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Ohio

Strongest and Weakest Measures


Ohio'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
Heart failure - complete instructions at discharge Percentage of hospital patients with heart failure who were given complete written discharge instructions Highest
Heart failure - evaluation of ejection fraction test in hospital Percentage of hospital patients with heart failure who received an evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction Highest
Heart failure - recommended hospital care received Percentage of hospital patients with heart failure who received recommended hospital care Highest
Pneumonia - pneumococcal vaccination screening in hospital Percentage of hospital patients age 65 and over with pneumonia who received pneumococcal screening or vaccination Highest
Nursing home long-stay residents - low-risk with less control of bowels or bladder Percentage of low-risk long-stay nursing home residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder Lowest


Ohio'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
Nursing home long-stay residents - with moderate to severe pain Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain Lowest
Breast cancer deaths Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - more depressed or anxious Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who are more depressed or anxious 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
Adult admissions - COPD Adult admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by State, 2004-2007 Lowest

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