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Oklahoma

Strongest and Weakest Measures


Oklahoma'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
Pneumonia vaccine ever - age 65 plus Percentage of adults age 65 and over who ever received a pneumococcal vaccination Highest
Nursing home short-stay residents - received flu vaccine Percentage of short-stay nursing home residents who received influenza vaccination during the flu season 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
Nursing home long-stay residents - with declining mobility Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents whose ability to move about in and around their room declined 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


Oklahoma'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
Home health care - home after home health care Percentage of home health care patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ended Highest
Children receiving polio vaccine Percentage of children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine Highest
Home health care - improved pain management when mobile Percentage of home health care patients who have less pain when moving around Highest
Colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy Percentage of adults age 50 and over who ever received a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy Highest
Dialysis and on kidney transplant list Percentage of dialysis patients under age 70 who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation Highest
Nursing home long-stay residents - with moderate to severe pain Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who have moderate to severe pain Lowest
Adult admissions - bacterial pneumonia Bacterial pneumonia admissions (excluding sickle cell or hemoglobin-S conditions, transfers from other institutions, and obstetric admissions) per 100,000 adult population Lowest

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