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Access to Health Care Services

Pierce County Accountable Communities of Health, Access to Care Data Report 2016

Access to Health Care fact sheet 2017

Asthma

Behavioral Health

A Look at Mental Health in Pierce County fact sheet 2015—Mental health is an integral part of health and well-being; a range of socioeconomic factors affect mental health.

Unattended Mental Health - Impact on Society 2016—Communities prosper when the mental health needs of community members are met. Unaddressed mental health problems can have a negative influence on homelessness, poverty, employment, safety, and the local economy.

A Community Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Assessment: City of Tacoma 2012. —The city of Tacoma commissioned Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to examine the status of the city’s behavioral health systems. The Health Department conducted a mental health and chemical dependency (MHCD) assessment and resource inventory.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

SMART: City and County Data—Selected Metropolitan/Micropolitan Area Risk Trends (SMART) is an ongoing project that uses BRFSS data to produce local area estimates. Counties and Metropolitan/Micropolitan Areas (MMSAs), including Tacoma, are included in SMART if there were 500 or more BRFSS respondents.

Births

Cancer

Chronic Diseases

Communicable Diseases

Communicable Disease Newsletters—The Communicable Disease and Immunization Update is an informative publication for Pierce County health professionals with timely information about public health issues and current communicable disease statistics.

Community Health Assessments

Community Health Needs Assessments: MultiCare Health System—These reports identify the most pressing health needs in MultiCare hospital service areas, and how the health system will work with our communities to address those needs. This process included assessing key health indicators from several data sources and information provided by community members and leaders.

Community Health Needs Assessments: CHI Franciscan Health—These reports identify the most pressing health needs in CHI Franciscan hospital service areas, and how the health system will work with our communities to address those needs. This process included assessing key health indicators from several data sources and information provided by community members and leaders.

Pierce County Community Health Assessment—The Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) includes specific action steps by organizations from across the county employing their resources, specific mission, and particular focus to address the health needs of the county. Non-profit organizations, public agencies, businesses and other entities will be able to use the plan to focus their attention and resources on the most critical community health issues in our county. The Pierce County CHIP priorities emerged after conducting a comprehensive Community Health Assessment for the county.

County Health Rankings—How healthy is Pierce County? The annual rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources. Pierce County is compared to other counties within the Washington state.

Deaths

Leading Causes of Death in Pierce County 2013—Top 10 leading causes of death in Pierce County are included.

Infant Mortality in Pierce County 2015—Infant mortality refers to the death of an infant before his/her first birthday. The infant mortality rate is an estimate of the number of infant deaths for every 1,000 live births.

Washington State Department of Health, Death Data Tables by Topic—The reports include data on mortality by topic in Excel tables.

Diabetes

Health Indicators

Pierce County Health Indicators—Indicators provide a snapshot of population health status using data from existing systems. Tracked over time (trends) they can tell us something about the patterns of illness or health conditions and behaviors of a population.

County Health Rankings—How healthy is Pierce County? The annual rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources. Pierce County is compared to other counties within the Washington state.

Community Health Status Indicators—Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) is an interactive web application that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States, including Pierce County. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes.

Local Public Health Indicators—The local public health indicators site is designed to present local data for each of Washington's local public health jurisdictions, including Pierce County, and to compare local data with state and national averages.

Health Systems Transformation

Pierce County Accountable Communities of Health, Access to Care Data Report 2016

Healthy Communities

Community Profiles: Demographics and Health Data 2014

Healthy Food

Healthy Youth Survey

The HYS collects self-reported data every two years from students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 through in-class surveys.

Heart Disease

HIV/AIDS

Immunizations

Indicators

Pierce County Health Indicators—Indicators provide a snapshot of population health status using data from existing systems. Tracked over time (trends) they can tell us something about the patterns of illness or health conditions and behaviors of a population.

County Health Rankings—How healthy is Pierce County? The annual rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources. Pierce County is compared to other counties within the Washington state.

Community Health Status Indicators—Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) is an interactive web application that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States, including Pierce County. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes.

Local Public Health Indicators—The local public health indicators site is designed to present local data for each of Washington's local public health jurisdictions, including Pierce County, and to compare local data with state and national averages.

Maps

Maternal and Child Health

Infant Mortality in Pierce County 2015—Infant mortality refers to the death of an infant before his/her first birthday; includes Pierce County trends.

Black Infant Health in Pierce County 2016

Washington Department of Health, Maternal and Child Data Reports—A resource primarily for public health professionals on the health status of pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents in Washington State.

Pierce County Community Health Assessment—The Community Health Assessment (CHA) includes data from health indicators and information from community residents and partners to identify the most critical community health issues in our county. The report includes a chapter on maternal and child health data.

Population

Pierce County Population Profile 2014—Includes U.S. Census and American Community Survey data. The description of the population can be used to understand current health problems and to predict future population health needs.

Washington State Office of Financial Management, Population Data—Information about the characteristics of Washington state’s population, housing, and economy. Provides guidance to a variety of stakeholders in accessing and using demographic information. Includes data for Pierce County.

Preventive Screenings

Gaps in Screening Mammography 2015—The purpose of this needs assessment is to help answer the question: How can Carol Milgard Breast Center (CMBC) best provide mammography services to underserved and at-risk populations in Pierce County, considering limited outreach capacity?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Voting

Voter turn-out in Pierce County, WA—Analysis of electoral and population data for the Aug. 2, 2016 primary.

Youth Health

Healthy Youth Survey

Well-being of Military Children in Pierce County—Findings from the Healthy Youth Survey; 2008, 2010, and 2012.


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