National Health Outcome Report With County Drill Down

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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*
GeorgiaRank
(of 159)
Health Outcomes138
Length of Life144
Premature death11,12510,548-11,7015,2007,314
Quality of Life101
Poor or fair health16%13-20%10%16%
Poor physical health days3.12.5-3.72.53.5
Poor mental health days3.62.7-4.42.33.3
Low birthweight13.1%12.6-13.6%5.9%9.5%
Health Factors65
Health Behaviors33
Adult smoking
17%
13-21%14%18%
Adult obesity
29%
24-33%25%29%
Food environment index
5.4
8.46.5
Physical inactivity28%24-32%20%24%
Access to exercise opportunities78%92%75%
Excessive drinking10%7-14%10%14%
Alcohol-impaired driving deaths22%14%24%
Sexually transmitted infections
894
138528
Teen births
61
59-632045
Clinical Care7
Uninsured
20%
18-21%11%21%
Primary care physicians860:11,045:11,572:1
Dentists1,799:11,377:12,099:1
Mental health providers676:1386:1914:1
Preventable hospital stays6864-724161
Diabetic monitoring83%79-87%90%85%
Mammography screening69.0%64.2-73.7%70.7%61.6%
Social & Economic Factors133
High school graduation
52%
70%
Some college55.8%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
5.5-6.23.75.0
Children in single-parent households
54%
50-58%20%37%
Social associations14.022.09.0
Violent crime
545
59385
Injury deaths7266-785058
Physical Environment117
Air pollution – particulate matter12.99.512.8
Drinking water violations0%0%13%
Severe housing problems
22%
21-23%9%18%
Driving alone to work83%82-85%71%79%
Long commute – driving alone21%19-23%15%39%