New Health Data Now Available in Social Explorer Maps
WEDNESDAY, APR 27, 2016
County level health data from 2010 to 2015 are available on our site are now available as maps, in addition to reports. Start exploring a variety of health factors including obesity, smoking, excessive drinking, access to healthy foods and medical care.
These data were compiled by the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program. The measures come from a variety of national and state data sources including the Center for Disease Control and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. The County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program standardized and combined the measures using scientifically-informed weights.
For example, explore the different smoking rates around the nation from 5.4 percent in Utah County, UT, to over 45.7 percent in Greene County, IL.
Compare different health variables, such as obesity and diabetes rates.
You can also relate the new health data to our other demographic data resources, such as the American Community Survey. For example, compare the obesity rate to the poverty rate.
Get started with the health data maps and tables today.