Health Indicators (Key)

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Note: Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is a widely accepted set of health promotion and disease prevention goals for all Americans.
 
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Social Determinants Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 0.2
favorable
3.3
favorable
4.5
Population in Poverty (Percent) 29.7
unfavorable
17.8
unfavorable
15.1
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 55.7
unfavorable
38.0
unfavorable
33.6
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 69.9
unfavorable
48.7
unfavorable
43.3
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 18.4
unfavorable
14.2
unfavorable
13.0
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 5.2
unfavorable
4.1
unfavorable
4.1
% Worry/Stress Over Rent/Mortgage in Past Year 34.9
similar
30.8
% Attended a Religious/Spiritual Service in Past Month 64.5
0.0
% Low Health Literacy 25.2
similar
23.3
 
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Overall Health Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Overall Health 27.3
unfavorable
19.1
unfavorable
18.1
% Multiple Chronic Conditions 68.1
unfavorable
56.8
% Activity Limitations 33.5
unfavorable
20.2
unfavorable
25.0
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 22.8
similar
20.8
 
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Access to Health Services Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 7.2
favorable
20.3
similar
13.7
unfavorable
0.0
% [Insured] Deductible Prevented Healthcare 13.9
0.0
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 48.8
similar
43.2
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 19.2
similar
13.4
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 17.5
similar
17.5
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 24.0
unfavorable
15.4
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 14.9
unfavorable
8.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 20.7
unfavorable
12.5
% Language/Culture Prevented Care in Past Year 0.3
similar
1.2
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 17.5
similar
14.9
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 18.2
similar
15.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 56.6
unfavorable
72.9
unfavorable
87.8
% Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 63.6
unfavorable
74.1
unfavorable
95.0
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 77.1
similar
74.0
favorable
68.3
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 16.9
unfavorable
9.3
% Willing to Use Telemedicine 79.1
0.0
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 29.6
unfavorable
16.2
 
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Cancer Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 174.7
similar
162.9
similar
158.5
similar
161.4
Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rate 101.6
favorable
123.5
favorable
123.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence Rate 119.3
similar
129.3
similar
114.8
Lung Cancer Incidence Rate 74.9
similar
65.9
unfavorable
61.2
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate 42.2
similar
41.4
similar
39.8
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 7.6
similar
5.8
similar
7.1
% Skin Cancer 5.3
similar
5.9
similar
8.5
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 86.5
similar
79.3
favorable
77.0
similar
81.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 72.2
similar
79.8
similar
73.5
unfavorable
93.0
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 86.1
favorable
63.3
favorable
76.4
favorable
70.5
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.0
favorable
39.6
favorable
28.4
 
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Diabetes Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Diabetes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 23.1
similar
21.6
similar
21.1
similar
20.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 17.5
similar
12.1
similar
13.3
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 5.7
similar
1.8
favorable
9.5
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 60.4
favorable
50.0
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 242.2
unfavorable
179.6
unfavorable
167.0
unfavorable
156.9
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 48.3
similar
44.1
unfavorable
37.1
unfavorable
34.8
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 8.1
similar
8.0
% Stroke 2.9
similar
3.8
similar
4.7
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 86.8
similar
90.4
unfavorable
92.6
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 45.9
unfavorable
36.2
unfavorable
37.0
unfavorable
26.9
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 91.2
similar
93.8
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 84.4
favorable
79.2
similar
85.1
similar
82.1
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 31.9
similar
36.2
unfavorable
13.5
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 94.3
favorable
87.3
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 90.6
similar
87.2
 
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HIV Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
HIV Prevalence Rate 584.0
similar
512.7
unfavorable
353.2
unfavorable
22.1
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 74.6
favorable
58.3
similar
76.8
similar
70.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 55.6
similar
55.7
unfavorable
70.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 74.3
similar
72.3
similar
82.7
unfavorable
90.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 62.3
favorable
39.9
similar
60.0
 
