Key Health Data About South Carolina

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Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
Census Population Estimates (2016) 4,961,119
% Poverty (2015) 12 16.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2015) 13 10.9%
% Uninsured, Under Age 18 (2015) 27 4.1%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases, Ages 13 and Older (Year-end 2015) 17 18,431
Alzheimer’s, Estimated Cases, Ages 65 and Over (2016) 23 84,000
% Asthma (2014) 38 8.3%
% Breastfeeding Exclusively through 6 Months, among Children Born in 2013 31 22.8%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2016) 22 27,980
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 8 569.9
% Diabetes (2015) 8 11.8%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Ages 12-25, All Intents, Aggregate Crude Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 41 5.6
Drug Overdose Deaths, All Ages, All Intents, Aggregate Age-adjusted Rates per 100,000 Population (2013-2015) 29 14.4
% Met Fruit Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 18 11.6%
% Met Vegetable Consumption Recommendation per day (2013) 7 6.8%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (As of January 3, 2017) 28 9
% Hypertension (2015) 8 37.8%
% Obesity (2015) 13 31.7%
% Physical Inactivity (2015) 20 26.7%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015) 23 72.2%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination, Ages 65 and Over (2015-2016 Flu Season) 41 68.7%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Reported Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2015) 19 6.1
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers (2015) 14 19.7%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2015) 23 104
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS, Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Year-end 2015) 18 119
% Asthma, High School Students (2015) 19 22.6%
% Fruit Consumption, High School Students Ate Fruit or Drank 100% Fruit Juice 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 23.9%
% Vegetable Consumption, High School Students Ate Vegetables 2 or More Times/Day (2015) N/A 18.5%
% Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 Months to 35 Months without all Immunizations (2015) 10 31.8%
Infant Mortality, Rates per 1,000 Live Births, Final Data (2014) 18 6.5
% Low Birthweight Babies, Final Data, (2015) 6 9.5%
% Obese, High School Students (2015) N/A 16.3%
% Obese, 10- to 17-Year Olds (2011) 2 21.5%
% Pre-Term Live Births, Final Data, (2015) 5 11.1%
% Tobacco Use, Current Smokers, High School Students (2015) 29 9.6%
% Public High School Graduation, Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rates (2014-2015) 35 80.3%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Primary Care (As of January 1, 2017) 93
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Mental Health (As of January 1, 2017) 48
Health Professions Shortage Areas, Dental Care (As of January 1, 2017) 83
Registered Nurses Estimate, Projected Supply and Demand (Projected 2025) -600
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2015 Census Population Estimates 4,896,146
% Poverty (2014) 7 18.3%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2014) 11 13.6%
% Uninsured, under Age 18 (2014) 21 5.5%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2014) 13 25.3%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (Yr-end 2014) 17 18,157
Alzheimer’s Estimated Cases among 65+ (2015) 24 81,000
Asthma Prevalence (2013) 36 8.4%
Breastfeeding Exclusively at 6 Months—from Births (2011, Percentage) 9 15.6%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2015) 24 25,550
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 6 588.2
Diabetes Percentage (2014) 7 12%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, Ages 12-25 All Intents (2011-2013) 38 5.8%
Drug Overdose Deaths, Aggregate Rates, All Ages, All Intents (2011-2013) 32 12.9%
Fruit Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 17 11.6%
Vegetable Consumption per day, met recommendation (2013) 7 6.8%
Human West Nile Virus, Total Cases (as of January 12, 2016) 45 0
Hypertension, Percentage (2013) 8 38.4%
Obesity Rates (2014) 10 32.1%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014) 37 71.9%
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates, Ages 65 and Over (2014-2015 Flu Season) 41 72%
Syphilis, Primary and Secondary Cases, Rates per 100,000 Population (2014) 19 5.2
Tobacco Use – Current Smokers (2014) 8 21.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2014) 25 79
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (Yr-end 2014) 17 119
Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 27.5%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 9.7%
Immunization Gap, Precent of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2014) 29 27.4%
Infant Mortality Rates - Per 1,000 Live Births (2013 Final Data) 11 6.9
Percent Low Birthweight Babies (2014 Final Data) 6 9.4%
Percent Obese High School Students (2013) N/A 13.9%
Obese: Percent of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 2 21.5%
Pre-Term Births Percent of live births (2014 Final Data) 5 10.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 10 16%
Public High School Dropout Rate (2011-12) 32 2.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/14) 94
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/14) 48
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 80
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -8,200
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2014 Census Population Estimates 4,832,482
% Poverty (2013) 9 18.6%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2013) 15 15.8%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2013) 18 6.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Adult Physical Inactivity Rate (2013) 18 26.9%
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2012 Yr End) 17 17,325
