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Preventable hospital stays for ambulatory care sensitive conditions

This measure represents a tentedency to overuse hospitals as a main source of care. This indicator describes the hospital disrchage rate for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions per 1,000 fee-for-service Medicare enrollees. Ambulatory care-sensitive conditions include: convulsions, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bacterial pneumonia, asthma, congestive heart failure, hypertension, angina, cellulitis, diabetes, gastroenteritis, kidney/urinary infection, and dehydration. This measure is age-adjusted.

Measurement Period: 2014
Value: 60.3

County

60.3

State

National

HP 2020

  • 30.5
  • 52.5
  • 75

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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 60.3

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Allegany, MD; Brunswick, NC; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX;

  • 60.3
    • 37.9
    • 65.9
    • 94.2
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 34 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age

    All Peer Counties for Allegany

    DeKalb, AL; Walker, AL; Garland, AR; Lake, CA; Tehama, CA; Highlands, FL; Floyd, GA; Vermilion, IL; Williamson, IL; Wayne, IN; McCracken, KY; Allegany, MD; Buchanan, MO; Jasper, MO; St. Francois, MO; Brunswick, NC; Steuben, NY; Sullivan, NY; Belmont, OH; Jefferson, OH; Garfield, OK; Coos, OR; Crawford, PA; Lawrence, PA; Venango, PA; Greenwood, SC; Carter, TN; Henderson, TX; Lynchburg, VA; Roanoke, VA; Chelan, WA; Grays Harbor, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Marion, WV; Wood, WV;
 
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