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Missouri

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 Missouri, 18 percent of the population is under the poverty level, which ranges from 13 to 18 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
Uninsured
(2008-2009)
In Missouri, 14 percent of the population is uninsured, which ranges from 9 to 14 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
Under Medicaid
(2008-2009)
In Missouri, 14 percent of the population is under Medicaid, which ranges from 9 to 14 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
 
Age 65 and over
(2008-2009)
In Missouri, 13 percent of the population is age 65 and over, which ranges from 12 to 14 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
Black
(2008-2009)
In Missouri, 11 percent of the population is Black, which ranges from 1 to 11 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 6.
Hispanic
(2008-2009)
In Missouri, 3 percent of the population is Hispanic, which ranges from 1 to 9 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
 
Without Bachelor's degree
(2008)
In Missouri, 75 percent of the population does not have a Bachelor's degree, which ranges from 69 to 76 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.

Health Status — Percent of State Population:
 
Overweight/obese
(2009)
In Missouri, 64 percent of the population is overweight/obese, which ranges from 62 to 64 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
At risk of heart disease and stroke
(2003)
In Missouri, 39 percent of the population is at risk of heart disease and stroke, which ranges from 32 to 39 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
Reporting poor mental health
(2007)
In Missouri, 36 percent of the population reports poor mental health, which ranges from 26 to 36 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.

Resources:
 
Specialist physicians per 100,000 population
(2007)
In Missouri, there are 190 specialist physicians per 100,000 population, which ranges from 128 to 203 specialist physicians per 100,000 population across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
Admissions per 1,000 population
(2008)
In Missouri, there are 141 admissions per 1,000 population, which ranges from 117 to 141 admissions per 1,000 population across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.
HMO penetration rate
(2009)
In Missouri, the HMO penetration rate is 13 percent of the population, which ranges from 3 to 18 percent across the reporting States in the region. The number of States reporting this factor in the region is 7.

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