Preventable hospital stays for ambulatory care sensitive conditions

This measure represents a tentedency to overuse hospitals as a main source of care. This indicator describes the hospital disrchage rate for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions per 1,000 fee-for-service Medicare enrollees. Ambulatory care-sensitive conditions include: convulsions, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bacterial pneumonia, asthma, congestive heart failure, hypertension, angina, cellulitis, diabetes, gastroenteritis, kidney/urinary infection, and dehydration. This measure is age-adjusted.

Measurement Period: 2014
Value: 62.8

County

62.8

State

National

HP 2020

  • 40.3
  • 80.3
  • 120.2

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 62.8

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Monterey, CA; Stanislaus, CA; Tulare, CA; Denver, CO; Hampden, MA; Genesee, MI; Cumberland, NC; Lucas, OH; Mahoning, OH; Lane, OR; Cameron, TX; Nueces, TX;

  • 62.8
    • 27.1
    • 49.1
    • 71.3
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 24 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 5 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty

    All Peer Counties for Mahoning

    Mobile, AL; Pulaski, AR; Monterey, CA; Stanislaus, CA; Tulare, CA; Denver, CO; Escambia, FL; Pasco, FL; Polk, FL; Volusia, FL; St. Clair, IL; East Baton Rouge, LA; Jefferson, LA; Orleans, LA; Hampden, MA; Genesee, MI; St. Louis city, MO; Cumberland, NC; Lucas, OH; Mahoning, OH; Lane, OR; Charleston, SC; Richland, SC; Cameron, TX; Nueces, TX;
 
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