Preventable Hospitalizations

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas3357
Ashley2442
Baxter1989
Benton11,694
Boone3363
Bradley4226
Calhoun569
Carroll3293
Chicot4188
Clark4278
Clay3371
Cleburne2525
Cleveland5146
Columbia3339
Conway3314
Craighead11,402
Crawford2662
Crittenden4165
Cross2457
Dallas5142
Desha4274
Drew2483
Faulkner1826
Franklin4234
Fulton599
Garland11,762
Grant4262
Greene2656
Hempstead4262
Hot Spring2664
Howard5146
Independence1794
Izard3287
Jackson2574
Jefferson11,071
Johnson3339
Lafayette553
Lawrence2571
Lee5117
Lincoln4175
Little River5109
Logan3354
Lonoke1833
Madison4212
Marion3305
Miller515
Mississippi1931
Monroe4164
Montgomery5150
Nevada5140
Newton568
Ouachita2394
Perry5146
Phillips3336
Pike4168
Poinsett2510
Polk2376
Pope1724
Prairie4172
Pulaski14,046
Randolph3320
Saline11,543
Scott5158
Searcy5120
Sebastian11,303
Sevier4234
Sharp2407
St. Francis3305
Stone3322
Union2456
Van Buren3322
Washington11,562
White11,241
Woodruff4177
Yell2510

Description

Preventable hospital stays are measured as the hospital discharge rate for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Preventable Hospitalizations 2014. Retrieved Oct 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from Arkansas Department of Health database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search