Health
Source: Arkansas Department of Health
Share of Adults with Routine Check-up in Past 2 Years
2018
Arkansas County89%
Ashley County91%
Baxter County86%
Benton County82%
Boone County87%
Bradley County92%
Calhoun County92%
Carroll County85%
Chicot County94%
Clark County89%
Clay County92%
Cleburne County89%
Cleveland County93%
Columbia County87%
Conway County88%
Craighead County89%
Crawford County88%
Crittenden County88%
Cross County87%
Dallas County90%
Desha County91%
Drew County93%
Faulkner County89%
Franklin County90%
Fulton County88%
Garland County89%
Grant County91%
Greene County89%
Hempstead County90%
Hot Spring County87%
Howard County93%
Independence County87%
Izard County85%
Jackson County88%
Jefferson County90%
Johnson County88%
Lafayette County89%
Lawrence County89%
Lee County94%
Lincoln County91%
Little River County90%
Logan County89%
Lonoke County90%
Madison County86%
Marion County84%
Miller County90%
Mississippi County90%
Monroe County91%
Montgomery County89%
Nevada County88%
Newton County90%
Ouachita County89%
Perry County90%
Phillips County90%
Pike County92%
Poinsett County89%
Polk County91%
Pope County89%
Prairie County86%
Pulaski County89%
Randolph County93%
Saline County90%
Scott County87%
Searcy County87%
Sebastian County89%
Sevier County94%
Sharp County91%
St. Francis County92%
Stone County87%
Union County88%
Van Buren County92%
Washington County83%
White County85%
Woodruff County87%
Yell County86%

Source: Arkansas Department of Health







NATIONAL RANKING
31

OUT OF 51
2018

STATE TREND

Increasing


87%

2018

What does this measure?

The percentage of adults in a region who had a routine medical checkup within the past two years.

Why is this important?

Routine checkups and screenings help people to stay healthy, prevent illnesses, and identify and treat medical problems early. This can lead to a higher quality of life and lower long-term health costs at both the individual and community level.

How is Arkansas doing?

In 2018, 87% of adults reported having a checkup in the past two years, up 10 percentage points from 2013 and similar to the national rate of 88%. Arkansas is 31st in the nation on this indicator. Rates were higher for women (91%) than men (82%) and for black, non-Hispanics (93%) than white, non-Hispanics (87%) or Hispanics (81%).

Within Arkansas in 2018, the lowest rates were in Benton (82%) and Washington County (83%) and the highest rates were in Chicot, Lee and Sevier- all 94%.

Notes about the data

The data comes from a survey designed to collect scientific data on health risks and behaviors.




Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Share of Adults with Routine Check-up in Past 2 Years
201320142015201620172018
Arkansas77%77%81%83%80%87%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention






Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Share of Adults with Routine Check-up in Past 2 Years by Race
Black, non-HispanicHispanicMultiracial, non-HispanicWhite, non-Hispanic
Arkansas93%81%63%87%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Share of Adults with Routine Check-up in Past 2 Years by Gender
FemaleMale
Arkansas91%82%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention









INDICATORS TREND | STATE


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