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months--from Births (2011) 7 13.4%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2014) 23 26,390
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 8 541.8
Diabetes 2013 Percentage 4 12.5%
Fruits and Vegetables (5 or more times a day) (2011) 8 12.5%
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/15/14) 38 2
Hypertension (2013) 8 38.4%
Obesity 2013 Percentage 10 31.7%
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 33 70.7%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2013) 29 67.4%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2013) 12 5.7
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2013) 11 22%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2013) 21 112
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2012 Yr End) 18 116
% Asthma - High School Students (2013) N/A N/A
Fruit Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 27.5%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students (2013) N/A 9.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2013) 5 32.9%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 10 7.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2013 Final Data) 4 9.7%
Obese - 2013 High School Students N/A 13.9%
% Obese - 10 to 17 Years Olds 2 21.5%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2013 Final Data) 4 13.8%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2013) 10 16%
High School Dropout Rate - % 2011-2012 32 2.5%
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) 46
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/14) 79
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -5,200
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2013 Census Population Estimates 4,774,839
% Poverty (2011-2012 2-Year Average) 8 17.8%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2012) 23 14.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2012) 12 9.6%
Adult Health Indicator References sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2011 Yr End) 17 16,905
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases (2013) 22 27,620
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 6 580.2
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/03/13) 32 7
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 27 69.4%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2012) 24 60.1%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2012) 14 4.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2012) 13 22.5%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2012) 21 122
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2011 Yr End) 18 117
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 23.5%
Fruit Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 25.6%
Vegetable Indicator High School Students - 2011 (95% Conf Interval) 11.7%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2012) 34 28.2%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2010 Final Data) 10 7.4
% Low Birthweight Babies (2012 Preliminary Data) 4 9.6%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2012 Preliminary Data) 4 13.7%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) 12 19.1%
High School Dropout Rate - % of 9th- to 12th-graders who dropped out of public schools (2009-10) 28 3%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/13) 91
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/13) 44
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/13) 78
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 31.6
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 11.6%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 25.1%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 36.4%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 13.3%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 21.5%
Indicator Rank
Population Facts sources
2012 Census Population Estimates 4,723,723
% Poverty (2011) 9 18.9%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 8 19%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 4 13.3%
Adult Health Indicator Resources sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Aged 13 and Older (2010 Yr End) 17 16,422
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases among 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
% Asthma Prevalence (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer Estimated New Cases - (2012) 22 26,570
Chlamydia Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 5 625.5
Human West Nile Virus Cases (as of 12/11/12) 30 29
% Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 27 70.1%
% Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65 and Over (2011) 40 65.2%
Syphilis Rates per 100,000 Population (2011) 13 4.8
% Tobacco Use - Current Smokers (2011) 12 23.1%
Tuberculosis Number of Cases (2011) 20 140
Child and Adolescent Health Facts sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases Under Age 13 (2010 Yr End) 18 117
% Asthma - High School Students (2011) N/A 23.5%
Immunization Gap, % of Children Aged 19 to 35 Months Without All Immunizations (2011) 12 30.2%
Infant Mortality - Per 1,000 Live Births (2009 Final Data) 19 7.1
% Low Birthweight Babies (2011 Preliminary Data) 4 9.9%
Pre-Term Births % of live births (2011 Preliminary Data) 4 14.1%
Tobacco: Current Smokers High School Students (2011) N/A 19.1%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Primary Care (As of 12/31/12) 96
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Mental Health (As of 12/31/12) 46
Health Professions Service Shortage Areas Dental Care (As of 12/31/12) 79
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 7 31.6%
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 7 11.6%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 12 25.1%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 7 36.4%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) N/A 13.3%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 2 21.5%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,679,230
