Posts Tagged ‘health statistics’

Health Data Web tool: AskCHIS to power up your program planning

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Over 14% of residents in San Bernardino county have asthma.  How does your county compare? Find out, using AskCHIS, the easy-to-use, free, online Web tool that enables you to search for health statistics using data from the California Health Interview Survey on your county, region or statewide. statewide.  

AskCHIS provides data on … [ Read full post ]

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$25,000 grants available to improve community health

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Know of a worthy organization in your community that could benefit from a no-strings-attached gift?  Six $25,000 prizes have recently been announced by the Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) for communities that make tangible improvements in the current health status of their residents.

The “Roadmaps to Health” prizes will … [ Read full post ]

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Two new fact sheets on American Indian health

Friday, April 6th, 2012

American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIANs) are more likely to experience serious psychological distress compared to whites (12 percent vs. six percent) in California, according to a new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research fact sheet. The new publication is jam-packed with other eye-opening data on such behavioral health topics as suicide and physical … [ Read full post ]

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Get a quick snapshot of health in your county!

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Need a quick snapshot of  health in your county?

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has just released new Health Profiles, one-page, easy-to-read, printable fact sheets on every county in California as well as the state’s regions, certain service planning areas of large cities such as Los Angeles and San Diego, and more.   … [ Read full post ]

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Annual CDC report on trends in health

Monday, March 28th, 2011
Health, United States

NATIONAL HEALTH STATISTICS: According to the CDC’s latest health statistics, obesity rates for American adults declined slightly from 34.2% in 2005-2006 to 33.7% in 2007-2008. Cigarette smoking held steady at 20.6% from 2008 to 2009. And increasingly more Americans – 15.1% in 2000 and 18.8% in 2009 — were getting aerobic exercise. Find the … [ Read full post ]

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