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Complete Health Indicator Report of Arthritis - Monitoring Reach of Evidence-based Programs

Definition

Reach refers to the reported number of people who attend an evidence-based self-management or exercise program during a specified reporting period.

Numerator

Number of people who attended an evidence-based arthritis or chronic disease self-management or exercise program.

Denominator

Not applicable.

Data Interpretation Issues

Prior to July of 2008, new participants who had never attended a class, ongoing participants who continued to enroll in an ongoing program and aquatics participants were counted. Beginning in July 2008 only new participants in approved evidenced-based programs are counted. In 2010, ongoing participants are counted from January through June, but may not be counted during July through December.

Why Is This Important?

It is important to monitor participation in evidence-based programs. Increased interest from the United States Congress, and an emphasis on accountability highlights the importance of monitoring these data. The data may be used to measure growth and distribution of programs, and allows for comparison of participation in programs by state.

Healthy People Objective AOCBC-8:

Increase the proportion of adults with doctor-diagnosed arthritis who have had effective, evidence-based arthritis education as an integral part of the management of their condition
U.S. Target: 11.7 percent
State Target: 12.1 percent

What Is Being Done?

The Utah Arthritis Program (UAP) is working with our partners who receive mini-grants to perform community-based education to promote evidence-based self-management programs.

Available Services

Ability First 491 N. Freedom Blvd. Provo, UT 84601 Active Re-Entry 10 S. Fairgrounds Road Price, UT 84501 Arthritis Foundation Great West Region 448 E. 400 S. #103 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program Phone: (801) 536-0990 Contact: Leslie Nelson lrnelson@arthritis.org Bear River Health Department Phone: (435) 792-6521 Contact: Kim Bales or David Watkins kbales@brhd.org dwatkins@brhd.org Central Utah Public Health Dept. 70 Westview Drive Richfield, Utah 84701 Phone: (435) 896-5451 ext. 341 Contact: Sarah Bagley sarahbagley@utah.gov Communidades En Accion (Provides courses in Spanish) Phone: (801) 265-1111 Contact: Olga Rubiano Olga_rubiano@yahoo.com Davis County Health Department 22 South State Street Clearfield, UT 84015 Phone: (801) 525-5087 Contact: Jessica Hardcastle JHardcastle@co.davis.ut.us Dixie Regional Medical Center 652 S. Medical Drive St. George, Utah 84790 Phone: (435) 251-1000 Contact: Teri Koenig EnhanceFitness Salt Lake County Healthy Aging Phone: (385) 468-3083 Contact: Nichole Shepherd Nshepherd@slco.org Evidence-based Programs http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/cdsmp.html http://www.projectenhance.org/ http://www.activeliving.info/featuredCourses.cfm Five County Association of Governments (AAA) 1070 W. 1600 S. Bldg. B PO Box 1550 St. George, Utah 84771 Phone: (435) 673-3548 Contact: Carrie Schonlaw and Tracy Heavyrunner theavyrunner@fivecounty.utah.gov cschonlaw@fivecounty.utah.gov Gunnison Valley Hospital 64 E. 100 N. Gunnison, UT 84634 Intermountain Healthcare 36 S. State Street, 22nd Floor Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Phone: (801) 442-3554 Contact: Mikelle Moore Mikelle.moore@imail.org National Tongan American Society Phone: (801) 558-4051 Contact: O. Fahina Pasi or Ivoni Nash fahina36@hotmail.com ivoni@ntasutah.org Rheumatologists in Utah http://www.arthritis.org/utah/physician-list/ Salt Lake County Active Aging Program 2001 South State Street Phone: (801) 468-2761 Contact: Emma Houston ehouston@slco.org San Juan County Area Agency on Aging 117 S. Main Street P.O. Box 9 Monticello, UT 84535 Southeastern Area Agency on Aging 375 S. Carbon ave. P.O. Box 1106 Price, UT 84501 The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital 5770 S. 300 E. Murray, Utah 84123 Phone: (801) 314-4100 http://intermountainhealthcare.org/hospitals/tosh/Pages/home.aspx Tooele County Aging and Adult services 151 N. Main Street Tooele, Utah 84074 Phone: (435) 277-2462 Contact: Sherrie Ahlstrom sahlstrom@tooelehealth.org University of Utah Department of Immunology and Rheumatology School of Medicine 50 North Medical Drive Salt Lake City, Utah 84132 Phone: (801) 538-3910 University of Utah Clinics Phone: (801) 587-6658 Contact: Judith McCracken Judith.mccracken@hsc.utah.edu Utah Area Agencies on Aging Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services Department of Human Resources 195 N. 1950 W. Salt Lake City, Utah Phone: (801) 538-3925 Contact: Charlotte Vincent cvincent@utah.gov charlottevincentrd@yahoo.com Website: hsdaas.utah.gov Utah Arthritis Program Bureau of Health Promotion P.O. Box 142107 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2107 Phone: (801) 538-9458 Utah County Health Department Justice Building 151 S. University Ave. Provo, UT 84601 Contact: Patty Cross (801) 851-7528 or Marla Brannum (801) 851-7082 pattyc.uchlth@state.ut.us marlab.uchlth@state.ut.us Utah Navajo Health System P.O. Box 130 East Hwy 262 Montezuma Creek, UT 84534 Valley Mental Health 5965 S. 900 E. Murray, Utah 84121 Phone: (801) 263-7100 Contact: Jona Nasink-Curry Veteran's Affairs 500 Foothill Drive Salt Lake City, UT 84148 Weber Human Services AAA 237 26th Street #320 Ogden, UT84401-3105 Phone: (801) 778-6834 Contact: Jesse Garcia jesseg@weberhs.org Weber/Morgan Health Department 477 23rd Street Ogden, UT 84401 Phone: (801) 399-7100 Contact: Rochelle Creager 801-399-7187 or Megan Passey 801-399-7192 rcreager@co.weber.ut.us mpassey@co.weber.ut.us

