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Measures in Health Equity Index

Civic Involvement

Percent of Adult Population Registered to Vote

This indicator measures the percent of the population that is registered to vote.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Town

Percent of Registered Voters That Voted in General Elections

This indicator measures the percent of the registered voters that voted in general elections (Presidential year).
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Town

Percent of Registered Voters That Voted in Municipal Elections

This indicator measures the percent of the registered voters that voted in municipal elections (off year).
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Town


Community Safety

Crimes Against Persons Per 1000 Local Residents

Crimes against persons measure the rate per 1000 persons of reported Part 1 criminal offenses of the Uniform Crime Report including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. This indicator is...
Time Range: 2004/2005       Resolution: Town

Crimes Against Property Per 1000 Local Residents

Crimes against property measure the rate per 1000 persons of reported Part 1 criminal offenses of the Uniform Crime Report including larceny, burglary and motor vehicle theft. Criminal offenses a...
Time Range: 2004/2005       Resolution: Town


Economic Security

Assessed Residential Property Values

Assessed residential property value is the median dollar value assigned to residential property by the local tax assessor for the purpose of assessing taxes. Assessed property value is a measure o...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Census Tract

Average Dollar Value of Home Purchase Mortgages

The average dollar amount of home purchase mortgage loans originated over two years is the total dollar amount of loans originated divided by the total number of loans originated for area residents.
Time Range: 2006-07       Resolution: Census Tract

Foreclosure Needs Score

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation Foreclosure Needs Scores identify the relative need for foreclosure prevention and neighborhood stabilization for each zip code or Community Development B...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Zip Code

Home Purchase Mortgages Approved Per 1000 Local Residents

The approval rate per 1000 residents of home purchase mortgage loan applications is the total number of home purchase mortgage loan applications divided by the area population per 1000 residents. ...
Time Range: 2006-07       Resolution: Census Tract

Home Purchase Mortgages Initiated Per 1000 Local Residents

The rate per 1000 residents of home purchase mortgage loan applications initiated is the total number of home purchase mortgage loan applications divided by the area population per 1000 residents....
Time Range: 2006-07       Resolution: Census Tract

Household Income

Median Household Income is the income amount where one half of all households within the designated geographic area have income above and one half have income below that amount.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Owner Occupied Property Value

Median value of owner occupied housing is the respondent's estimate of how much the property (house and lot) would sell for if it were for sale. This tabulation includes the value of all owner-occ...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Home Purchase Mortgages That Are Approved

The approval rate of home purchase mortgage loan applications (conventional) is the total number of loans originated and loans approved but not accepted for the area's residents, divided by the to...
Time Range: 2006-07       Resolution: Census Tract

Percentage of Births to Mothers Under 20

Births to teenagers represent the number of births to a woman under 20 years of age on the date of delivery divided by the total number of births for a designated location.
Time Range: 2008-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percentage of Children Age 18 and Under Living in Poverty

Percent of children under 18 years of age in poverty is the number of children living in families with income below poverty divided by the number of children under 18 for whom poverty status could...
Time Range: 2000       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percentage of Households With Income Below the Poverty Line

Household poverty is measured by the percent of households with incomes below the poverty line as a percent of the total households within a given location. Poverty status is determined by three c...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percentage of Populaton Living in Poverty

Concentration of poverty measures the neighborhoods in which 25% or more of the residents have incomes below the poverty line by census block group.
Time Range: 2000       Resolution: Census Block Group

Sales Price of Existing Homes

The median sales price of homes is the selling price of a home that falls in the middle between the most expensive and least expensive home sale price in the area. The median divides the value dis...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Zip Code

Temporary Family Assistance Recipients Per 1000 Residents

The Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) Rate measures the number of TFA recipients per 1000 residents, including Regular and Unemployed Parent Programs.
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Town


Education

10th Grade Connecticut Mastery Test Achievement Rates

The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) has been used since 2005 to assess the performance of 10th students in reading, writing, and mathematics. The reading standards were based on the Degrees of Read...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: School District

6th Grade Connecticut Mastery Test Achievement Rates

The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) has been used since 1985 to assess the performance of 6th students in reading, writing, and mathematics. The reading standards were based on the Degrees of Readi...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: School District

