Health Indicators (Key)

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Social Determinants Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 4.2
unfavorable
1.9
favorable
4.7
Population in Poverty (Percent) 17.0
unfavorable
15.5
unfavorable
15.6
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 41.8
unfavorable
35.2
unfavorable
34.5
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 58.1
unfavorable
45.5
unfavorable
44.2
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 17.8
unfavorable
12.4
unfavorable
13.7
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 4.4
similar
4.3
similar
4.5
favorable
5.7
% Worry/Stress Over Rent/Mortgage in Past Year 25.6
favorable
31.6
% Worried About Food in the Past Year 15.1
favorable
21.0
% Ran Out of Food in the Past Year 12.9
favorable
19.9
% Food Insecure 17.3
favorable
25.9
 
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Overall Health Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 18.8
similar
18.9
similar
18.3
unfavorable
12.5
% Activity Limitations 22.9
similar
22.2
similar
20.0
similar
19.2
 
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Access to Health Services Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 10.7
favorable
18.0
similar
10.1
unfavorable
0.0
similar
13.6
% [Insured 18-64] Have Coverage Through ACA 9.4
similar
10.8
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 37.4
similar
35.0
unfavorable
28.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 12.0
similar
14.4
unfavorable
7.5
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 12.6
unfavorable
9.5
similar
9.7
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 12.9
similar
11.5
unfavorable
8.4
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 13.5
similar
15.4
similar
10.8
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 11.8
unfavorable
8.7
unfavorable
8.0
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 5.1
similar
5.0
similar
3.4
% Language/Culture Prevented Care in Past Year 0.7
favorable
1.7
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 13.7
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
9.5
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 3.1
similar
3.9
similar
2.1
% Have Completed Advance Directive Documents 29.6
similar
33.7
% Low Health Literacy 21.6
similar
23.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 38.9
unfavorable
65.9
unfavorable
74.5
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 72.8
similar
74.0
unfavorable
95.0
similar
68.7
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 70.8
similar
73.1
unfavorable
89.4
similar
68.5
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 81.0
similar
76.8
unfavorable
100.0
similar
70.9
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 72.2
favorable
65.1
similar
70.5
similar
71.0
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 79.0
unfavorable
89.3
similar
82.0
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 9.4
similar
8.5
unfavorable
5.8
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 16.3
similar
14.2
similar
14.4
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 37.6
unfavorable
32.0
similar
40.1
% [50+] Osteoporosis 10.5
similar
8.7
unfavorable
5.3
similar
7.5
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 19.5
similar
19.4
similar
21.1
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 24.6
similar
20.9
 
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Cancer Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 188.2
similar
181.2
unfavorable
163.6
unfavorable
161.4
similar
190.3
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 68.4
unfavorable
54.1
unfavorable
43.4
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.6
favorable
20.4
favorable
19.2
favorable
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 24.5
unfavorable
21.5
unfavorable
20.9
unfavorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.2
unfavorable
16.0
unfavorable
14.6
unfavorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 114.0
similar
108.9
favorable
131.7
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 106.3
favorable
119.0
favorable
123.0
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 84.0
unfavorable
75.2
unfavorable
63.7
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 42.7
favorable
45.1
similar
41.9
% Skin Cancer 7.8
unfavorable
5.6
similar
7.7
similar
8.2
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 7.8
similar
6.3
similar
7.7
similar
5.6
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 82.9
favorable
72.4
similar
80.3
similar
81.1
favorable
72.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 72.2
unfavorable
78.0
unfavorable
84.8
unfavorable
93.0
similar
71.7
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 69.7
favorable
65.0
unfavorable
75.6
favorable
59.6
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 31.3
favorable
12.4
similar
31.8
similar
33.1
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 68.9
favorable
61.6
similar
74.5
similar
70.5
similar
61.9
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 14.3
favorable
18.0
unfavorable
13.2
favorable
19.0
% Kidney Disease 2.8
similar
2.7
similar
3.6
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 23.5
favorable
28.6
similar
24.2
favorable
33.0
% [Age 45+] Increasing Confusion/Memory Loss in Past Yr 13.9
similar
12.8
 
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Diabetes Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 36.3
unfavorable
25.5
unfavorable
21.1
unfavorable
20.5
similar
36.3
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 14.5
unfavorable
10.7
similar
14.5
similar
14.4
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 6.9
similar
5.7
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 53.9
similar
55.1
 
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-2146826265 Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Teen Births per 1,000 (Age 15-19) 49.0
unfavorable
38.9
unfavorable
36.6
similar
49.2
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 11.6
unfavorable
8.6
similar
11.6
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 194.6
similar
185.8
unfavorable
169.1
unfavorable
156.9
favorable
208.5
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 38.2
favorable
41.7
similar
36.5
unfavorable
34.8
favorable
45.6
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 7.5
similar
6.9
similar
7.4
% Stroke 5.1
unfavorable
3.2
unfavorable
2.6
similar
4.6
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 93.2
similar
93.6
similar
92.6
similar
93.8
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 45.5
unfavorable
33.5
unfavorable
36.5
unfavorable
26.9
similar
43.6
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 91.7
similar
92.5
similar
91.2
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 85.9
favorable
74.5
similar
87.4
favorable
82.1
unfavorable
90.9
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 33.4
similar
33.5
unfavorable
13.5
similar
29.5
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 91.4
favorable
84.2
similar
86.9
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 86.6
unfavorable
83.0
similar
90.0
 
