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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Overall Health Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child's Overall Health Is "Fair/Poor" 4.0
similar
4.9
% [Age 0-17] Child's Activities/Abilities Limited Due to Health Condition 8.8
similar
8.9
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Special Health Needs 63.1
similar
64.5
% [Age 0-17] Child Needs Rx for a Chronic Condition 23.0
similar
20.9
% [Age 0-17] Child Needs Special Therapy for a Chronic Condition 8.3
similar
7.0
% [Age 0-17] Child Needs Rx OR Special Therapy for a Chronic Condition 26.5
similar
24.3
 
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Access to Health Services Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Is Uninsured 6.2
similar
6.8
unfavorable
0.0
% [Insured Child] Child Went Without Insurance in Past Year 11.5
unfavorable
6.7
% [Age 0-17] Difficulties Accessing Child’s Healthcare (Composite) 32.3
similar
30.3
% [Age 0-17] Difficulty Finding Physician for Child in Past Year 10.3
unfavorable
7.1
% [Age 0-17] Difficulty Getting Appointment for Child in Past Year 14.6
similar
11.6
% [Age 0-17] Cost Prevented Child's Dr Visit in Past Year 9.6
similar
8.5
% [Age 0-17] Transportation Hindered Child's Dr Visit in Past Year 5.9
similar
6.8
% [Age 0-17] Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Child's Dr Visit in Past Year 17.2
similar
15.7
% [Age 0-17] Cost Prevented Getting Child's Prescription in Past Year 7.0
similar
6.7
% [Age 0-17] Culture/Language Prevented Child’s Care in Past Year 2.1
% [Child Needing Care] "Major/Moderate" Problem Getting Specialty Care 35.6
unfavorable
22.2
% [Age 0-17] Child Has a Specific Source of Care 87.3
similar
89.6
unfavorable
100.0
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 86.6
favorable
82.0
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Had Hearing Tested in the Past 5 Years 89.1
favorable
85.0
% [Age 2-17] Child Has Had a Dental Visit in Past Year 75.4
unfavorable
85.9
favorable
49.0
% [Age 6-17] Child Has Had Dental Sealants 47.8
similar
48.8
% Children (<24 Mos) Immunized Appropriately 83.0
% Would Want Newborn Vaccinated 90.2
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Had 2+ ER Visits in Past Year 9.2
similar
8.8
% Have Access to Child's Electronic Health Record 23.2
% Outmigration for Care 13.4
 
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Allergies Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Respiratory Allergies 19.1
similar
17.7
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Food/Digestive Allergies 10.8
similar
11.1
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Eczema/Skin Allergies 18.2
similar
21.0
 
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Asthma Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Currently Has Asthma 8.8
favorable
12.0
% [Age 0-17 With Asthma] ER/Urgent Care for Child's Asthma in Past Year 40.4
similar
42.1
% [Age 0-17 With Asthma] Child Hospitalized for Asthma in Past Year 8.4
similar
10.6
% [Age 5-17 With Asthma] Child Missed School Due to Asthma in Past Year 64.9
similar
54.9
% [Age 0-17 With Asthma] Parent Missed Work Due to Child's Asthma in Past Year 41.9
similar
41.0
 
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Bone, Joint & Muscle Disorders Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Bone/Joint/Muscle Problems 5.8
similar
4.9
 
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Cognitive & Behavioral Disorders Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Autism 3.7
similar
4.1
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Learning Disability 9.6
similar
12.1
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Developmental Delays 7.7
similar
9.5
% [Age 0-17] Child Has ADD/ADHD 12.1
similar
10.1
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Behavioral/Conduct Problems 4.2
similar
4.9
 
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Diabetes Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 1.3
similar
0.9
 
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% Someone Smokes Inside the House 3.6
similar
4.8
% Someone Smokes Outside the House 17.3
favorable
23.5
% [High Schoolers] Smoked Cigarettes in Past Month (Orange Co.) 12.3
favorable
18.1
 
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Health Education Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% Have Access to the Internet 98.6
favorable
93.1
% Internet is Primary Source for Child's Healthcare Information 15.1
favorable
8.6
% [Age 0-17] Parent Aware of Local Parenting Education Programs 42.3
unfavorable
50.3
% [Age 0-17] Parent Has Used a Local Parenting Education Program 13.1
unfavorable
18.5
 
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Injury & Safety Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Sustained Injury Requiring Treatment in Past Year 11.9
similar
11.3
% [Age 0-17] Child "Always" Uses Seat Belt/Car Seat 94.1
unfavorable
96.6
% [Age 5-17] Child "Always" Wears a Bike Helmet 50.2
favorable
44.1
% [Age 5-17] Child "Always" Wears a Skateboard/Scooter/Rollerblade Helmet 35.5
similar
37.5
 
