Ranking Highlights

2018 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking22-4
Access and Affordability16-2
Prevention and Treatment6+4
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost22-1
Healthy Lives36-3
Medicaid ExpansionYes


Total Population938,455318,251,368
Median Household Income$69,524$62,470
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)25%32%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic63%61%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic21%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic7%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicithy9%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Adults with any mental illness reporting unmet need
  • Children ages 19–35 months who did not receive all recommended vaccines

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Infant mortality, deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Diabetic adults ages 18-64 without a hemoglobin A1C test
  • Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population

Most Improved Indicators

  • Home health patients who did not get better at walking or moving around
  • Medicare beneficiaries received a high-risk drug
  • Adults with any mental illness who did not receive treatment

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Infant mortality, deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use per 100,000 population

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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