National Health Outcome Report With County Drill Down

Screen Shot 2015-03-30 at 3.09.24 PMCountry Health Ranking has released their 2015 Georgia Health Report card.  You can view detailed statistics for all 159 counties in Georgia. If you want to look at other states you can choose by state here.

The statistics for Georgia vary widely by county. Overall most of north Georgia including Atlanta metro fares better than the central and southern portions of the state in most health outcomes.

Here in Middle Georgia, Bibb County ranked #138 on Health Outcomes, Houston #12, Twiggs #91, Jones #41, Peach #131, and Monroe #44.

In the overall rankings for health factors Bibb Ranked #64, Houston #26, Twiggs #134, Crawford #69, Jones #38, Peach #131, Crawford #95, and Monroe #39.

At the top of the list for healthiest counties were Forsyth, Gwinnett, Fayette, Cobb, and Cherokee.

At the bottom of the list, the five unhealthiest counties included: Crisp, Randolph, Warren, Taliaferro, and Early.

 

Bibb
County
Trend(Click for info) Error
Margin
Top U.S.
Performers*
Georgia Rank
(of 159)
Health Outcomes 138
Length of Life 144
Premature death 11,125 10,548-11,701 5,200 7,314
Quality of Life 101
Poor or fair health 16% 13-20% 10% 16%
Poor physical health days 3.1 2.5-3.7 2.5 3.5
Poor mental health days 3.6 2.7-4.4 2.3 3.3
Low birthweight 13.1% 12.6-13.6% 5.9% 9.5%
Health Factors 65
Health Behaviors 33
Adult smoking
17%
13-21% 14% 18%
Adult obesity
29%
24-33% 25% 29%
Food environment index
5.4
8.4 6.5
Physical inactivity 28% 24-32% 20% 24%
Access to exercise opportunities 78% 92% 75%
Excessive drinking 10% 7-14% 10% 14%
Alcohol-impaired driving deaths 22% 14% 24%
Sexually transmitted infections
894
138 528
Teen births
61
59-63 20 45
Clinical Care 7
Uninsured
20%
18-21% 11% 21%
Primary care physicians 860:1 1,045:1 1,572:1
Dentists 1,799:1 1,377:1 2,099:1
Mental health providers 676:1 386:1 914:1
Preventable hospital stays 68 64-72 41 61
Diabetic monitoring 83% 79-87% 90% 85%
Mammography screening 69.0% 64.2-73.7% 70.7% 61.6%
Social & Economic Factors 133
High school graduation
52%
70%
Some college 55.8% 52.8-58.9% 71.0% 60.8%
Unemployment
8.8%
4.0% 8.2%
Children in poverty
45%
38-51% 13% 27%
Income inequality
5.9
5.5-6.2 3.7 5.0
Children in single-parent households
54%
50-58% 20% 37%
Social associations 14.0 22.0 9.0
Violent crime
545
59 385
Injury deaths 72 66-78 50 58
Physical Environment 117
Air pollution – particulate matter 12.9 9.5 12.8
Drinking water violations 0% 0% 13%
Severe housing problems
22%
21-23% 9% 18%
Driving alone to work 83% 82-85% 71% 79%
Long commute – driving alone 21% 19-23% 15% 39%

 

 

 

 

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