NevadaState Snapshot for Ambulatory

In this comparison, the NHQR quality measures for Nevada for the most recent data year and the baseline year are compared to the average of all States.

Measures Better Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Avoidable admissions for angina per 100,000 population age 18 and over 2013 8.99 Better than Average 2011 10.6 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for immunization-preventable influenza per 100,000 population age 65 and over 2013 45.1 Better than Average 2011 17.7 Better than Average
Measures That Are Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Ratio of observed deaths to expected deaths among Medicare hemodialysis patients 2014 1.02 Average 2000 1.21 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 4.41 Average 2010 3.14 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 4.36 Average 2010 4.57 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 6.38 Average 2010 4.27 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, Medicare managed care 2014 7.60 Average 2010 6.64 Average
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 12.9 Average 2010 12.2 Average
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 9.05 Average 2010 7.70 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 6.57 Average 2010 6.30 Average
Hospital admissions for long-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2013 103.2 Average 2011 100.7 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complications per 100,000 population, adults, HCUP data 2013 12.0 Average 2011 11.3 Better than Average
Avoidable admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma per 100,000 population age 40 and over 2013 424.3 Average 2011 461.0 Better than Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of polio vaccine 2013 92.0 Average 2000 87.3 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 4 or more doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine 2013 81.1 Average 2000 79.1 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine 2013 90.4 Average 2000 88.0 Average
Adolescent aged 13-15 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2013 17.2 Average 2012 17.3 Average
Adolescents females ages 13-15 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 2013 89.5 Average 2008 44.9 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 1 or more doses of varicella vaccine 2013 88.6 Average 2000 61.4 Average
Children ages 19-35 months who received 3 or more doses of hepatitis B vaccine 2013 88.8 Average 2000 84.6 Worse than Average
Adolescents females ages 13-15 who received 3 or more doses human papillomavirus vaccine 2013 24.7 Average 2009 12.4 Worse than Average
Adolescents females ages 16-17 who received 1 or more doses of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) since the age of ten years 2013 86.3 Average 2008 47.7 Better than Average
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for illicit drug use and who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 2011 17.4 Average
People age 12 and over treated for substance abuse who completed treatment course 2011 39.9 Average 2008 36.2 Average
Percent of prevalent ESRD patients with diabetes listed as the primary cause 2011 37.1 Average
Percent of prevalent ESRD patients with primary cause of diabetes among persons with diabetes listed as a comorbidity 2011 77.1 Average
Dialysis patients who were registered on a waiting list for transplantation 2010 6.60 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a dilated eye examination in the calendar year 2010 71.6 Average 2001 61.3 Average
End stage renal disease (ESRD) due to diabetes per million population 2010 145.8 Average
Adults age 65 and over who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 67.4 Average 2001 68.5 Better than Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who ever received pneumococcal vaccination 2010 30.5 Average 2003 22.3 Average
Adults who received a blood cholesterol measurement in the last 5 years 2009 73.3 Average 2001 71.5 Average
Measures Worse Than Average in The Recent Year
Measure Recent Year Recent Rate Recent Performance Baseline Year Baseline Rate Baseline Performance
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, Medicare managed care 2014 18.0 Worse than Average 2010 15.9 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, Medicare managed care 2014 8.03 Worse than Average 2010 7.17 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, Medicare managed care 2014 5.66 Worse than Average 2010 6.19 Worse than Average
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, Medicare managed care 2014 15.9 Worse than Average 2010 12.1 Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare managed care 2014 15.9 Worse than Average 2010 19.3 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, Medicare managed care 2014 7.74 Worse than Average 2010 9.53 Worse than Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, Medicare fee-for-service 2014 16.7 Worse than Average 2010 13.8 Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, ages 2-17 2013 106.9 Worse than Average 2011 98.2 Better than Average
Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population, age 18 to 39 2013 46.9 Worse than Average 2011 56.4 Worse than Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, adults 2013 97.0 Worse than Average 2011 82.7 Worse than Average
Hospital admissions for short-term complications of diabetes per 100,000 population, ages 6-17 2013 41.1 Worse than Average 2011 38.3 Worse than Average
Avoidable admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population age 18 and over 2013 269.8 Worse than Average 2011 284.9 Better than Average
Avoidable admissions for hypertension per 100,000 population age 18 and over 2013 57.5 Worse than Average 2011 65.9 Worse than Average
New HIV cases per 100,000 population age 13 and over 2013 19.9 Worse than Average 2010 17.2 Worse than Average
Persons aged 13 to 15 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2013 68.4 Worse than Average 2008 27.5 Worse than Average
Adolescent ages 16-17 years who received 3 or more doses of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 2013 17.0 Worse than Average 2012 25.7 Average
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received early and adequate prenatal care 2012 67.7 Worse than Average 2010 64.1 Worse than Average
End stage renal disease (ESRD) patients who saw a nephrologist at least 12 months prior to initiation of renal replacement therapy, age 18 and over 2011 22.5 Worse than Average 2010 21.1 Worse than Average
People age 12 and over who needed treatment for alcohol problem who received such treatment at a specialty facility in the last 12 months 2011 5.30 Worse than Average
Adolescents females ages 16-17 who received 3 or more doses human papillomavirus vaccine 2011 27.0 Worse than Average 2009 29.3 Average
Persons aged 16 to 17 years who received 1 or more doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine 2011 62.0 Worse than Average 2008 33.6 Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never explained things in a way they could understand, commercial plans 2011 8.90 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never showed respect for what they had to say, commercial plans 2011 8.10 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never listened carefully to them, commercial plans 2011 10.7 Worse than Average
Adults who needed care right away for an illness, injury, or condition in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got care as soon as wanted, commercial plans 2011 25.4 Worse than Average
Adults who had an appointment for routine health care in the last 12 months who sometimes or never got appointments for routine care as soon as wanted, commercial plans 2011 31.2 Worse than Average
Rating of health care 0-6 on a scale from 0 to 10 (best grade) by adults who had a doctor´s office or clinic visit in the last 12 months, commercial plans 2011 24.4 Worse than Average
Adults who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers sometimes or never spent enough time with them, commercial plans 2011 12.0 Worse than Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received at least two hemoglobin A1c measurements in the calendar year 2010 60.2 Worse than Average 2001 68.5 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who had their feet checked for sores or irritation in the calendar year 2010 61.4 Worse than Average 2001 64.1 Average
Adults age 40 and over with diagnosed diabetes who received a flu vaccination in the calendar year 2010 41.9 Worse than Average 2009 55.5 Average
Adults age 65 and over who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 59.3 Worse than Average 2001 65.1 Average
Women ages 50-74 who received a mammogram in the last 2 years 2010 71.8 Worse than Average 2000 78.0 Average
Women ages 21-65 who received a Pap smear in the last 3 years 2010 79.7 Worse than Average 2000 82.2 Worse than Average
Adults ages 18-64 at high risk (e.g., COPD) who received an influenza vaccination in the last 12 months 2010 33.3 Worse than Average 2003 22.1 Worse than Average
Patients with treated chronic kidney failure who received a transplant within 3 years of date of renal failure 2008 6.00 Worse than Average