Health Status and Indicators by City US Total

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This dataset illustrates health status of 26 of the nation’s largest and most urban cities as captured by 34 health (and six demographics-related) indicators. These indicators represent some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States and leading priorities of national, state, and local health agencies. The indicators were classified by city, gender, race or ethnicity. JSL enriched this dataset by the geographical information, such as Latitude and Longitude of the cities.

Complexity

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 54 million people they serve. This dataset illustrates health status of 26 of the nation’s largest and most urban cities as captured by 34 health (and six demographics-related) indicators. These indicators represent some of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States and leading priorities of national, state, and local health agencies. Public health data were captured in nine overarching categories: HIV/AIDS, cancer, nutrition/physical activity/obesity, food safety, infectious disease, maternal and child health, tobacco, injury/violence, and behavioral health/substance abuse. Health indicators represented in the dataset were classified by year of the data cquisition, by male, female and both genders, several races or ethnicities. The dataset contains also the number of cases calculated per each indicator.

Date Created

2010

Last Modified

2016

Version

2016

Update Frequency

Never

Temporal Coverage

2010 to 2013

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => Big Cities Health Coalition

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Population Health, US Health Status Indicators, Public Health Issues, In Home Healthcare, Healthcare Organizations, US Health Indicator Statistics, Technology in Healthcare, Health Data, US Health Indicators

Other Titles

US Big Cities Health Data Inventory, US Big Cities Population Health Statistics, US Big Cities Public Health Issues, Morbidity and Mortality United States Big Cities

Name Description Type Constraints
Indicator_CategoryCategory of Health indicatorstringrequired : 1
IndicatorDefinition of specific health indicatorstringrequired : 1
YearYear of data acquisitionstring-
GenderGender of considered groupstringrequired : 1
Race_EthnicityEthnic groupstringrequired : 1
ValueNumber of cases calculated per indicatornumberlevel : Ratio
PlaceCity where health indicators are consideredstringrequired : 1
LatitudeLatitude of the city location-
LongitudeLongitude of the city location-
Big_Cities_Health_Coalition_Requested_MethodologyDescription of methods used in the studystring-
SourceSources from which the data were obtainedstring-
MethodsDescription of analysis methodsstring-
NotesNotes on data characteristicsstring-
Indicator_CategoryIndicatorYearGenderRace_EthnicityValuePlaceLatitudeLongitudeBig_Cities_Health_Coalition_Requested_MethodologySourceMethodsNotes
DemographicsPercent Foreign Born2013BothAll12.9U.S. Total44.9672-103.7716U.S. Census Bureau
DemographicsUnemployment Rate Ages 16+2013BothAll7.4U.S. Total44.9672-103.7716U.S. Census Bureau
DemographicsPercent 18+ High School Graduates2013BothAll86U.S. Total44.9672-103.7716U.S. Census Bureau
DemographicsMedian Household Income (Dollars)2013BothAll42250U.S. Total44.9672-103.7716U.S. Census Bureau
DemographicsPercent Below 200% Poverty Level2013BothAll34U.S. Total44.9672-103.7716Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts
DemographicsPercent 18+ High School Graduates2013BothAll82.3San Jose, CA37.1894-121.7053American Community Survey 1-year estimate tables; EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT (S1501)
DemographicsPercent 18+ High School Graduates2012BothAll81.8San Jose, CA37.1894-121.7053American Community Survey 1-year estimate tables; EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT (S1501)
DemographicsUnemployment Rate Ages 16+2012BothAll9.6Boston, MA42.3706-71.027American Community Survey 1-year estimate tables; POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (S1701)
DemographicsUnemployment Rate Ages 16+2013BothAll8.1Boston, MA42.3706-71.027American Community Survey 1-year estimate tables; POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (S1701)
DemographicsUnemployment Rate Ages 16+2013BothAll12.7Chicago, IL41.85-87.6501American Community Survey 1-year estimate tables; POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (S1701)