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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. (2015).Preventable Hospitalizations 2011. Retrieved May 24, 2015 from PHACS database. Available from County Health Rankings (Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care) database.



County Value Table More Information:
CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas1100
Ashley291
Baxter382
Benton556
Boone385
Bradley1137
Calhoun475
Carroll553
Chicot1107
Clark562
Clay297
Cleburne557
Cleveland381
Columbia289
Conway469
Craighead469
Crawford385
Crittenden295
Cross1106
Dallas386
Desha1110
Drew1131
Faulkner551
Franklin471
Fulton293
Garland469
Grant290
Greene1112
Hempstead386
Hot Spring295
Howard379
Independence1102
Izard291
Jackson1136
Jefferson565
Johnson291
Lafayette380
Lawrence1130
Lee378
Lincoln378
Little River290
Logan381
Lonoke475
Madison568
Marion475
Miller568
Mississippi1112
Monroe378
Montgomery556
Nevada1100
Newton474
Ouachita563
Perry471
Phillips385
Pike473
Poinsett296
Polk470
Pope473
Prairie292
Pulaski562
Randolph385
Saline469
Scott1115
Searcy473
Sebastian563
Sevier1138
Sharp382
St. Francis379
Stone1142
Union474
Van Buren476
Washington557
White291
Woodruff293
Yell1145

* 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. If a county value exist is two adjacent groups, then the county is moved to the quintile group with the most favorable rating.

Category 1 - Highest, represents the counties with the most favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents highest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 2 - Higher, represents the counties with the second highest favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 3 - Middle, represents the counties in the mid-range favorable ranking (in demographics, this represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the demographic)

Category 4 - Lower, represents the counties with a lower favorable health ranking( in demographics, this represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the demographic)

Category 5 - Lowest, represents the counties with the least favorable health ranking (in demographics, this represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the demographic )



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