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Infant Health & Family Planning Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Infant Death Rate 10.3
unfavorable
7.6
unfavorable
5.9
unfavorable
6.0
Teen Birth Rate 30.3
favorable
45.3
favorable
36.6
 
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Injury & Violence Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 34.9
favorable
43.0
favorable
43.7
similar
36.4
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.4
favorable
13.6
similar
11.0
similar
12.4
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 33.8
similar
31.6
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 25.0
unfavorable
16.0
unfavorable
12.9
unfavorable
9.3
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 7.5
similar
7.3
unfavorable
5.7
unfavorable
5.5
Violent Crime Rate 563.7
unfavorable
378.0
unfavorable
379.7
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 6.0
similar
3.7
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 15.5
similar
14.2
 
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Kidney Disease Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 24.7
unfavorable
18.7
unfavorable
13.2
% Kidney Disease 3.1
similar
3.4
similar
3.8
 
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Mental Health Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 18.0
similar
13.0
% Diagnosed Depression 20.2
similar
16.6
similar
21.6
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 35.7
similar
31.4
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 5.5
favorable
13.4
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.5
unfavorable
12.9
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
% Taking Rx/Receiving Mental Health Trtmt 17.0
similar
13.9
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 32.6
similar
30.8
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 97.7
favorable
87.1
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 2.9
favorable
6.8
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Food Insecure 25.5
similar
27.9
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 21.0
unfavorable
33.5
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 22.9
similar
22.1
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 18.8
favorable
30.8
favorable
22.4
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 28.3
similar
27.3
similar
26.2
similar
32.6
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 31.9
favorable
18.7
favorable
22.8
favorable
20.1
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 6.6
unfavorable
9.8
unfavorable
11.0
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 74.9
unfavorable
65.8
unfavorable
67.8
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 21.9
unfavorable
32.4
unfavorable
30.3
unfavorable
33.9
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight 60.8
similar
61.3
% Obese (BMI 30+) 43.7
unfavorable
31.4
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
30.5
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 31.0
similar
24.2
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 38.3
favorable
29.0
 
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Oral Health Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Have Dental Insurance 60.5
similar
59.9
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 57.4
similar
63.1
similar
59.7
favorable
49.0
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 77.2
similar
87.0
favorable
49.0
 
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Potentially Disabling Conditions Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 36.9
similar
38.3
% [50+] Osteoporosis 5.2
similar
9.4
similar
5.3
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 23.2
similar
22.9
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 67.6
favorable
55.3
 
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Respiratory Diseases Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 53.1
similar
46.5
unfavorable
40.9
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 9.9
similar
8.5
similar
11.8
% COPD (Lung Disease) 15.4
unfavorable
7.7
unfavorable
8.6
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Chlamydia Incidence Rate 556.1
similar
516.5
unfavorable
456.1
unfavorable
7.8
Gonorrhea Incidence Rate 160.7
similar
137.8
unfavorable
110.7
 
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Substance Abuse Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Drug-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 5.4
favorable
11.2
favorable
14.3
favorable
11.3
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.4
similar
8.9
favorable
10.6
similar
8.2
% Current Drinker 30.2
favorable
55.0
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 4.9
favorable
20.0
favorable
24.4
% Excessive Drinker 8.4
favorable
22.5
favorable
25.4
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 2.6
similar
4.1
favorable
5.2
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 5.3
similar
2.5
similar
7.1
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 2.0
similar
3.4
% Life Negatively Affected by Substance Abuse 38.1
similar
37.3
 
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Tobacco Use Baldwin County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Current Smoker 15.0
similar
17.9
similar
16.3
similar
12.0
% Someone Smokes at Home 21.9
unfavorable
10.7
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 12.9
unfavorable
4.0
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 19.2
similar
7.2
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 19.4
similar
34.7
unfavorable
80.0
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 69.3
similar
58.0
% Currently Use Vaping Products 2.5
similar
4.8
similar
3.8
 
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