Hawaii Overall Rank #2
From America's Health Rankings
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Core Measure Impact
Which measures have the greatest impact on a state's overall ranking? The size of the circle or length of the bar illustrate the impact that each individual measure has on the state's overall rank. Green measures have a positive impact and red measures have a negative impact on the state's overall ranking. The size of the circle represents the impact each individual measure has on the state's overall ranking
LINK >>> Core Measures
- Lowest geriatrician shortfall
- Low prevalence of smoking & obesity
- Lowest rate of preventable hospitalizations
- High percentage of hospital deaths
- Highest prevalence of underweight seniors
- Low percentage of recommended hospital care
- Hawaii has the lowest prevalence of depression among seniors in the nation.
- Hawaii has the lowest prevalence of obesity among seniors in the country; 29,000 seniors are obese in the state.
- In the past year, the estimated geriatrician shortfall decreased from 16.3 percent to 13.1 percent; Hawaii ranks 1st in this measure.
- The percentage of hospital deaths among seniors decreased in the last year, from 38.8 percent to 32.6 percent.
- The percentage of seniors using hospice care in the last 6 months of life increased by more than 65 percent in the last year, from 21.5 percent to 35.6 percent. However, Hawaii still ranks 46th in hospice care.
- In Hawaii, 16.0 percent of seniors with a college education are physically inactive compared to 50.2 percent of seniors with less than a high school education.
read ... America's Health Rankings -- Hawaii Data
PDF: Hawaii State Report