8th Grade Connecticut Mastery Test Achievement Rates

The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) has been used since 1985 to assess the performance of 8th students in reading, writing, and mathematics. The reading standards were based on the Degrees of Readi...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: School District

Average Sat Composite Scores

SAT scores are reported for the previous school year's graduating class. The average score is the mean of the scores obtained on the test component being measured. The ceiling for each component ...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Average Sat Scores for Math

SAT scores are reported for the previous school year's graduating class. The average score is the mean of the scores obtained on the test component being measured. The ceiling for each component ...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Average Sat Scores for Verbal

SAT scores are reported for the previous school year's graduating class. The average score is the mean of the scores obtained on the test component being measured. The ceiling for each component ...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Cumulative Four Year Drop Out Rate

The cumulative 4-year dropout rate for the previous year's graduating class is the sum of the number of students who dropped out each year as their class progressed through 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: School District

High School Graduation Rate

The high school graduation rate calculates the regular diploma recipients as a percent of students leaving high school over a four-year period (estimated as the sum of diploma recipients and dropo...
Time Range: 2003-07       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Number of Years Since Last Major Renovation: Elementary Schools

The age of facilities is counted from the year of of last major renovations. This is the year in which the last major renovation of the existing facility was completed. The date of a new wing was ...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Number of Years Since Last Major Renovation: High Schools

The age of facilities is counted from the year of of last major renovations. This is the year in which the last major renovation of the existing facility was completed. The date of a new wing was ...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Number of Years Since Last Major Renovation: Middle Schools

The age of facilities is counted from the year of of last major renovations. This is the year in which the last major renovation of the existing facility was completed. The date of a new wing was ...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Percent of 4th Grade Students Meeting Connecticut Mastery Test Goals

The Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) has been used since 1985 to assess the performance of 4th students in reading, writing, and mathematics. The reading standards were based on the Degrees of Readi...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: School District

Percent of Adults With Less Than a 9th Grade Education

Aduts with less than a 9th grade education is the percentage of adults in the area who are 25 years of age and older and with less than a 9th grade education.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Adults With at Least a Bachelor's Degree

Adults with at least a bachelor's degree is the percent of the population 25 years and older that has a BA/ BS degree. It reflects the number of people ages 25-64 that possess a BA/ BS out of all ...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Continuing Elementary School Students Who Attended the Same School Last Year

The Percent of returning students calculates the percentage of students enrolled on October 1 who were also enrolled in the school the previous year. If the school was redistricted for the year of...
Time Range: 2006       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Percent of Elementary School Students Eligible for Meal Programs

The percent of students eligible for free/reduced-priced meals is the percentage of students who were identified as meeting the income criteria for federal free or reduced-priced meal or milk prog...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Percent of High School Gradutes Attending College

College attendance is the percent of high school graduates attending post-secondary educational institutions. It is the measured as the percentage of the previous school year's graduates reported ...
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Percent of High School Students Enrolled in Special Education

Special Education measures the number and percentage of students who received special education services according to the terms of an individualized education program. Special education students r...
Time Range: 2006       Resolution: Schools - Averaged to District

Percent of Kindergarten Students With Pre Kindergarten Educational Experience

Percent of kindergarten students who attended preschool, nursery school or Head Start is the percentage of students enrolled in kindergarten as of October 1 who regularly attended a Head Start pro...
Time Range: October 2005       Resolution: School District


Employment

Businesses With 50+ Employees Per 1000 Local Residents

This is the number of businesses with 50 or more employees per 1000 persons by zip code. Is is taken from the U.S. 2006 Economic Census Zip Code Business Patterns and compared against population c...
Time Range: 2006       Resolution: Zip Code

Food Service Workers as a Percentage of Total Employment

Occupation statistics are compiled from data that are coded based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2010. Responses come from all people 15 years old and over who had worked...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Full Time Employment Rate as a Percentage of Males 16 and Older

Full-time employment rates measures the number of males 16 years old and over who usually worked 35 hours or more per week for 50 to 52 weeks out of all males 16 years and older who worked during ...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Health Service Providers as a Percentage of Total Employment

Occupation statistics are compiled from data that are coded based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2010. Responses come from all people 15 years old and over who had worked...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Job Growth: 10 Year Average

