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: 50.6

County

50.6

State

National

HP 2020

  • 28.4
  • 61.4
  • 93.5

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 50.6
    2012 61

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Marin, CA; Larimer, CO; Hampshire, MA; Cabarrus, NC; Catawba, NC; Davidson, NC; Iredell, NC; Orange, NC; Randolph, NC; Lancaster, NE; Greene, OH; Lake, OH; Licking, OH; Portage, OH; Warren, OH; Wood, OH; La Crosse, WI; Winnebago, WI;

  • 50.6
    • 24.3
    • 46.3
    • 67.8
  • 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 43 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 11 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Cabarrus

    Shelby, AL; Marin, CA; Larimer, CO; Middlesex, CT; Tolland, CT; Johnson, IA; Linn, IA; McLean, IL; Sangamon, IL; LaPorte, IN; Tippecanoe, IN; Shawnee, KS; Hampshire, MA; York, ME; Clay, MO; Cabarrus, NC; Catawba, NC; Davidson, NC; Iredell, NC; Orange, NC; Randolph, NC; Cass, ND; Lancaster, NE; Merrimack, NH; Strafford, NH; Hunterdon, NJ; Greene, OH; Lake, OH; Licking, OH; Portage, OH; Warren, OH; Wood, OH; Butler, PA; Cumberland, PA; Dauphin, PA; Monroe, PA; Washington, RI; Lexington, SC; Minnehaha, SD; Alexandria, VA; Arlington, VA; Chittenden, VT; La Crosse, WI; Winnebago, WI;
 
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