Uninsured, % All Ages (2010) 6 20.6%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2010) 4 14.2%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2009) 18 15,916
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2025) 24 100,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2010) 33 12.9%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2011) 23 25,510
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 5 582
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2011) 44 0
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates 65+ (2010) 25 67.4%
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2010) 22 3.4
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2010) 12 21%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2010) 19 153
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2010) 30 70%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2009) 18 111
Asthma Rates, % High School Students (2009) 21.7%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2010) 38 26.4
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2008) 5 8
Low Birth Weight Babies (2009) 3 10
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2009) 4 14%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) 20.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2011) 97
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2011) 47
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2011) 68
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Diabetes, % Adults (2011) 3 12%
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 7 36.4%
Obesity, % Adults (2011) 8 30.8%
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2011) 11 27.2%
Exclusive Breastfeeding, % at 6 Months (from Births 2009^) 14 13.3%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Adults 5 or more times a day (2011) 8 12.5%
Obesity, % High School Students (2010) N/A 13.3%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2007) 13 33.7%
Fruit Intake, % High School Students 2 or more times a day (2011) N/A 25.6%
Vegetable Intake, % High School Students 3 or more times a day ? (2011) N/A 11.7%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,625,364
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 14 17%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 7 12.3%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 18 15,068
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 24 80,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 33 12.9%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 24 23,240
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 5 595
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 38 1
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 23 2.7
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 16 20.7%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 19 164
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) 22 66.8%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 18 109
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 21.7%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 24 33.1
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 5 8.6
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 5 10.10
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 5 15.5%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 20.5%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 31 96
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 35 45
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 30 66
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 22 -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 8 30.9%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 9 31.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2008-10 average) 8 10.4%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2008-10 average) 11 27.1%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months – from Births 2007 3 6.9%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 7 19.1%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 16.7%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 4 14.7%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 26 $0
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 22 15.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,479,800
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 13 16%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 5 14%
Adult Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, 13 & Older (2008) 18 13,301
Alzheimer's Estimated Cases, 65+ (2010) 24 80,000
Asthma Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 33 12%
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 25 20,740
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 4 612
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 43 0
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 25 2
Tobacco, % of Adult Current Smokers (2007-2009 average) 15 22%
Tuberculosis, Number of Cases (2009) 19 218
Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates, 65 and Over (2007-2009 average) N/A 0%
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
AIDS Cumulative Cases, under 13 (2008) 18 105
Asthma Rates (Lifetime), % High School Students (2009) N/A 23%
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 40 20.5
Infant Mortality per 1,000 Live Births (2007) 4 9
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 5 10.1
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 5 15%
Tobacco, % High School Students Current Tobacco Use (2009) N/A 24%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 31 88
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 31 42
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 25 66
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 22 -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 9 29.9%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2005-09 average) 9 31.5%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 8 10%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2007-09 average) 13 26.1%