Job growth measures the net number of jobs a city or town has lost or gained over a five or ten-year period by municipalty and by zip code.
Time Range: 1996-2006       Resolution: Zip Code

Job Growth: 5 Year Average

Job growth measures the net number of jobs a city or town has lost or gained over a five or ten-year period by municipalty and by zip code.
Time Range: 2001-06       Resolution: Zip Code

Labor Force Participation as a Percentage of Males 16 and Older

Labor force participation reflects the number of males over the age of 16 who are formally employed, self-employed, or actively seeking work out of all males age 16 and over in the area. Employed ...
Time Range: 2000       Resolution: Census Block Group

Maintenance Workers as a Percent of Total Employment

Occupation statistics are compiled from data that are coded based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2010. Responses come from all people 15 years old and over who had worked...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Management Workers as a Percent of Total Employment

Occupation statistics are compiled from data that are coded based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2010. Responses come from all people 15 years old and over who had worked...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Retail Establishments With a Revenue of $500 K+

The Zip Code Statistics from the U.S. Economic Census provides counts of establishments by size by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) category for five-digit Zip Codes in 8 of t...
Time Range: 2002       Resolution: Zip Code

Professional Positions as a Percentage of Total Employment

Occupation statistics are compiled from data that are coded based on the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Manual: 2010. Responses come from all people 15 years old and over who had worked...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Unemployment Rate as a Percent of the Civilian Labor Force

The unemployed as a percent of the civilian labor force measures the proportion of the total population age 16 and over that is unemployed and actively looking for work out of all people age 16 an...
Time Range: 2000       Resolution: Census Block Group


Environmental Quality

Federal Toxic Release Inventory (Tri): Number of Facilities Reporting

This indicator is a count of the number of facilities filing a TRI report by census block group. It is used to assess industrial density and to differentiate census block groups with facilities th...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Federal Toxic Release Inventory (Tri): Total Air Emissions in Pounds

This indicator is the total air emissions by census block group for facilities filing TRI reports. It is used to assess industrial density of a location and to assess the interactions between loca...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Federal Toxic Release Inventory (Tri): Total Water Discharge in Pounds

This indicator is the total water discharge by census block group for facilities filing TRI reports. It is used to assess industrial density of a location and to assess the interactions between lo...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Federal Toxic Release Inventory (Tri): Waste Stream in Pounds

This indicator is the total waste stream by census block group including air, water, and solid for facilities filing TRI reports. It is used to assess industrial density of a location and to asses...
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Housing

Crowded Housing as a Percent of Total Households

Crowded housing has long been used as an indicator of housing affordability and substandard living conditions. The measure used here is the percentage of households living in rental quarters where...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Gross Rent as Percent of Household Income

This indicator reflects the percentage of household income spent on rent in an area. It is a measure of private rental housing affordability in an area.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Number of Subsidized Housing Units Per 1000 Local Residents

The concentration of subsidized housing measures the number of subsidized housing units per 1000 persons in a geographic area.
Time Range: 2008       Resolution: Town

Owner Occupied Housing as a Percentage of Total Housing Units

This indicator measures the percent of all housing units that are owner-occupied. It reflects the number of homeowners who are the principal residents of the home, out of all housing units in the ...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Households Paying Over 30% of Income for Mortgages

This indicator reflects the percent of households that pay over 30 percent of their income on mortgage out of all households in the area.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Households Paying Over 30% of Income for Rent

This indicator reflects the percent of households that pay over 30 percent of their income on rent out of all households in the area.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Percent of Households That Have Moved in the Last 5 Years

The year householder moved into unit measures the percent of housing units occupied by householders who moved into their unit within the last five years out of all occupied housing units in the ar...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Rental Vacancy Rates as a Percentage of Rental Units

The rental vacancy rate measures the number of vacant units for rent in the neighborhood out of all renter-occupied units and vacant units that are for rent in the area.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group


Accidents/violence

Accidents (Unintentional Injuries) (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death code for accidents (unintentional injuries) include V01-X59,Y85-Y86. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

All Injuries (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for all injuries include U01-U03,V01-Y36,Y85-Y87,Y89. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights a...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Homicide & Legal Intervention (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for homicide & legal intervention are X85-Y09,Y35,Y87.1,Y89.0. Age standardization using the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Homicide & Legal Intervention (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Ypll: Accidents

