Health Care State Rankings, 2009 Edition

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Overview

Is your state trending toward healthier habits? What kind of exercise activities are available to residents or how far is the nearest full-service hospital? This newly revised edition of Health Care State Rankings features an impressive compilation of easy-to-understand health care statistics. Discover how states rank in teen birth rates, access to doctors, infant mortality, smoking, cancer cases, and so much more. Over 500 tables of state health care comparisons are featured. Health Care State Rankings 2009 makes it easy to monitor important health care trends in your state and across the nation. Plus, the formula and methodology are discussed in a new narrative chapter allowing researchers to cite statistics with context.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Introduction and Methodology.
The 2009 Health Care State Rankings.
1: Subject Rankings.
2: Births and Reproductive Health.
3: Births in 2007.
4: Birth Rate in 2007.
5: Percent Change in Birth Rate: 1998 to 2007.
6: Births in 2006.
7: Birth Rate in 2006.
8: Fertility Rate in 2006.
9: Births to White Women in 2006.
10: White Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
11: Births to Black Women in 2006.
12: Black Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
13: Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
14: Hispanic Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
15: Births of Low Birthweight in 2006.
16: Births of Low Birthweight as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
17: Births of Low Birthweight to White Women in 2006.
18: Births of Low Birthweight to White Women as a Percent of All Births to White Women in 2006.
19: Births of Low Birthweight to Black Women in 2006.
20: Births of Low Birthweight to Black Women as a Percent of All Births to Black Women in 2006.
21: Births of Low Birthweight to Hispanic Women in 2006.
22: Births of Low Birthweight to Hispanic Women as a Percent of All Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
23: Births to Unmarried Women in 2006.
24: Births to Unmarried Women as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
25: Births to Unmarried White Women in 2006.
26: Births to Unmarried White Women as a Percent of All Births to White Women in 2006.
27: Births to Unmarried Black Women in 2006.
28: Births to Unmarried Black Women as a Percent of All Births to Black Women in 2006.
29: Births to Unmarried Hispanic Women in 2006.
30: Births to Unmarried Hispanic Women as a Percent of All Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
31: Pregnancy Rate in 2005.
32: Teenage Pregnancy Rate in 2005.
33: Percent Change in Teenage Pregnancy Rate: 2001 to 2005.
34: Births to Teenage Mothers in 2006.
35: Births to Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
36: Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
37: Percent Change in Teenage Birth Rate: 2002 to 2006.
38: Births to White Teenage Mothers in 2006.
39: White Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
40: Births to White Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All White Births in 2006.
41: Births to Black Teenage Mothers in 2006.
42: Black Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
43: Births to Black Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All Black Births in 2006.
44: Births to Young Teenagers: 2004 to 2006.
45: Young Teen Birthrate: 2004 to 2006.
46: Births to Women 35 to 54 Years Old in 2006.
47: Births to Women 35 to 54 Years Old as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
48: Births by Vaginal Delivery in 2006.
49: Percent of Births by Vaginal Delivery in 2006.
50: Births by Cesarean Delivery in 2006.
51: Percent of Births by Cesarean Delivery in 2006.
52: Percent Change in Rate of Cesarean Births: 2002 to 2006.
53: Percent of Births That are Pre-Term in 2006.
54: Twin Birth Rate: 2004 to 2006.
55: Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
56: Infants Born from Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
57: Percent of Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures That Resulted in Live Births in 2005.
58: Percent of Total Live Births Resulting from Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
59: Percent of Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedure Infants Born in Multiple Birth Deliveries in 2005.
60: Percent of Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
61: Percent of White Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
62: Percent of Black Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
63: Percent of Hispanic Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
64: Percent of Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
65: Percent of White Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
66: Percent of Black Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
67: Percent of Hispanic Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
68: Reported Legal Abortions in 2005.
69: Percent Change in Reported Legal Abortions: 2001 to 2005.
70: Reported Legal Abortions per 1,000 Live Births in 2005.
71: Reported Legal Abortions per 1,000 Women 15 to 44 Years Old in 2005.
72: Percent of Legal Abortions Obtained by Out-of-State Residents in 2005.
73: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions That Were First-Time Abortions: 2005.
74: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by White Women in 2005.
75: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Black Women in 2005.
76: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Hispanic Women in 2005.
77: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Married Women in 2005.
78: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Unmarried Women in 2005.