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HIV Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 84.6
favorable
176.4
favorable
353.2
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 14.3
similar
21.3
similar
9.7
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 57.2
similar
56.3
similar
58.9
unfavorable
70.0
unfavorable
75.6
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 46.1
similar
48.0
unfavorable
70.0
similar
55.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 82.0
favorable
69.8
similar
76.3
unfavorable
90.0
favorable
63.7
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 59.2
favorable
38.7
similar
60.0
favorable
41.4
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 36.2
favorable
42.8
favorable
39.7
similar
36.4
favorable
45.6
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 14.6
unfavorable
11.4
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
12.4
Falls (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 7.4
unfavorable
5.5
favorable
8.1
similar
7.2
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 33.6
unfavorable
28.2
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 9.0
favorable
11.4
favorable
10.3
similar
9.3
% Firearm in Home 52.5
unfavorable
33.8
unfavorable
44.9
% [Homes With Children] Firearm in Home 53.0
unfavorable
31.0
similar
48.6
% [Homes With Firearms] Weapon(s) Unlocked & Loaded 12.3
favorable
20.4
similar
11.3
Violent Crime per 100,000 74.3
favorable
359.1
favorable
395.5
% Perceive Neighborhood as “Slightly/Not At All Safe” 11.9
favorable
15.3
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 2.0
similar
2.3
similar
1.5
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 12.8
similar
15.1
similar
9.3
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
No Prenatal Care in First Trimester (Percent) 32.7
unfavorable
30.3
unfavorable
22.1
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 7.7
favorable
8.2
favorable
8.2
similar
7.8
Infant Death Rate 4.0
favorable
7.0
favorable
5.9
favorable
6.0
favorable
10.2
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 11.0
favorable
15.5
similar
7.8
% Diagnosed Depression 14.6
favorable
20.7
similar
17.9
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 28.8
similar
29.9
unfavorable
22.8
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.1
favorable
13.9
favorable
12.5
unfavorable
10.2
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 22.0
unfavorable
27.4
similar
18.7
% Taking Rx/Receiving Mental Health Trtmt 13.2
similar
13.6
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 4.0
similar
4.4
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 7.7
favorable
11.7
similar
7.1
% Average <7 Hours of Sleep per Night 37.1
similar
39.5
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 26.6
similar
27.4
unfavorable
37.4
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 18.5
similar
21.9
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 3.0
favorable
26.1
favorable
23.6
% 7+ Sugar-Sweetened Drinks in Past Week 35.5
unfavorable
30.2
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 27.1
unfavorable
31.4
unfavorable
32.9
unfavorable
33.9
similar
26.9
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 72.3
unfavorable
66.4
unfavorable
65.2
similar
71.9
% Obese (BMI 30+) 39.0
unfavorable
32.7
unfavorable
33.4
unfavorable
30.5
unfavorable
31.4
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 27.5
favorable
20.4
similar
25.2
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 32.7
favorable
27.1
similar
31.1
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 41.7
similar
40.8
similar
45.6
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight Both Diet/Exercise 51.7
similar
57.0
favorable
35.3
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 39.6
unfavorable
24.2
similar
32.0
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 20.3
unfavorable
9.5
similar
14.5
similar
16.4
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 21.4
favorable
26.1
favorable
27.9
favorable
32.6
favorable
42.8
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 21.2
favorable
16.2
similar
23.6
similar
20.1
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 10.3
favorable
9.1
favorable
9.7
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 62.2
favorable
47.9
 
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Oral Health Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 66.6
favorable
61.5
similar
67.2
favorable
49.0
favorable
60.4
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 73.8
unfavorable
90.7
favorable
49.0
similar
70.7
% Have Dental Insurance 68.9
similar
66.5
favorable
61.1
 
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Respiratory Diseases Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 66.6
unfavorable
56.0
unfavorable
41.4
unfavorable
49.1
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.7
favorable
14.9
favorable
15.2
% COPD (Lung Disease) 11.1
unfavorable
8.7
similar
9.5
unfavorable
7.2
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 8.2
favorable
10.7
similar
9.5
similar
6.0
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 7.0
similar
6.5
similar
5.0
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 18.2
favorable
110.9
favorable
110.7
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 330.2
favorable
433.8
favorable
456.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 5.5
similar
10.3
similar
7.4
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 36.3
similar
44.5
similar
24.9
 
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Substance Abuse Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 7.5
favorable
8.7
favorable
9.5
favorable
8.2
% Current Drinker 45.1
similar
47.9
favorable
59.7
similar
41.5
% Excessive Drinker 19.4
similar
22.2
favorable
25.4
unfavorable
11.7
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 1.0
favorable
4.1
similar
1.6
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 1.3
favorable
3.0
favorable
7.1
similar
0.6
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 2.0
unfavorable
4.1
similar
3.4
% Life Negatively Affected by Substance Abuse 28.9
similar
32.2
 
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Tobacco Use Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 16.4
favorable
22.9
similar
14.0
unfavorable
12.0
similar
15.1
% Someone Smokes at Home 16.0
unfavorable
10.2
similar
17.0
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 8.2
unfavorable
3.9
similar
8.0
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 10.1
similar
10.2
similar
9.6
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 75.6
similar
76.0
similar
74.9
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 55.5
similar
43.7
unfavorable
80.0
similar
40.1
% Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes 4.5
similar
3.8
% Smoke Cigars 4.4
similar
3.6
unfavorable
0.2
similar
3.0
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 5.4
similar
4.3
unfavorable
3.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
6.8
 
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Vision Cass County vs. IN vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 5.2
similar
4.5
similar
7.3
similar
7.1
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 68.1
favorable
59.3
similar
66.9
 
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