Percent Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 Months from Births 2007 3 4%
Fruit Intake, Adults (2009) 3 0%
Vegetable Intake, Adults (2009) 6 3%
Obesity Rates, % High School Students (2009) N/A 16.7%
Fruit and Vegetable Intake, % Students (2009) 3 6%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 26 $256
Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 22 15.3%
Indicator Rank
Key Health General Indicators sources
Total Population 4,407,709
Uninsured, % All Ages (2009) 18 15.9%
Uninsured, % 18 and under (2009) 19 10.7%
Adult Health Indicators sources
Cancer, Estimated New Cases (2010) 25 20,740
Chlamydia, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 4 525.3
Human West Nile Virus, New Cases (2010) 36 5
Syphilis, Rates per 100,000 Population (2009) 30 1.6
Child and Adolescent Health Indicators sources
Immunization Gap, Children Aged 19 to 35 Months without All Immunizations (2009) 40 20.4
Low Birth Weight Babies (2007) 5 10.1
Pre-Term Labor, % of Live Births Born Pre-Term (2007) 5 15.6%
Other Public Health Indicators sources
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Primary Care (FY 2010) 29 87
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Mental Health (FY 2010) 24 41
Health Professions Shortage Areas - Dental Care (FY 2010) 20 65
Nursing Shortage Estimates (2010) 22 -5,200
F as in Fat Indicators sources
Obesity Rates, % Adults (2006-08 average) 5 29.7%
Hypertension Rates, % Adults (2003-07 average) 6 31.3%
Diabetes Rates, % Adults (2007-09 average) 8 9.8%
Adult Physical Inactivity (2006-08 average) 14 25.5%
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 14.4%
Medical Costs of Obesity, Per Capita (2003) 26 $256
Overweight and Obesity Rates, % Children (2007) 13 33.7%

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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. N
Public Health Accreditation: State had at least one accredited public health department. N
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. Y
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. 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. N
HIV/AIDS Surveillance: State requires reporting of all (detectable and undetectable) CD4 (a type of white blood cell) and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Syringe Excahnge Programs: State explicitly authorizes syringe service programs (SEP). N
Climate Change and Infectious Disease: State currently has climate change adaptation plans completed. N
Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections: State reduced the standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated blood stream infections between 2012 to 2013. N
Public Health Laboratories: State laboratories reported having a biosafety professional from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Y
Public Health Laboratories: State laboratories provided biosafety training and/or information about courses for sentinel clinical labs in their jurisdiction from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. N
Indicator
Public Health Preparedness sources
Public Health Funding: Increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2012-13 to FY 2013-14. Y
Preparing for Emerging Threats: State scored equal to or higher than the national average on the Incident & Information Management domain of the National Health Security Preparedness Index. Y
Vaccinations: Met the Healthy People 2020 target of 90 percent of children ages 19-35 months receiving recommended ≥3 doses of HBV vaccine. Y
Vaccinations: Vaccinated at least half of their population (ages 6 months and older) for the seasonal flu for fall 2013 to spring 2014. N
Climate Change: State currently has completed climate change adaption plans - including the impact on human health. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: State performed better than the national standardized infection ratio (SIR) for central line-associated bloodstream infections. N
Healthcare-acquired Infections: Between 2011 and 2012, state reduced the number of central line-associated blood stream infections. Y
Preparing for Emerging Threats: From 7/113 6/30/14, public health lab reports conducting an exercise or utilizing a real event to evaluate the time for sentinel clinical labs to acknowledge receipt of an urgent message from lab. Y
HIV/AIDS: State requires reporting of all CD4 and HIV viral load data to their state HIV surveillance program. Y
Food Safety: State met the national performance target of testing 90 percent of reported Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157 cases within four days. 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. Y
(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. N
(6) State mandates that healthcare facilities in their state report healthcare-associated infections. Y
(7) Does your public health lab have a plan and capability to handle a significant surge in testing over a six to eight week period in response to an outbreak that increases testing over 300%? Y
(8) Does your public health lab currently have the capacity in place to assure the timely transportation (pick-up and delivery) of samples 24/7/365 days to the appropriate public health Laboratory Response Network (LRN) Reference Laboratory? Y
(9) From July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 did your public health lab evaluate the functionality of your continuity of operations plan (COOP) via a real event or an exercise? Y
(10) State covers routine HIV screening under their Medicaid programs. 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 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. Y
(5) State has a complete climate change adaptation plan. N
(6) Mandates all licensed child-care facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. N
(7) State has been accredited by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program. Y