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Mental & Emotional Health Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 5-17] Child's Mental Health Is "Fair/Poor" 7.7
similar
10.2
% [Age 5-17] Parent Aware of Community Mental Health Resources 54.8
unfavorable
68.8
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Ever Taken Rx for Mental Health 9.7
similar
8.0
% [Age 5-17] Child Worries A Lot 23.0
similar
25.4
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Anxiety 8.2
similar
9.5
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Difficulty Sleeping 16.1
similar
13.5
% [Age 5-17] Child Had 2+ Weeks Feeling Sad/Hopeless in Past Year 6.5
similar
6.0
% [Age 5-17] Child Has Depression 5.4
similar
4.6
% [Age 5-17] Child Needed Mental Health Svcs in the Past Year 13.0
similar
13.1
% [High Schoolers] Attempted Suicide in Past Year (Orange Co.) 8.1
similar
7.8
 
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Mortality Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
[Age 1-4] Mortality Rate per 100,000 35.7
unfavorable
27.7
unfavorable
25.7
[Age 5-9] Mortality Rate per 100,000 8.9
favorable
12.8
favorable
12.3
[Age 10-14] Mortality Rate per 100,000 14.9
favorable
16.1
similar
15.2
[Age 15-19] Mortality Rate per 100,000 51.1
favorable
57.7
favorable
55.7
 
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Neurological Disorders Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Migraines/Severe Headaches 6.4
similar
5.2
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Brain Injury/Concussion 2.8
similar
4.0
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder 1.1
similar
1.4
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 2-17] Child Has 5+ Servings of Fruits/Vegetables per Day 38.8
unfavorable
46.4
% [Age 2-17] Child Ate 3+ Fast Food Meals in Past Week 19.7
similar
21.5
% [Age 0-17] Child Was Ever Breastfed 71.7
similar
69.8
unfavorable
81.9
% [Age 2-17] Child Was Physically Active One Hour/Day in Past Week 45.8
unfavorable
57.3
% [Age 2-17] Child Had 60+ Minutes of Vigorous Physical Activity in Past Week 65.8
unfavorable
72.2
% [Age 2-17] Child Had 150+ Minutes of Moderate Physical Activity in Past Week 48.2
unfavorable
56.0
% [Age 5-17] Child Watches 3+ Hours of TV per Day 20.0
favorable
39.3
% [Age 5-17] Child Has a TV in Bedroom 49.3
similar
45.9
% [Age 5-17] Child Has 3+ Hours of Computer Use per Day 20.8
unfavorable
15.0
% [Age 5-17] Child Has a Computer in Bedroom 43.6
unfavorable
25.6
% [Age 5-17] Child Has 3+ Hours of Total Screen Time per Day 54.2
similar
54.7
% [Age 5-17] Child Is Overweight or Obese 27.5
similar
30.7
% [Age 5-17] Child Is Obese 14.0
similar
18.0
similar
14.6
 
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Prenatal & Infant Health Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% No Prenatal Care in First Trimester 23.2
similar
22.1
% of Low Birthweight Births 8.6
similar
8.2
unfavorable
7.8
Infant Death Rate 7.8
unfavorable
6.5
unfavorable
6.0
 
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Sexual Activity Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% Births to Teenagers 8.5
favorable
9.3
% [High Schoolers] Currently Sexually Active (Orange Co.) 29.3
favorable
33.7
% [Sexually Active High Schoolers] Did Not Use Condom (Orange Co.) 33.6
favorable
39.8
% [Sexually Active High Schoolers] Did Not Use Any Birth Control (Orange Co.) 11.1
similar
12.9
 
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Substance Abuse Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [High Schoolers] Drank Alcohol in Past Month (Orange Co.) 36.2
similar
38.7
% [High Schoolers] Drove When Drinking in Past Month (Orange Co.) 8.0
similar
8.2
% [High Schoolers] Used Marijuana in Past Month (Orange Co.) 20.2
favorable
23.1
% [High Schoolers] Ever Used Prescription Drugs (Not Rx) (Orange Co.) 12.5
favorable
20.7
% [High Schoolers] Ever Used Inhalants (Orange Co.) 10.5
similar
11.4
 
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Vision, Hearing & Speech Total Service Area vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Vision Problems 4.2
unfavorable
1.9
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Hearing Problems 4.6
similar
4.9
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Speech/Language Problems 13.9
similar
13.7
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Had 3+ Ear Infections (Ever) 23.5
similar
25.6
% [Age 0-17] Child Has Had an Eye Exam in the Past 3 Years 87.7
favorable
79.3
 
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