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New York

Strongest and Weakest Measures


New York's Strongest Measures

Strongest Measures are those in which the State performed above the all-State average and are strongest among their measures relative to all reporting States. This State may be leading the way in quality in these measures.

Note: The best result for each measure can be either the highest or lowest value. The direction representing best is noted in the "Best" column.

Measure Short Name Measure Long Name Best
Angioplasty deaths in hospital Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions ages 40 and over with percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital) Lowest
Suicide deaths Suicide deaths per 100,000 population Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - bed/chair bound Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who spend most of their time in bed or in a chair Lowest
Nursing home short-stay residents - with delirium Percentage of short-stay nursing home residents with delirium Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - with urinary tract infections Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents with a urinary tract infection Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - with increased need for help Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - more depressed or anxious Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious Lowest


New York's Weakest Measures

Weakest Measures are those in which the State performed below the all-State average and are weakest among their measures relative to all reporting States. These measures highlight some of the opportunities for improvement.

Note: The best result for each measure can be either the highest or lowest value. The direction representing best is noted in the "Best" column.

Measure Short Name Measure Long Name Best
Adult admissions - diabetes, uncomplicated Adult admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Pediatric admissions - asthma Pediatric asthma admissions ages 2-17 (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Admissions for seniors - asthma Adult asthma admissions age 65 and over (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Adult admissions - diabetes, long-term complications Adult admissions for diabetes with long-term complications (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Adult admissions - asthma Adult asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest

States' specific performances on each of these measures are available in the All-State Data Table for All Measures.