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Florida

State Contextual Factors

State dials of contextual factors related to demographics, health status, and resources are displayed on this page as an aid to interpreting State performance meters. The orange wedge of the dial represents the spread of values across all the reporting States; the black arrow (on top of the orange wedge) represents the State's value. The edge of the orange with the lowest value represents the State with the lowest value. The edge of the orange with the highest value represents the State with the highest value.

Demographics — Percent of State Population:
 
Under poverty level
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 19 percent of the population is under the poverty level, which ranges from 11 to 28 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
Uninsured
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 21 percent of the population is uninsured, which ranges from 5 to 26 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
Under Medicaid
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 12 percent of the population is under Medicaid, which ranges from 8 to 22 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
 
Age 65 and over
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 17 percent of the population is age 65 and over, which ranges from 8 to 17 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
Black
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 15 percent of the population is Black, which ranges from 1 to 52 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
Hispanic
(2008-2009)
In Florida, 20 percent of the population is Hispanic, which ranges from 1 to 42 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
 
Without Bachelor's degree
(2008)
In Florida, 74 percent of the population does not have a Bachelor's degree, which ranges from 52 to 83 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.

Health Status — Percent of State Population:
 
Overweight/obese
(2009)
In Florida, 60 percent of the population is overweight/obese, which ranges from 50 to 68 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
At risk of heart disease and stroke
(2003)
In Florida, 38 percent of the population is at risk of heart disease and stroke, which ranges from 27 to 46 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.
Reporting poor mental health
(2007)
In Florida, 29 percent of the population reports poor mental health, which ranges from 23 to 39 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.

Resources:
 
Specialist physicians per 100,000 population
(2007)
In Florida, there are 192 specialist physicians per 100,000 population, which ranges from 116 to 570 specialist physicians per 100,000 population across the reporting States in the Nation.
Admissions per 1,000 population
(2008)
In Florida, there are 130 admissions per 1,000 population, which ranges from 83 to 233 admissions per 1,000 population across the reporting States in the Nation.
HMO penetration rate
(2009)
In Florida, the HMO penetration rate is 20 percent of the population, which ranges from 0 to 52 percent across the reporting States in the Nation.

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