Friday, March 29, 2019

Percentage that Oklahoma hospitals’ Medicaid revenues could fall if the state’s proposed Medicaid work requirement is approved and implemented, a loss of between $1.6 million and $1.7 million per hospital.

[Source: Commonwealth Fund]

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Percentage of all school children in Oklahoma who were enrolled in public school in 2017, 6th most out of all 50 states.

[Source: U.S. Census American Community Survey]

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Share of students in Oklahoma City Public Schools enrolled in SoonerCare (Medicaid), 2012-2016

[Source: Georgetown Center for Children and Families]

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Number of substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Oklahoma in FY 2018, a 62 percent increase since FY 2012.

[Source: OKDHS]

Monday, March 25, 2019

The number of payday loans Oklahomans took out in 2017.

[Source: Oklahoma Department of Consumer Credit]

Friday, March 22, 2019

Number of adults in Oklahoma who have ever experienced depression. The national average is 20.5 percent

[Source: Oklahoma State Department of Health]

Thursday, March 21, 2019

The annual cost of drug court per participant in Oklahoma, compared to $19,000 per person for incarceration.

[Source: ODMHSAS]

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Average age of first use of alcohol among Oklahoma youth.

[Source: ODMHSAS]

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Mean number of days in the past 30 days adults in Oklahoma reported their mental health was not good–44th in the United States

[Source: America’s Health Rankings via CDC, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System]

Monday, March 18, 2019

Percent decrease in Oklahoma state aid funding per student since 2008, accounting for inflation.

[Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities]