Key Health Data About California

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 39,250,017
% Poverty (2015) 20 15.3%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 26 8.6%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 37 3.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 2 173,054
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 1 610,000
% Asthma (2014) 45 7.8%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 22 24.8%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 1 173,200
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 18 487.5
% Diabetes (2015) 25 10%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 44 5.1
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 41 11.7
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 51 17.7%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 51 13%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 1 424
% Hypertension (2015) 46 28.5%
% Obesity (2015) 47 24.2%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 47 20%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 20 71.8%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 16 61.1%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 4 12.6
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 50 11.7%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 1 2,133
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 4 705
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 26 20.4%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 33.3%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 28.8%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 34 25%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 50 4.3
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 41 6.8%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 13.9%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 21 15.1%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 40 8.5%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 34 7.7%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 31 82%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 607
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 453
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 424
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) -3,700
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 39,144,818
% Poverty (2014) 19 16.4%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 16 12.4%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 23 5.4%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 30 21.7%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 2 172,642
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 1 590,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 30 8.7%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 51 32.5%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 1 172,090
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 23 459.9
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 22 10.3%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 43 4.9%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 41 10.7%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 51 17.7%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 50 13%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 1 730
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 45 28.7%
Obesity Rates (2014) 47 24.7%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 21 70%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 16 64.7%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 5 10
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 50 12.8%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 1 2,145
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 4 706
Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 46 22.1%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 44 4.8
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 42 6.7%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 21 15.1%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 46 8.3%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 13 4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 575
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 383
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 378
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -80,700
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 38,802,500
% Poverty (2013) 17 16.8%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 8 17.2%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 16 7.4%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 45 21.4%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 2 168,546
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 1 660,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 38 12.6%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 45 25.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 1 171,730
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 24 439.9
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 21 10.2%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 50 24.4%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 1 780
Hypertension (2013) 45 28.7%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 46 24.1%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 4 64.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) N/A N/A
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 3 9.3
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 50 12.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 1 2,171
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 4 683
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 24 27.4%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 45 4.7
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 41 6.8%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A N/A
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 21 15.1%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 50 8.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 13 4%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 559
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 363
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 364
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -47,600
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 38,332,521
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 14 16.4%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 11 17.9%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 12 9.6%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 2 167,986
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 1 660,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 38 12.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 1 171,330
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 24 444.9
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 1 364
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 19 67.5%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 19 57.9%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 3 7.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 50 12.6%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 1 2,191
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 4 705
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A N/A
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) N/A
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) N/A
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 18 33.2%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 45 4.7
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 40 6.7%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 46 9.6%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A N/A
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 11 4.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 503
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 315
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 325
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 25
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 9.8%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 19.2%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 27.8%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 15.1%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 38,041,430
% Poverty (2011) 19 16.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 5 19.7%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 11 10.8%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 2 164,707
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 1 660,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 38 12.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 1 165,810
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 22 447.7
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 2 451
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 13 68.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 13 57.2%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 7 6.6
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 50 13.7%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 1 2,323
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 4 703
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 41 22%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 46 4.9
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 40 6.8%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 46 9.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 516
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 319
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 334
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 41 25%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 24 9.8%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 42 19.2%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 48 27.8%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A N/A
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 21 15.1%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 37,691,912
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 8 19.4%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 11 10.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 2 160,998
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 1 660,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 38 12.6%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 1 163,480
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 22 407
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 1 154
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 5 63%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 9 5.6
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 50 12.1%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 1 2,327
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 3 62.6%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 4 696
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 21 31.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 43 5
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 34 7
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 43 10%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 579
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 304
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 335
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 34 8.9%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 48 27.8%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 46 23.8%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 49 19.1%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 43 21.7%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 50 24.4%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A N/A
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 28 30.5%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A N/A
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A N/A
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 37,253,956
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 6 20%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 14 10.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 2 159,606
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 1 480,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 23 13.4%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 1 157,320
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 24 399.4
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 3 104
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 14 5.2
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 50 13.8%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 1 2,470
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 3 61%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 4 687
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 45 25.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 46 5.2
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 40 6.9
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 41 10.9%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A N/A
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 1 558
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 2 288
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 1 317
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 1 -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 40 24.8%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 41 25.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 23 8.7%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 38 21.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 37 17.2%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 48 28.5%
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) 43 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 25 15%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 36,756,666
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 7 18%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 17 11%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 2 142,254
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 1 480,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 23 13%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 1 156,530
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 18 389
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 1 411
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 7 6
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 50 15%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 1 2,726
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 4 664
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 24 22.9
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 44 5
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 45 6.8
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 46 11%
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) 1 522
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 2 261
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 1 286
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 1 -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 41 24.4%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 41 25.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 21 8.4%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 30 22.8%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 37 N/A
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 50 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 26 50%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 50 26%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 43 $216
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 25 15%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 36,553,215
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 10 18.8%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 15 12.8%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 1 156,530
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 17 375.9
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 2 379
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 7 5.1
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 34 21.4
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 45 6.8
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 43 10.7%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 1 500
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 1 227
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 1 261
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 1 -47,600
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2006-08 average) 41 23.6%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2003-07 average) 24 27.2%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 24 8.1%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2006-08 average) 27 23.1%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 0%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 0%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 0%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A N/A
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 43 $216
Overweight and Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 28 30.5%

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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). Y
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. 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. N
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. N
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. Y
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. N
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. 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%? N
(8) Does your public health lab currently have the capacity in place to assure the timely transportation (pick-up and delivery) of samples 24/7/365 days to the appropriate public health Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Reference Laboratory? Y
(9) From July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 did your public health lab evaluate the functionality of your continuity of operations plan (COOP) via a real event or an exercise? 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 Y
(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. N
(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. N
State public health lab reports having enough staffing capacity to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in response to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. N
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. N
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2007-08 to FY 2008-09 Y

The date above indicates when the data became available.

Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding, by State, FY 2016 (*See note in source) $23,405,491
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $2,237,649,000
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $57.16
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $789,039
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $1,586,105
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $10,708,971
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $56,205,942
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $7,629,613
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $10,955,277
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $4,104,594
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 $102,518,293
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $35,902,478
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $9,482,544
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $8,732,607
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $57,464,183
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $1,678,523
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $461,906,482
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $769,664,651
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 38 $19.61
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $637,060,904
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $86,798,596
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $79,269,005
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $294,157,049
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $1,104,642,423
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 26 $28.14
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $23,324,282
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $2,484,860,000
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 6 $64.82
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $719,937,044
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 38 $18.55
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $876,823,829
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 32 $22.60
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $789,040
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $3,732,277
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $11,164,599
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $61,471,451
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $7,394,091
Environmental Health $4,203,255
Health Reform - Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $1,255,000
Health Reform - Toxic Substances & Environmental Public Health $0
HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STI and TB Prevention $99,468,487
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $27,827,270
Injury Prevention and Control $6,159,589
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $9,457,267
Public Health Preparedness and Response $62,473,892
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $1,196,775
Vaccines for Children $423,344,051
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $426,569,877
Health Professions $77,295,438
Maternal & Child Health $76,353,192
HIV/AIDS $286,978,798
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 9 $64.85
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $2,415,831,000
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $28,752,455
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 25 $21.1
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $874,584,956
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 29 $23.0
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $2,512,158,000
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 8 $66.0
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 25 $21.14
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $669,864
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $3,460,051
Cancer $15,199,092
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $3,523,201
Diabetes $3,586,866
Environmental Health $5,621,895
Heart Disease $841,818
HIV/AIDS $71,146,478
Vaccine for Children $508,084,654
Injury Prevention and Control $9,077,880
Nutrition / Physical Activity $304,641
Occupational Safety & Health $5,340,304
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $185,349
School Health $2,960,286
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $61,558,437
Tuberculosis $16,232,315
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $3,230,051
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $5,504,967
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $12,558,750
Tobacco $2,827,932
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $41,376,896
Section 317 Immunization Program $23,527,721
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $41,376,896
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $23,833,963
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $2,572,601
Environmental Public Health Tracking $1,099,998
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $1,100,079
HAIs $771,473
Immunization Programs $1,270,714
Prevention Research Centers $965,000
Public Health Infrastructure $2,237,260
Public Health Prevention Research $2,706,000
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $4,479,563
Tobacco $340,245
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $23,527,721
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $421,417,543
Health Professions $66,239,859
Maternal & Child Health $77,652,355
HIV/AIDS $301,588,259
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $874,584,956
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $23.0
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 8 $65.93
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $2,455,979,000
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $31,967,442
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 40 $17.74
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $648,029
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $660,975,374
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $5,087,761
CDC--Cancer $15,324,552
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $11,236,233
CDC--Diabetes $3,284,549
CDC--Environmental Health $7,413,015
CDC--Heart Disease $1,053,852
CDC--HIV/AIDS $70,485,797
CDC--Infectious Diseases $4,866,516
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $2,566,779
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $9,354,024
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $741,431
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $5,989,521
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $7,416,247
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $73,841,289
CDC--School Health $3,682,138
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $25,134,399
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $11,468,623
CDC--Tobacco $2,564,426
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $17,259,843
CDC--Vaccine for Children $369,245,876
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 28 $21.25
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $284,930,495
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $791,713,203
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $66,366,375
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $313,861,608
HRSA Health Professions Grants $126,554,725
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 16 13.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 7 $71.46
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $2,641,262,000
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $29,486,456
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 39 $16.81
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $621,447,928
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $682,376
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $5,368,452
CDC--Cancer $
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $8,316,772
CDC--Diabetes $2,044,577
CDC--Environmental Health $7,582,923
CDC--Heart Disease $505,819
CDC--HIV/AIDS $63,473,287
CDC--Infectious Diseases $5,352,535
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $2,099,211
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $11,309,622
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $1,121,232
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $4,891,164
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $6,730,544
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $75,349,477
CDC--School Health $3,825,805
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $13,175,433
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $13,350,577
CDC--Tobacco $3,248,057
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $16,150,558
CDC--Vaccine for Children $362,632,185
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 32 $22.42
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $828,785,701
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $276,151,551
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $60,594,334
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $402,207,436
HRSA Health Professions Grants $61,579,057
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 16 13.2%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 4 $84
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $3,070,883,069
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $32,625,884
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 36 $16
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $758
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $585,918,083
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $3,945,927
CDC--Cancer $12,194,408
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $11,247,574
CDC--Diabetes $3,130,243
CDC--Environmental Health $4,912,994
CDC--Heart Disease $464,714
CDC--HIV/AIDS $61,636,140
CDC--Infectious Diseases $8,380,559
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $1,450,123
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $10,667,174
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $1,089,031
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $3,875,622
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $6,730,544
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $73,943,044
CDC--School Health $2,783,511
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $13,015,433
CDC--Tobacco $404,970
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $6,349,046
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $6,349,046
CDC--Vaccine for Children $348,481,638
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 35 $15.41
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $253,545,552
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $563,425,406
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $59,305,732
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $200,733,710
HRSA Health Professions Grants $23,663,244
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 18 13%