79: Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers in 2005.
80: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers in 2005.
81: Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
82: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
83: Percent of Teenage Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
84: Reported Legal Abortions Performed at 12 Weeks or Less of Gestation in 2005.
85: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Performed at 12 Weeks or Less of Gestation in 2005.
86: Reported Legal Abortions Performed at or after 21 Weeks of Gestation in 2005.
87: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Performed at or after 21 Weeks of Gestation in 2005.
88: Deaths.
89: Deaths in 2007.
90: Death Rate in 2007.
91: Deaths in 2006.
92: Death Rate in 2006.
93: Age-Adjusted Death Rate in 2006.
94: Percent Change in Death Rate: 1997 to 2006.
95: Deaths in 2005.
96: Death Rate in 2005.
97: Age-Adjusted Death Rate in 2005.
98: Infant Deaths in 2005.
99: Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
100: White Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
101: Black Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
102: Neonatal Deaths in 2005.
103: Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
104: White Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
105: Black Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
106: Estimated Deaths by Cancer in 2008.
107: Estimated Death Rate by Cancer in 2008.
108: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cancer for Males in 2004.
109: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cancer for Females in 2004.
110: Estimated Deaths by Brain Cancer in 2008.
111: Estimated Death Rate by Brain Cancer in 2008.
112: Estimated Deaths by Female Breast Cancer in 2008.
113: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Female Breast Cancer in 2004.
114: Estimated Deaths by Colon and Rectum Cancer in 2008.
115: Estimated Death Rate by Colon and Rectum Cancer in 2008.
116: Estimated Deaths by Leukemia in 2008.
117: Estimated Death Rate by Leukemia in 2008.
118: Estimated Deaths by Liver Cancer in 2008.
119: Estimated Death Rate by Liver Cancer in 2008.
120: Estimated Deaths by Lung Cancer in 2008.
121: Estimated Death Rate by Lung Cancer in 2008.
122: Estimated Deaths by Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2008.
123: Estimated Death Rate by Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2008.
124: Estimated Deaths by Ovarian Cancer in 2008.
125: Estimated Death Rate by Ovarian Cancer in 2008.
126: Estimated Deaths by Pancreatic Cancer in 2008.
127: Estimated Death Rate by Pancreatic Cancer in 2008.
128: Estimated Deaths by Prostate Cancer in 2008.
129: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Prostate Cancer in 2004.
130: Deaths by AIDS in 2005.
131: Death Rate by AIDS in 2005.
132: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by AIDS in 2005.
133: Deaths by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
134: Death Rate by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
135: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
136: Deaths by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
137: Death Rate by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
138: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
139: Deaths by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
140: Death Rate by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
141: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
142: Deaths by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
143: Death Rate by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
144: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
145: Deaths by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
146: Death Rate by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
147: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
148: Deaths by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
149: Death Rate by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
150: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
151: Deaths by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
152: Death Rate by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
153: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
154: Deaths by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
155: Death Rate by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
156: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
157: Deaths by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
158: Death Rate by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
159: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
160: Deaths by Injury in 2005.
161: Death Rate by Injury in 2005.
162: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Injury in 2005.
163: Deaths by Accidents in 2005.
164: Death Rate by Accidents in 2005.
165: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Accidents in 2005.
166: Deaths by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
167: Death Rate by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
168: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
169: Deaths by Firearm Injury in 2005.
170: Death Rate by Firearm Injury in 2005.
171: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Firearm Injury in 2005.
172: Deaths by Homicide in 2005.
173: Death Rate by Homicide in 2005.
174: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Homicide in 2005.
175: Deaths by Suicide in 2005.
176: Death Rate by Suicide in 2005.
177: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Suicide in 2005.
178: Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
179: Death Rate by Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
180: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
181: Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
182: Death Rate by Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
183: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
184: Occupational Fatalities in 2007.
185: Occupational Fatality Rate in 2007.
186: Facilities.
187: Community Hospitals in 2007.
188: Rate of Community Hospitals in 2007.
189: Community Hospitals per 1,000 Square Miles in 2007.
190: Community Hospitals in Urban Areas in 2007.
191: Percent of Community Hospitals in Urban Areas in 2007.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Introduction and Methodology.
The 2009 Health Care State Rankings.
1: Subject Rankings.
2: Births and Reproductive Health.
3: Births in 2007.
