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

The County Health Rankings models and measures

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The County Health Rankings model of population health

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Explore programs and policies that work!

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Key findings from the last four years of County Health Rankings and other national reports.

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Press Release

This is the Call for Applications for the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can be found in the Prize section.

Brochure

This one-page overview brochure describes What Works for Health. It can be found in For the Media.

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The Rankings are based on a model of population health that emphasizes the many factors that, if improved, can help make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play. 

Press Release

County Health Rankings show stark differences in premature death rates between rural and urban counties. It can be found in For the Media.

Rankings Documentation

This document provides guidance for comparing measures across states. It can be found in Using the Rankings Data, under Exploring the Data.

Press Release

Sixteen communities chosen as 2016 RWJF Culture of Health Prize finalists. It can be found in For the Media.

Rankings Documentation

This document summarizes the changes in ranked measures for all releases from 2010 to 2016. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.

Rankings Documentation

This document summarizes the changes in ranked measures between 2015 and 2016. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.

Rankings Documentation

This document provides descriptive data for the County Health Rankings 2016 ranked measures and additional measures, including national statistics. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data...

Rankings Documentation

This document provides the data sources and years of data used for the 2016 ranked measures. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.

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