(8) State participates in a Nurse Licensure Compact. Y
(9) State public health lab reports having enough staffing capacity to work five, 12-hour days for six to eight weeks in reponse to an infectious disease outbreak, such as novel influenza A H1N1. N
(10) State public health lab reports increasing or maintaining their LRN-C chemical capability. Y
2012 Total Score 6
Indicator
Ready or Not Emergency Preparedness Indicators sources
State currently sends and receives electronic health information to health care providers and community health centers. N
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. N
State public health department activated its EOC as part of a drill, exercise, or real incident a minimum of two times and pre-identified staff able to report within 2.5 hours. N
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. N
State requires all licensed childcare facilities to have a multi-hazard written evacuation and relocation plan. Y
State has either enacted entity liability laws or has made a formal and official determination that existing law provides such protections. Y
State increased or maintained level of funding for public health services from FY 2007-08 to FY 2008-09 Y

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) $3,120,729
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016 $119,916,820
State Public Health Funding, FY 2015-2016, Per Capita $24.49
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), FY 2016 $0
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health, FY 2016 $3,931,398
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support, FY 2016 (*See note in source.) $2,081,996
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, FY 2016 $17,029,820
Ebola Response and Preparedness, FY 2016 $1,587,477
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, FY 2016 $2,919,925
Environmental Health, FY 2016 $664,833
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 $9,226,761
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, FY 2016 $4,684,561
Injury Prevention and Control, FY 2016 $2,152,359
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, FY 2016 $0
Public Health Preparedness and Response, FY 2016 $9,968,837
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS), FY 2016 $354,211
Vaccines for Children, FY 2016 $57,606,504
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC), FY 2016 $0
CDC Total State Funding, FY 2016 $112,208,682
CDC Total State Funding, Per Capita, FY 2016 (**See note on ranking in source) 23 $22.62
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care Funding, FY 2016 $84,374,726
Health Professions Funding, FY 2016 $5,662,499
Maternal & Child Health Funding, FY 2016 $23,284,705
HIV/AIDS Funding, FY 2016 $32,076,241
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, FY 2016 $147,618,443
HRSA State Total Funding, All Programs, Per Capita, FY 2016 (*See note on ranking in source) 23 $29.76
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2014 $3,107,080
State Public Health Budget FY 2013-2014 $98,131,352
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2013-2014 34 $20.55
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2014 $105,274,837.35
CDC Per Capita FY 2014 22 $21.78
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2014 $130,295,411
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2014 20 $26.96
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $150,000
Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Health $4,387,272
CDC-Wide Activities and Program Support $1,900,192
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $15,918,459
Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases $1,242,040
Environmental Health $750,390
Health Reform - Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion $0
Health Reform - Toxic Substances & Environmental Public Health $0
HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STI and TB Prevention $10,585,334
Immunization and Respiratory Diseases $3,556,132
Injury Prevention and Control $819,853
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health $0
Public Health Preparedness and Response $9,730,185
Public Health Scientific Services (PHSS) $435,504
Vaccines for Children $55,799,476
World Trade Center Health Programs (WTC) $0
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $67,016,210
Health Professions $3,621,427
Maternal & Child Health $24,344,718
HIV/AIDS $32,725,475
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita FY 2010-11 36 $17.56
State Funding for Public Health FY 2010-11 $81,225,679
Public Health Funding Indicator sources
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program Funding by State 2012 $5,263,121
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2012 27 $20.6
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2012 $130,932,399
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 17 $27.7
State Public Health Budget FY 2011-2012 $90,947,879
State Public Health Budget Funding Per Capita FY 2011-2012 33 $19.3
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita FY 2011 27 $20.60
CDC Programs sources
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,478,538
Cancer $5,502,715
Chronic Disease Prevention/ Health Promotion (All Other) $2,218,158
Diabetes $599,547
Environmental Health $261,483
Heart Disease $1,042,216
HIV/AIDS $7,658,479
Vaccine for Children $48,176,016
Injury Prevention and Control $699,924
Nutrition / Physical Activity $294,873
Occupational Safety & Health $0
Influenza (including supplemental funding) $0
Public Health Scientific Services (BRFSS) $131,853
School Health $533,690
Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $9,321,351
Tuberculosis $1,309,057
Infectious Diseases (All Other) $1,005,586
Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,027,610
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,326,141
Tobacco $1,609,109
PPHF/Other Affordable Care Act $9,233,726
Section 317 Immunization Program $2,954,250
CDC Programs sources