4: Birth Rate in 2007.
5: Percent Change in Birth Rate: 1998 to 2007.
6: Births in 2006.
7: Birth Rate in 2006.
8: Fertility Rate in 2006.
9: Births to White Women in 2006.
10: White Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
11: Births to Black Women in 2006.
12: Black Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
13: Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
14: Hispanic Births as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
15: Births of Low Birthweight in 2006.
16: Births of Low Birthweight as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
17: Births of Low Birthweight to White Women in 2006.
18: Births of Low Birthweight to White Women as a Percent of All Births to White Women in 2006.
19: Births of Low Birthweight to Black Women in 2006.
20: Births of Low Birthweight to Black Women as a Percent of All Births to Black Women in 2006.
21: Births of Low Birthweight to Hispanic Women in 2006.
22: Births of Low Birthweight to Hispanic Women as a Percent of All Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
23: Births to Unmarried Women in 2006.
24: Births to Unmarried Women as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
25: Births to Unmarried White Women in 2006.
26: Births to Unmarried White Women as a Percent of All Births to White Women in 2006.
27: Births to Unmarried Black Women in 2006.
28: Births to Unmarried Black Women as a Percent of All Births to Black Women in 2006.
29: Births to Unmarried Hispanic Women in 2006.
30: Births to Unmarried Hispanic Women as a Percent of All Births to Hispanic Women in 2006.
31: Pregnancy Rate in 2005.
32: Teenage Pregnancy Rate in 2005.
33: Percent Change in Teenage Pregnancy Rate: 2001 to 2005.
34: Births to Teenage Mothers in 2006.
35: Births to Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
36: Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
37: Percent Change in Teenage Birth Rate: 2002 to 2006.
38: Births to White Teenage Mothers in 2006.
39: White Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
40: Births to White Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All White Births in 2006.
41: Births to Black Teenage Mothers in 2006.
42: Black Teenage Birth Rate in 2006.
43: Births to Black Teenage Mothers as a Percent of All Black Births in 2006.
44: Births to Young Teenagers: 2004 to 2006.
45: Young Teen Birthrate: 2004 to 2006.
46: Births to Women 35 to 54 Years Old in 2006.
47: Births to Women 35 to 54 Years Old as a Percent of All Births in 2006.
48: Births by Vaginal Delivery in 2006.
49: Percent of Births by Vaginal Delivery in 2006.
50: Births by Cesarean Delivery in 2006.
51: Percent of Births by Cesarean Delivery in 2006.
52: Percent Change in Rate of Cesarean Births: 2002 to 2006.
53: Percent of Births That are Pre-Term in 2006.
54: Twin Birth Rate: 2004 to 2006.
55: Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
56: Infants Born from Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
57: Percent of Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures That Resulted in Live Births in 2005.
58: Percent of Total Live Births Resulting from Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedures in 2005.
59: Percent of Assisted Reproductive Technology Procedure Infants Born in Multiple Birth Deliveries in 2005.
60: Percent of Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
61: Percent of White Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
62: Percent of Black Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
63: Percent of Hispanic Mothers Beginning Prenatal Care in First Trimester in 2006.
64: Percent of Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
65: Percent of White Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
66: Percent of Black Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
67: Percent of Hispanic Mothers Receiving Late or No Prenatal Care in 2006.
68: Reported Legal Abortions in 2005.
69: Percent Change in Reported Legal Abortions: 2001 to 2005.
70: Reported Legal Abortions per 1,000 Live Births in 2005.
71: Reported Legal Abortions per 1,000 Women 15 to 44 Years Old in 2005.
72: Percent of Legal Abortions Obtained by Out-of-State Residents in 2005.
73: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions That Were First-Time Abortions: 2005.
74: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by White Women in 2005.
75: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Black Women in 2005.
76: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Hispanic Women in 2005.
77: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Married Women in 2005.
78: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Unmarried Women in 2005.
79: Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers in 2005.
80: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers in 2005.
81: Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
82: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
83: Percent of Teenage Abortions Obtained by Teenagers 17 Years and Younger in 2005.
84: Reported Legal Abortions Performed at 12 Weeks or Less of Gestation in 2005.
85: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Performed at 12 Weeks or Less of Gestation in 2005.
86: Reported Legal Abortions Performed at or after 21 Weeks of Gestation in 2005.
87: Percent of Reported Legal Abortions Performed at or after 21 Weeks of Gestation in 2005.
