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Oklahoma

Contextual Factors Measures and Metrics Compared to All States and West South Central States

The following table shows the State's percent or rate for each contextual factor compared to all States and the region. The contextual factors, categorized by demographics (seven factors), health status (three factors), and resources (three factors) may aid in interpretation of the State performance meters. The contextual factors might have a cause, effect, or other indirect association with the results in the performance meter.

Contextual Factor State Percent or Rate All-State Regional
Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
Demographics — Percent of State Population:
Under poverty level (2008-2009) 18 11 28 18 23
Uninsured (2008-2009) 16 5 26 16 26
Under Medicaid (2008-2009) 15 8 22 15 16
Age 65 and over (2008-2009) 14 8 17 10 14
Black (2008-2009) 8 1 52 8 31
Hispanic (2008-2009) 8 1 42 3 41
Without Bachelor's degree (2008) 78 52 83 75 81
Health Status — Percent of State Population:
Overweight/obese (2009) 65 50 68 63 65
At risk of heart disease and stroke (2003) 41 27 46 39 42
Reporting poor mental health (2007) 33 23 39 23 34
Resources:
Specialist physicians per 100,000 population (2007) 125 116 570 125 204
Admissions per 1,000 population (2008) 127 83 233 106 143
HMO penetration rate (2009) 7 0 52 3 13