County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, A Healthier Nation, County by County

Learn about the data & methods

Our Approach

The County Health Rankings model of population health

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What can I do?

Action Center

Explore guides and tools for improving health

What can I learn from others?

County-by-County Blog

Project updates, commentaries, events and news about health across the nation from the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps team.

RWJF Culture of Health Prize

The RWJF Culture of Health Prize honors and elevates U.S. communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health.

Health Factors

Health factors in the County Health Rankings represent what influences the health of a county. We measure four types of health factors: health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic, and physical environment factors. In turn, each of these factors is based on several measures. A fifth set of factors that influence health (genetics and biology) is not included in the Rankings.

 

Physical Environment

What Works for Health

Learn about policies and programs that can improve health in your community.