88: Deaths.
89: Deaths in 2007.
90: Death Rate in 2007.
91: Deaths in 2006.
92: Death Rate in 2006.
93: Age-Adjusted Death Rate in 2006.
94: Percent Change in Death Rate: 1997 to 2006.
95: Deaths in 2005.
96: Death Rate in 2005.
97: Age-Adjusted Death Rate in 2005.
98: Infant Deaths in 2005.
99: Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
100: White Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
101: Black Infant Mortality Rate in 2005.
102: Neonatal Deaths in 2005.
103: Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
104: White Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
105: Black Neonatal Death Rate in 2005.
106: Estimated Deaths by Cancer in 2008.
107: Estimated Death Rate by Cancer in 2008.
108: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cancer for Males in 2004.
109: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cancer for Females in 2004.
110: Estimated Deaths by Brain Cancer in 2008.
111: Estimated Death Rate by Brain Cancer in 2008.
112: Estimated Deaths by Female Breast Cancer in 2008.
113: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Female Breast Cancer in 2004.
114: Estimated Deaths by Colon and Rectum Cancer in 2008.
115: Estimated Death Rate by Colon and Rectum Cancer in 2008.
116: Estimated Deaths by Leukemia in 2008.
117: Estimated Death Rate by Leukemia in 2008.
118: Estimated Deaths by Liver Cancer in 2008.
119: Estimated Death Rate by Liver Cancer in 2008.
120: Estimated Deaths by Lung Cancer in 2008.
121: Estimated Death Rate by Lung Cancer in 2008.
122: Estimated Deaths by Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2008.
123: Estimated Death Rate by Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2008.
124: Estimated Deaths by Ovarian Cancer in 2008.
125: Estimated Death Rate by Ovarian Cancer in 2008.
126: Estimated Deaths by Pancreatic Cancer in 2008.
127: Estimated Death Rate by Pancreatic Cancer in 2008.
128: Estimated Deaths by Prostate Cancer in 2008.
129: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Prostate Cancer in 2004.
130: Deaths by AIDS in 2005.
131: Death Rate by AIDS in 2005.
132: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by AIDS in 2005.
133: Deaths by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
134: Death Rate by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
135: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Alzheimer’s Disease in 2005.
136: Deaths by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
137: Death Rate by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
138: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Cerebrovascular Diseases in 2005.
139: Deaths by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
140: Death Rate by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
141: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis in 2005.
142: Deaths by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
143: Death Rate by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
144: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases in 2005.
145: Deaths by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
146: Death Rate by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
147: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Diabetes Mellitus in 2005.
148: Deaths by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
149: Death Rate by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
150: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Diseases of the Heart in 2005.
151: Deaths by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
152: Death Rate by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
153: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Malignant Neoplasms in 2005.
154: Deaths by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
155: Death Rate by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
156: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Nephritis and Other Kidney Diseases in 2005.
157: Deaths by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
158: Death Rate by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
159: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Influenza and Pneumonia in 2005.
160: Deaths by Injury in 2005.
161: Death Rate by Injury in 2005.
162: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Injury in 2005.
163: Deaths by Accidents in 2005.
164: Death Rate by Accidents in 2005.
165: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Accidents in 2005.
166: Deaths by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
167: Death Rate by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
168: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Motor Vehicle Accidents in 2005.
169: Deaths by Firearm Injury in 2005.
170: Death Rate by Firearm Injury in 2005.
171: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Firearm Injury in 2005.
172: Deaths by Homicide in 2005.
173: Death Rate by Homicide in 2005.
174: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Homicide in 2005.
175: Deaths by Suicide in 2005.
176: Death Rate by Suicide in 2005.
177: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Suicide in 2005.
178: Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
179: Death Rate by Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
180: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Alcohol-Induced Deaths in 2005.
181: Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
182: Death Rate by Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
183: Age-Adjusted Death Rate by Drug-Induced Deaths in 2005.
184: Occupational Fatalities in 2007.
185: Occupational Fatality Rate in 2007.
186: Facilities.
187: Community Hospitals in 2007.
188: Rate of Community Hospitals in 2007.
189: Community Hospitals per 1,000 Square Miles in 2007.
190: Community Hospitals in Urban Areas in 2007.
191: Percent of Community Hospitals in Urban Areas in 2007.