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New report examines hospitalizations for potentially preventable health conditions

The Office of Financial Management’s Health Care Research Center is pleased to announce the release of a new research brief, “Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations by Legislative District.

This report examines hospitalizations for eleven conditions that, in theory, would not have required inpatient care if the patients had had timely access to primary or secondary care services such as vaccinations, antibiotics, regular physician office visits, etc.

Health care

The Office of Financial Management conducts analysis of the health care system including workforce, utilization and coverage to inform health policy development.

Languages spoken at home (mapped by county)

Percent in households where English is spoken less than "very well"

Population Age 5 and Above, 2018

The smallest share of population where English was spoken less than "Very Well" was in Pend Oreille and Lincoln County. The highest share was in Adams County where 29.0% of persons were in this category.

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Educational attainment (mapped by county)

Percent high school graduates

Population Age 25 and Above, 2018

Garfield (97.7%), San Juan (95.9%) and Island (95.3%) County had the highest percentages of high school graduates.

Adams (64.6%), Yakima (73.1%) and Franklin (74.8%) County had the lowest percentages of high school graduates.

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