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Social Determinants of Health
Congratulations to Jennifer Chubinski, Director of Community Research at The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, and our own Mark Carrozza, Health Informatics Developer at HealthLandscape, on publication of their chapter “Obesity and Food Insecurity” in the book Appalachian Health and Well-Being. Their chapter examines the linkages between food scarcity and obesity in Appalachian rural and...
New data available in HealthLandscape! We have added the most recent data from the CDC Diabetes Surveillance System to HealthLandscape, both at www.healthlandscape.org and, in Quick Map form, at beta.healthlandscape.org. Variables include the Percent of Adults who are Physically Inactive, the Percent of Adults who are Obese, and the Percent of Adults who have Diabetes....
New data available in HealthLandscape! Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released their 2009 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates. According to their analysis, the poverty rate for children ages 5 to 17 in families rose in 295 counties and declined in 19 counties between 2007 and 2009. Most counties saw no statistically significant change between...
New data available in HealthLandscape! The US Census Bureau’s Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) for 2007 are estimates of health insurance coverage for all counties. This dataset includes county-level estimates on the number of people and the percentages of people with and without health insurance coverage for ages 18 to 64 years. For more...
The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program is a federal-state cooperative effort in which monthly estimates of total employment and unemployment are prepared. These estimates are key indicators of local economic conditions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is responsible for the concepts, definitions, technical procedures, validation and publication...
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