CDC--Prevention and Public Health Fund/Other ACA $9,233,726
Community Guide/Community Preventive Services Task Force $0
CTGs $4,624,724
Comprehensive Chronic Disease Prevention $1,385,502
Environmental Public Health Tracking $862,000
Epi and Lab Capacity Program $459,589
HAIs $71,252
Immunization Programs $680,658
Prevention Research Centers $0
Public Health Infrastructure $300,000
Public Health Prevention Research $0
Public Health Workforce $0
REACH $850,001
Tobacco $0
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $2,954,250
HRSA Programs sources
Primary Health Care $71,307,812
Health Professions $4,850,504
Maternal & Child Health $18,878,577
HIV/AIDS $33,457,377
HRSA Total (FY2012) (All Programs) $130,932,399
HRSA Funding Per Capita FY 2012 $27.7
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 33 $20.98
State Funding for Public Health FY 2009-2010 $97,049,300
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $5,629,437
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 23 $21.72
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2010 $100,448,325
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,002,857
CDC--Cancer $5,660,039
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,095,987
CDC--Diabetes $812,388
CDC--Environmental Health $1,012,000
CDC--Heart Disease $1,100,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $8,014,342
CDC--Infectious Diseases $1,106,925
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $323,481
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,670,480
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $1,098,226
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $0
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,235,634
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $11,034,653
CDC--School Health $694,642
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $3,044,689
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,374,162
CDC--Tobacco $1,617,811
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,340,770
CDC--Vaccine for Children $52,864,147
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 13 $27.10
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $36,130,731
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2010 $125,355,042
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $18,452,062
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $60,548,874
HRSA Health Professions Grants $10,223,375
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 17 13.1%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 31 $24.52
State Funding for Public Health FY 2008-2009 $111,826,590
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $5,225,017
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 24 $20.91
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2009 $95,388,538
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $944,300
CDC--Cancer $5,212,994
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,212,639
CDC--Diabetes $766,163
CDC--Environmental Health $1,012,000
CDC--Heart Disease $1,110,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $8,092,573
CDC--Infectious Diseases $449,673
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $338,331
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,681,488
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $982,304
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $42,000
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,194,141
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,747,336
CDC--School Health $917,480
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $1,925,246
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,122,254
CDC--Tobacco $1,234,847
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,263,499
CDC--Vaccine for Children $53,139,270
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 19 $28.43
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2009 $129,670,548
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $37,876,965
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $15,165,396
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $68,406,858
HRSA Health Professions Grants $4,194,110
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 17 13.1%
Indicator Rank
Public Health Funding General Indicators sources
State Funding Per Capita 22 $41
State Funding for Public Health FY 2007-2008 $180,538,528
ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program $5,736,768
CDC Programs sources
CDC Funding Per Capita 26 $19
CDC--Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) $0
Federal Funding for Public Health from U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) FY 2008 $83,728,364
CDC--Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities $1,243,330
CDC--Cancer $5,025,374
CDC--Chronic Disease Prevention/Health Promotion (All Other) $3,899,652
CDC--Diabetes $989,549
CDC--Environmental Health $150,000
CDC--Heart Disease $1,100,000
CDC--HIV/AIDS $7,765,867
CDC--Infectious Diseases $793,513
CDC--Influenza (including supplemental funding) $411,488
CDC--Injury Prevention and Control $1,996,408
CDC--Nutrition / Physical Activity $1,059,557
CDC--Occupational Safety & Health $66,419
CDC--Preventive Health Service Block Grants $1,194,141
CDC--Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response $10,494,629
CDC--School Health $894,399
CDC--Section 317 Immunization Program $0
CDC--Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) $1,316,862
CDC--Tobacco $1,003,690
CDC--Tuberculosis Elimination $1,233,499
CDC--Vaccine for Children $43,089,987
HRSA Programs sources
HRSA Funding Per Capita 15 $23.90
HRSA HIV/AIDS Grants $35,611,912
Federal Funding for Public Health from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) FY 2008 $105,340,508
HRSA Child and Maternal Health Grants $15,301,521
HRSA Primary Health Care Grants $45,292,976
HRSA Health Professions Grants $4,532,803
Related State Economic Indicators sources
Poverty 2006-2008 3 Yr Average (90% Conf Interval) 16 13%