CHSI Risk Factors and Access to Care

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This dataset identifies the data elements and values in the Risk Factors and Access to Care indicator domain from the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) report.


Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) to combat obesity, heart disease, and cancer, this dataset provides key health indicators for local communities and encourages dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve community health (e.g., obesity, heart disease, cancer). The CHSI report contains over 200 measures for each of the 3,141 United States counties. Although CHSI presents indicators like deaths due to heart disease and cancer, it is imperative to understand that behavioral factors such as obesity, tobacco use, diet, physical activity, alcohol and drug use, sexual behavior and others substantially contribute to these deaths. The values are shown in percentage.

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CHSI Risk Factors, Risk Factors and Access to Care indicator, Access to Care indicator, Health Risk Factors, Health Risk Factors Assessment, CHSI Access to Care indicator, Needs Assessment, Health Needs

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CHSI Risk Factors and Access to Care Data Indicators, CHSI Risk Factors and Access to Care Health Assessment, CHSI Risk Factors and Access to Care Needs Assessment, CHSI Risk Factors and Access to Care Health Needs

Name Description Type Constraints
State_FIPS_CodeTwo-digit state identifier, developed by the National Bureau of Standards.string-
County_FIPS_CodeThree-digit county identifier, developed by the National Bureau of Standards.string-
CountyName of county.string-
StateName of State or District of Columbia.string-
State_AbbreviationTwo-character postal abbreviation for state name.string-
Strata_ID_NumberCHSI Peer County Stratum Number.integerlevel : Nominal
No_ExerciseCounty data, no exercise.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_No_ExerciseConfidence interval lower limit, no exercise.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_No_ExerciseConfidence interval upper limit, no exercise.numberlevel : Ratio
Few_Fruit_VegetablesCounty data, few fruits/vegetables.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_Fruit_VegetablesConfidence interval lower limit, few fruits/vegetables.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_Fruit_VegetablesConfidence interval upper limit, few fruits/vegetables.numberlevel : Ratio
ObesityCounty data, obesity.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_ObesityConfidence interval lower limit, obesity.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_ObesityConfidence interval upper limit, obesity.numberlevel : Ratio
High_Blood_PressureCounty data, high blood pressure.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_High_Blood_PressureConfidence interval lower limit, high blood pressure.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_High_Blood_PressureConfidence interval upper limit, high blood pressure.numberlevel : Ratio
SmokerCounty data, smoker.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_SmokerConfidence interval lower limit, smoker.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_SmokerConfidence interval upper limit, smoker.numberlevel : Ratio
DiabetesCounty data, diabetes.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Minimum_DiabetesConfidence interval lower limit, diabetes.numberlevel : Ratio
Confidence_Interval_Maximum_DiabetesConfidence interval upper limit, diabetes.numberlevel : Ratio
UninsuredCounty data, uninsured individuals.integerlevel : Nominal
Elderly_MedicareCounty data, medicare beneficiaries, elderly (age 65+).numberlevel : Ratio
Disabled_MedicareCounty data, medicare beneficiaries, disabled.numberlevel : Ratio
Prim_Care_Phys_RateCounty data, primary care physicians per 100,000 pop.numberlevel : Ratio
Dentist_RateCounty data, dentists per 100,000 pop.numberlevel : Ratio
Community_Health_Center_IndicatorIndicator for any Community/Migrant Health Centers located in the county.integerlevel : Nominal
HPSA_IndicatorIndicator for single county designated Health Professional Shortage Area.integerlevel : Nominal