Health Program Information

The mission of the Utah Arthritis Program (UAP) is to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis. The UAP is focused on increasing participation in programs proven to help people with arthritis. The UAP is working closely with the CDC, the Arthritis Foundation Great West Region, aging services, local health departments, the University of Utah, and others to build a comprehensive, effective program.


Related Indicators

Relevant Population Characteristics

Anyone can develop arthritis or other chronic diseases, but the risk increases as people age. As the Utah population ages, a greater percentage of Utahns will be at risk for developing arthritis and other chronic diseases. Females are more likely to report arthritis than males. White, non-Hispanic and non-White, non-Hispanic individuals are more likely to report arthritis than Hispanic persons. Being overweight or obese is also a significant risk factor.

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:


Health Care System Factors

Existing evidence-based interventions, such as Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, EnhanceFitness, Walk With Ease, and the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program are effective in reducing pain and physician visits for persons with ongoing health conditions.

Related Health Care System Factors Indicators:


Risk Factors

The prevalence of arthritis increases with age. Females are more likely to report arthritis than males. White, non-Hispanic and non-White, non-Hispanic individuals are more likely to report arthritis than Hispanic persons. Being overweight or obese is a significant risk factor. These factors are separated into non-modifiable, potentially modifiable, and modifiable. By separating the risk factors into these categories, it allows us to better identify persons who need services and to target our prevention efforts and intervention strategies to reduce disability due to arthritis. In addition, non-modifiable and potentially modifiable risk factors may influence modifiable risk factors. Factors associated with a greater risk of arthritis that are non-modifiable are female gender, genetic predisposition, older age, race, and ethnicity. Factors associated with arthritis that are potentially modifiable include education and income. Although these two factors are associated with arthritis, it is not clear if modifying them would reduce the risk of arthritis. The modifiable risk factors associated with an increased risk of arthritis include obesity, joint injuries, infections, and certain occupations.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:


Related Health Status Outcomes Indicators:




Graphical Data Views

Participation in Evidenced-Based Arthritis Programs (AFSHP, AFEP, AFAP, CDSMP, EnhanceFitness) by Quarter, Utah, 2005-2013

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QuarterNumber of Persons
Record Count: 30
Oct-Dec 2005630
Jan-Mar 2006596
Apr-Jun 2006609
Jul-Sep 2006744
Oct-Dec 2006762
Jan-Mar 2007716
Apr-Jun 2007775
Jul-Sep 2007663
Oct-Dec 2007736
Jan-Mar 2008132
Apr-Jun 2008120
Jul-Sep 2008131
Oct-Dec 2008255
Jan-Mar 2009327
Apr-Jun 2009368
Jul-Sep 2009147
Oct-Dec 2009247
Jan-Mar 2010514
Apr-Jun 2010521
Jul-Sep 2010335
Oct-Dec 2010400
Jan-Mar 2011775
Apr-Jun 20111,017
Jul-Sep 2011243
Oct-Dec 2011236
Jan-Mar 2012993
Apr-Jun 2012763
Jul-Sep 2012117
Oct-Dec 2012229
Jan-Mar 2013692

Data Notes

* Prior to July 2008, new participants who had never attended a class, and ongoing participants who returned to or continued to enroll in an ongoing program were counted. Aquatics participants were also counted prior to July of 2008. Since July 2008, aquatics participants are not included in the count of participants. Beginning in July 2008 only new participants in approved evidenced-based programs are counted. In 2010, ongoing participants are counted from January through June, but may not be counted during July through December.

Data Sources

  • Arthritis Foundation Utah/Idaho Chapter
  • Mini-Grant Recipients

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

Page Content Updated On 06/13/2013, Published on 07/01/2013
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