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Wyoming

Strongest and Weakest Measures


Wyoming'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
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
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
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
Adult admissions - diabetes, uncomplicated Adult admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Obstetric trauma per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance Obstetric trauma with 3rd or 4th degree lacerations per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance Lowest


Wyoming'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
Mammograms Percentage of women age 40 and over who received a mammogram in the last 2 years Highest
Children receiving DPT vaccine Percentage of children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccine Highest
Inpatient surgery - antibiotics within 1 hour Percentage of adult surgery patients who received prophylactic antibiotics within 1 hour prior to surgical incision Highest
Inpatient surgery - appropriate antibiotic timing Percentage of adult surgery patients who received appropriate timing of antibiotics 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
Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 discharges Reclosure of postoperative abdominal wound dehiscence per 1,000 adult abdominopelvic-surgery discharges (excluding immunocompromised patients, stays under 2 days, and obstetric conditions) Lowest
Heart attack deaths in hospital Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis (excluding transfers to another hospital) Lowest
Admissions for seniors - influenza Immunization-preventable influenza admissions ages 65 and over (excluding transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population Lowest
Coronary artery bypass graft deaths in hospital Deaths per 1,000 adult admissions ages 40 and over with coronary artery bypass graft (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers to another hospital) Lowest
Nursing home long-stay residents - with too much weight loss Percentage of long-stay nursing home residents who lose too much weight Lowest

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