2019 Measures

Interactive Model

Ranked Measures

Source

Years of Data

Health Outcomes

Length of LifePremature deathNational Center for Health Statistics - Mortality Files2015-2017
Quality of LifePoor or fair healthBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Poor physical health daysBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Poor mental health daysBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Low birthweightNational Center for Health Statistics - Natality files2011-2017

Health Factors

Health Behaviors

Tobacco UseAdult smokingBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
Diet and ExerciseAdult obesityCDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas2015
 Food environment indexUSDA Food Environment Atlas, Map the Meal Gap from Feeding America2015 & 2016
 Physical inactivityCDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas2015
 Access to exercise opportunitiesBusiness Analyst, Delorme map data, ESRI, & US Census Tigerline Files2010 & 2018
Alcohol and Drug UseExcessive drinkingBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Alcohol-impaired driving deathsFatality Analysis Reporting System2013-2017
Sexual ActivitySexually transmitted infectionsNational Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention2016
 Teen birthsNational Center for Health Statistics - Natality files2011-2017

Clinical Care

Access to CareUninsuredSmall Area Health Insurance Estimates2016
 Primary care physiciansArea Health Resource File/American Medical Association2016
 DentistsArea Health Resource File/National Provider Identification file2017
 Mental health providersCMS, National Provider Identification2018
Quality of CarePreventable hospital staysMapping Medicare Disparities Tool2016
 Mammography screeningMapping Medicare Disparities Tool2016
 Flu vaccinationsMapping Medicare Disparities Tool2016

Social & Economic Factors

EducationHigh school graduationEDFacts2016-2017
 Some collegeAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
EmploymentUnemploymentBureau of Labor Statistics2017
IncomeChildren in povertySmall Area Income and Poverty Estimates2017
 Income inequalityAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
Family and Social SupportChildren in single-parent householdsAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
 Social associationsCounty Business Patterns2016
Community SafetyViolent crimeUniform Crime Reporting - FBI2014&2016
 Injury deathsCDC WONDER mortality data2013-2017

Physical Environment

Air and Water QualityAir pollution - particulate matterEnvironmental Public Health Tracking Network2014
 Drinking water violationsSafe Drinking Water Information System2017
Housing and TransitSevere housing problemsComprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (CHAS) data2011-2015
 Driving alone to workAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
 Long commute - driving aloneAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017

Ranked Measures

Years of Data

Health Outcomes

Length of LifePremature death2015-2017
Quality of LifePoor or fair health2016
 Poor physical health days2016
 Poor mental health days2016
 Low birthweight2011-2017

Health Factors

Health Behaviors

Tobacco UseAdult smoking2016
Diet and ExerciseAdult obesity2015
 Food environment index2015 & 2016
 Physical inactivity2015
 Access to exercise opportunities2010 & 2018
Alcohol and Drug UseExcessive drinking2016
 Alcohol-impaired driving deaths2013-2017
Sexual ActivitySexually transmitted infections2016
 Teen births2011-2017

Clinical Care

Access to CareUninsured2016
 Primary care physicians2016
 Dentists2017
 Mental health providers2018
Quality of CarePreventable hospital stays2016
 Mammography screening2016
 Flu vaccinations2016

Social & Economic Factors

EducationHigh school graduation2016-2017
 Some college2013-2017
EmploymentUnemployment2017
IncomeChildren in poverty2017
 Income inequality2013-2017
Family and Social SupportChildren in single-parent households2013-2017
 Social associations2016
Community SafetyViolent crime2014&2016
 Injury deaths2013-2017

Physical Environment

Air and Water QualityAir pollution - particulate matter2014
 Drinking water violations2017
Housing and TransitSevere housing problems2011-2015
 Driving alone to work2013-2017
 Long commute - driving alone2013-2017

Additional Measures

Source

Years of Data

Health Outcomes

Length of LifeLife expectancyNational Center for Health Statistics - Mortality Files2015-2017
 Premature age-adjusted mortalityCDC WONDER mortality data2015-2017
 Child mortalityCDC WONDER mortality data2014-2017
 Infant mortalityCDC WONDER mortality data2011-2017
Quality of LifeFrequent physical distressBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Frequent mental distressBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016
 Diabetes prevalenceCDC Diabetes Interactive Atlas2015
 HIV prevalenceNational Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention2015

Health Factors

Health Behaviors

Diet and ExerciseFood insecurityMap the Meal Gap2016
 Limited access to healthy foodsUSDA Food Environment Atlas2015
Alcohol and Drug UseDrug overdose deathsCDC WONDER mortality data2015-2017
 Motor vehicle crash deathsCDC WONDER mortality data2011-2017
Other Health BehaviorsInsufficient sleepBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System2016

Clinical Care

Access to CareUninsured adultsSmall Area Health Insurance Estimates2016
 Uninsured childrenSmall Area Health Insurance Estimates2016
 Other primary care providersCMS, National Provider Identification2018

Social & Economic Factors

EducationDisconnected youthAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
IncomeMedian household incomeSmall Area Income and Poverty Estimates2017
 Children eligible for free or reduced price lunchNational Center for Education Statistics2016-2017
Family and Social SupportResidential segregation - Black/WhiteAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
 Residential segregation - non-white/whiteAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
Community SafetyHomicidesCDC WONDER mortality data2011-2017
 Firearm fatalitiesCDC WONDER mortality data2013-2017

Physical Environment

Housing and TransitHomeownershipAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
 Severe housing cost burdenAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017

Demographics

AllPopulationCensus Population Estimates2017
 % below 18 years of ageCensus Population Estimates2017
 % 65 and olderCensus Population Estimates2017
 % Non-Hispanic African AmericanCensus Population Estimates2017
 % American Indian and Alaskan NativeCensus Population Estimates2017
 % AsianCensus Population Estimates2017
 % Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific IslanderCensus Population Estimates2017
 % HispanicCensus Population Estimates2017
 % Non-Hispanic whiteCensus Population Estimates2017
 % not proficient in EnglishAmerican Community Survey, 5-year estimates2013-2017
 % FemalesCensus Population Estimates2017
 % RuralCensus Population Estimates2010

Additional Measures

Years of Data

Health Outcomes

Length of LifeLife expectancy2015-2017
 Premature age-adjusted mortality2015-2017
 Child mortality2014-2017
 Infant mortality2011-2017
Quality of LifeFrequent physical distress2016
 Frequent mental distress2016
 Diabetes prevalence2015
 HIV prevalence2015

Health Factors

Health Behaviors

Diet and ExerciseFood insecurity2016
 Limited access to healthy foods2015
Alcohol and Drug UseDrug overdose deaths2015-2017
 Motor vehicle crash deaths2011-2017
Other Health BehaviorsInsufficient sleep2016

Clinical Care

Access to CareUninsured adults2016
 Uninsured children2016
 Other primary care providers2018

Social & Economic Factors

EducationDisconnected youth2013-2017
IncomeMedian household income2017
 Children eligible for free or reduced price lunch2016-2017
Family and Social SupportResidential segregation - Black/White2013-2017
 Residential segregation - non-white/white2013-2017
Community SafetyHomicides2011-2017
 Firearm fatalities2013-2017

Physical Environment

Housing and TransitHomeownership2013-2017
 Severe housing cost burden2013-2017

Demographics

AllPopulation2017
 % below 18 years of age2017
 % 65 and older2017
 % Non-Hispanic African American2017
 % American Indian and Alaskan Native2017
 % Asian2017
 % Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander2017
 % Hispanic2017
 % Non-Hispanic white2017
 % not proficient in English2013-2017
 % Females2017
 % Rural2010

*Additional Measure (not included in ranks)