disease $1,010,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $8,264,939
CDC--Infectious Diseases $2,391,569
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $2,415,584
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $2,930,250
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $0
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $641,557
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $2,249,425
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $17,773,879
CDC--School Health $2,062,210
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,817,815
CDC--Tobacco $879,582
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,078,659
CDC--Vaccine for Children $44,928,243
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 42 $13.39
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $103,240,575
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $37,478,195
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $16,271,836
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $39,449,204
HRSA Health Professions Grants $5,195,041
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 44 9%