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Health Highlight Report for Roosevelt County

Health Care Access - Primary Medical Provider: Percentage with a Primary Medical Provider, 2013-2017

  • Roosevelt County
    63.5%
    95% Confidence Interval (57.2% - 69.4%)
    Statistical StabilityStable
    New Mexico
    71.5%
    U.S.
    76.8%
  • Roosevelt County Compared to State

    gauge ranking
    Description of Dashboard Gauge

    Description of the Dashboard Gauge

    This "dashboard" type graphic is based on the community data on the right. It compares the community value on this indicator to the state overall value.
    • Excellent = The community's value on this indicator is BETTER than the state value, and the difference IS statistically significant.
    • Watch = The community's value is BETTER than state value, but the difference IS NOT statistically significant.
    • Improvement Needed = The community's value on this indicator is WORSE than the state value, but the difference IS NOT statistically significant.
    • Reason for Concern = The community's value on this indicator is WORSE than the state value, and the difference IS statistically significant.

    The community value is considered statistically significantly different from the state value if the state value is outside the range of the community's 95% confidence interval. If the community's data or 95% confidence interval information is not available, a blank gauge image will be displayed with the message, "missing information."
    NOTE: The labels used on the gauge graphic are meant to describe the community's status in plain language. The placement of the gauge needle is based solely on the statistical difference between the community and state values. When selecting priority health issues to work on, a community should take into account additional factors such as how much improvement could be made, the U.S. value, the statistical stability of the community number, the severity of the health condition, and whether the difference is clinically significant.

Why Is This Important?

People who do not have a primary medical care provider may not get the timely health care that they need to prevent illnesses and may also suffer unnecessarily from avoidable complications from those illnesses.

Note

Question text: Do you have one or more persons you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider?  The county-level BRFSS data used for this indicator report were weighted to be representative of the New Mexico Health Region populations. Had the data been weighted to be representative of each county population, the results would likely have been different.

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, together with New Mexico Department of Health, Injury and Behavioral Epidemiology Bureau.   U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), BRFSS Prevalence and Trends Data, [https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/brfssprevalence].  

Measure Description for Health Care Access - Primary Medical Provider

Definition: The percentage of New Mexicans with and without a primary medical provider.
Numerator: Number of persons in the survey sample who responded, "no" to the question: "Do you have one or more persons you think of as your personal doctor or health care provider?".
Denominator: Total number of persons in the survey sample who responded to the question.

Indicator Profile Report

Percentage of Persons with a Primary Medical Provider (exits this report)

Date Content Last Updated

01/08/2019
The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Sun, 16 June 2019 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.state.nm.us".

Content updated: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:54:59 MST