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Ypll: Injuries

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Cancer

Cancer Aamr

The ICD 10-CM cause of death code for malignant neoplasms include C00-C97. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on th...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Cancer Ypll

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Cervical, Uterine or Ovarian Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for cancers of the female reproductive system includes cervical cancer - C53, uterine cancers - C54-C55, andovarian cancer - C56. Age standardization uses the ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Cervical, Uterine or Ovarian Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Cervical, Uterine, and Ovarian Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized cervical cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Colo Rectal Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for colorectal cancer include C18-C21. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Colo Rectal Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Colo Rectal Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized colo-rectal cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Female Breast Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for female breast cancer is C50. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 2000 ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Female Breast Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized female breast cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Lung Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death code for lung cancer is C34. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 2000 Census pop...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Lung Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Lung Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized lung cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Incidence Rate

Annualized non-Hodgkins lymphoma incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Pancreatic Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 9 code for pancreatic cancer is C25. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 2000 Census population (see ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Pancreatic Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Pancreatic Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized pancreatic cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Prostate Cancer (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death code for prostate cancer in males is C61. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 20...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Prostate Cancer (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Prostate Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized prostate cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract

Skin Cancer Incidence Rate

Annualized skin cancer incidence rate age-adjusted in 5 year age groups from 0-85+ using the 2000 Census US Population Standard.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Tract


Cardiovascular

Major Cardiovascular Diseases (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death code for major cardiovascular diseases include I00-I78. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are b...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Ypll: Cardiovascular

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Childhood Illness

Asthma Related Ed Visits, Age 0 18

Asthma-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children 18 years of age and under is the rate per children 0-18 years of age in the zip code area for asthma-related hospital di...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Asthma Related Hospitalizations, Age 0 18

Asthma-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations for children 18 years of age and under is the rate per children 0-18 years of age in the zip code area for asthma-related hospital di...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Childhood Elevated Lead Levels

Elevated blood lead levels for children under 6 years of age represents the rate for the children under 6 years of age in a zip code area who received a confirmed lead screening from 2004-10, and h...
Time Range: 2004-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group


Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for diabetes mellitus are E10-E14. Age standardization using the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 20...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Diabetes Mellitus (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Health Care Access

Ambulatory Care Sensitive Hospitalizations

The rate of ambulatory-care-sensitive (ACS) hospitalizations measures those in-patient hospitalizations that might have been avoided if timely and effective treatment had been received previously i...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Births Not Receiving Prental Care in the First Trimester

Timing of Prenatal Care measures the percent of mothers who did not receive care during the first trimester (i.e., within the first 13 weeks) of pregnancy.
Time Range: 2008-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Births With Non Adequate Prenatal Care (Apncu Index)

Adequacy of Prenatal Care is based on the Kessner Index (Modified). Kessner is a composite indicator of the adequacy of prenatal care a mother receives during her pregnancy reflecting both the time...
Time Range: 2008-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Emergency Department Visits

The rate of emergency department visits per 100,000 persons (all-ages and all-cause) measures the number of visits to emergency departments divided by the number of individuals residing in the ge...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Outpatient Visits

The rate of outpatient visits (all-ages and all-causes) per 100,000 persons measures the total number of out-patient hospitalizations in a location out of that lcoation's population.
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Percent of Hospitalizations That Are Without Insurance

Uninsured hospitalizations is estimated based on the percent of patients below the age of 70 hospitalized for acute health conditions who were not indicated as covered by insurance in the hospital ...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Primary Care Sensitive Ed Visits

Primary care sensitive emergency department visits measure the percentage of all ED visits that are categorized as a) non-emergent; b) emergent, primary care treatable; c) emergent- ED needed, prev...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code


Infectious Disease

Chlamydia/gonorrhea Rate Per 1000 Residents

Total reported Chlamydia and Gonorrhea cases per thousand residents.
Time Range: 2006-2009       Resolution: Census Block Group

Hepatitis C Rate Per 1000 Residents

This measures the 2 year incidence rate of chronic and resolved hepatitis C cases by census block group. Census block groups with less than three cases are excluded from the measure.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Census Block Group

Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for infectious and parasitic diseases are A00-B99. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Life Expectancy

All Causes of Death (Aamr)

All causes of death listed on the death certificate are included. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weights are based on the 2000 Ce...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Ypll: All Causes

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Liver Disease

Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis are K70,K73-K74. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weight...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Mental Health

Alcohol Induced Deaths (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for alcohol-induced deaths are F10,G31.2,G62.1,I42.6,K29.2,K70,R78.0,X45,X65,Y15. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Alcohol Induced Deaths (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Drug Induced Deaths (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for drug-induced deaths are F11-F19 (excluding F19.6), X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, Y10-Y14. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Cent...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Drug Induced Deaths (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Mental Health Ed Treatments

Mental health inpatient hospitalization and emergency department treatment represents the rate per thousand residents in the zip code area of the mental health related hospital discharges for FY 20...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code

Mental Health Hospitalizations

Mental health inpatient hospitalization and emergency department treatment represents the rate per thousand residents in the zip code area of the mental health related hospital discharges for FY 20...
Time Range: 2005-2010       Resolution: Zip Code


Perinatal Care

Low and Very Low Birthweight Babies

Low and Very Low Birthweight Babies is a measure of the adequacy of fetal growth during pregnancy. It can result from pre-maturity (gestational age less than 37 weeks), intrauterine growth retarda...
Time Range: 2008-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group


Renal Disease

Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nephrosis (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis are N00-N07,N17-N19,N25-N27. Age standardization uses the standard million method described by the Center for Dis...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Nephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Nephrosis (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Respiratory Illness

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (Aamr)

The ICD 10-CM cause of death codes for chronic lower respiratory diseases include J40-J47. Age standardization using the standard million method described by the Center for Disease Control. Weight...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases (Ypll)

Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) calculates the relative impact of a disease due to mortaliy under the age of 75. While incidence and mortailty rates are heavily influenced by large number of ...
Time Range: 2005-2008       Resolution: Census Block Group


Demographics

Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their ethnicity on the American Community Survey as Hispanic or Latino.
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Female Headed Households With People Under 18

Female headed households with people under 18 is a household that is headed by a female, no husband present, and all individuals under 18 years of age residing in that housing unit, as a percentag...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Households With People Under 18

Households with people under 18 is a superset of demogr11. It includes all households with individuals under 18 years of age residing in that housing unit as a percentage of total households in t...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population Density

The total population over the land-area reported in the 2000 census.
Time Range: 2009       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population, All

This is the total population by census block group as taken from field P001001 of the 2000 U.S. census table SF3.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population: Age 18 and Under

Population 18 years and under as a percentage of total population for a give location.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population: Age 65 and Over

Population 65 years and older as a percentage of the total population for a given location.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population: Age 8 and Under

Population age 8 and under as a percentage of total population for a given location.
Time Range: 2007       Resolution: Census Block Group

Population: Average Age

Average Age represents the mean age calculated for all individuals residing in the neighborhood. The mean is the arithmetic average of a set of values. For skewed or non-normal distributions, the ...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: American Indian or Alaskan Native

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as American Indian or Alasan Native. The census racial categories are: White alone, Black...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: Asian

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as Asian. The census racial categories are: White alone, Black or African American alone,...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: Black or African American

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as black or African American. The census racial categories are: White alone, Black or Afr...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: Multiracial

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as multi-racial, being defined as two or more races. The census racial categories are: Wh...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. The census racial categories are: White alone, Bl...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: Other

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as something other than the listed groups. The census racial categories are: White alone,...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Race: White

This is the percent of the total population that self-reported their race in the American Community Survey as white or caucasian. The census racial categories are: White alone, Black or African Am...
Time Range: 2006-2010       Resolution: Census Block Group

Racial and Ethnic Diversity Index

This is the Shannon-Wiener index for racial and ethnic diversity
Time Range: 2000       Resolution: Census Block Group


The Health Equity Index is comprised of 141 indicators from more than 50 different sources.


The indicators are grouped into 13 health categories and 7 social determinants.


Most indicators are normalized by Population Counts from the American Community Survey (ACS) 2006-2010 and Nielsen Claritas Pop-Facts Demographic Report for 2007


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