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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Access to Health Services Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 22.3
favorable
26.8
unfavorable
14.9
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
28.1
% [65+] With Medicare Supplement Insurance 63.0
unfavorable
75.5
similar
63.3
% [Insured] Insurance Covers Prescriptions 93.0
similar
93.9
favorable
90.1
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 38.9
similar
37.3
favorable
43.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 14.8
similar
14.3
similar
14.5
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 22.4
unfavorable
15.0
similar
24.1
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 19.5
unfavorable
14.0
similar
18.6
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 15.6
similar
16.5
similar
17.4
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 12.6
similar
10.7
similar
12.8
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 12.2
unfavorable
7.7
similar
11.1
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 4.9
unfavorable
1.9
similar
4.2
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 69.7
unfavorable
76.3
unfavorable
95.0
similar
71.3
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 72.7
favorable
67.3
similar
70.3
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 86.2
similar
87.0
favorable
81.0
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 13.2
unfavorable
6.5
similar
14.5
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Arthritis/Rheumatism 28.3
similar
26.0
unfavorable
20.1
similar
31.5
 
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Cancer Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 206.5
similar
200.5
unfavorable
175.6
unfavorable
160.6
favorable
237.6
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 66.7
unfavorable
59.5
unfavorable
49.5
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.6
favorable
25.2
similar
22.6
unfavorable
21.2
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.8
favorable
25.3
favorable
22.6
similar
20.6
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.1
similar
19.5
unfavorable
16.4
unfavorable
14.5
% Prevalence of Cancer 8.7
unfavorable
5.9
% [Men 50+] Prostate Exam in Past 2 Years 78.0
favorable
70.5
similar
79.8
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 82.0
similar
78.5
similar
79.9
similar
81.1
similar
82.7
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 85.0
similar
83.1
similar
84.7
unfavorable
93.0
similar
86.2
% [Age 50+] Sigmoid/Colonoscopy Ever 66.8
favorable
60.8
unfavorable
72.0
favorable
45.7
% [Age 50+] Blood Stool Test in Past 2 Years 31.1
favorable
19.1
similar
28.3
unfavorable
43.8
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 51.3
unfavorable
70.5
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.4
favorable
26.5
unfavorable
14.7
favorable
27.8
% Prevalence of Kidney Disease 4.0
similar
3.9
 
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Diabetes Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.0
favorable
30.1
favorable
21.7
similar
19.6
favorable
40.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 15.8
unfavorable
11.8
unfavorable
10.1
unfavorable
10.7
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 39.6
unfavorable
30.9
unfavorable
23.5
unfavorable
28.5
 
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General Health Status Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 24.2
similar
23.0
unfavorable
16.8
unfavorable
19.3
% Activity Limitations 26.0
similar
26.1
unfavorable
17.0
unfavorable
20.0
% 4+ Days When Health Prevented Activities/Past Month 17.1
similar
17.0
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 240.8
unfavorable
228.1
unfavorable
185.8
unfavorable
152.7
favorable
319.3
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 55.7
unfavorable
47.6
unfavorable
40.6
unfavorable
33.8
favorable
71.9
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 14.4
unfavorable
6.1
unfavorable
7.6
% Stroke 3.6
similar
3.8
similar
2.7
unfavorable
2.2
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 96.4
similar
94.7
favorable
94.9
similar
95.4
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 44.8
unfavorable
38.4
unfavorable
34.3
unfavorable
26.9
unfavorable
34.3
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 93.5
favorable
89.1
favorable
87.8
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 87.8
favorable
74.1
unfavorable
90.7
favorable
82.1
favorable
80.9
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 33.0
favorable
38.8
similar
31.4
unfavorable
13.5
unfavorable
25.9
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 88.3
similar
89.1
favorable
71.3
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 90.2
unfavorable
86.3
favorable
93.9
 
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HIV Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV/AIDS (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 6.9
favorable
8.0
unfavorable
3.6
unfavorable
3.3
 
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Housing Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Condition of Neighborhood Homes is "Fair/Poor" 17.6
unfavorable
12.3
similar
16.4
% Availability of Affordable Housing is "Fair/Poor" 41.6
favorable
52.3
similar
41.8
% Temporarily Homeless in the Past 2 Years 12.6
similar
10.7
similar
13.9
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Pertussis per 100,000 2.0
unfavorable
1.8
favorable
4.5
unfavorable
0.2
Hepatitis C, non-A non-B Incidence per 100,000 0.5
unfavorable
0.2
unfavorable
0.2
favorable
0.9
% [Age 65+] Flu Shot in Past Year 65.1
similar
70.2
similar
71.6
unfavorable
90.0
similar
70.8
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 68.6
similar
69.1
similar
68.1
unfavorable
90.0
similar
65.3
Tuberculosis Incidence per 100,000 3.2
favorable
4.2
favorable
4.1
unfavorable
1.0
unfavorable
1.9
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 50.8
favorable
53.4
unfavorable
38.7
unfavorable
36.0
unfavorable
45.8
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.8
similar
21.3
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
12.4
similar
22.8
% [Youth] Lack of Seat Belt Usage 13.4
unfavorable
7.7
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.1
favorable
13.2
unfavorable
5.8
unfavorable
5.5
favorable
8.8
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 3.2
unfavorable
1.6
similar
3.2
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 12.3
similar
13.5
% Victim of Domestic Violence in Past 5 Years 3.6
similar
4.3
% [Youth] Bullied on School Property/Past Year 21.9
similar
20.1
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% No Prenatal Care in First Trimester 10.8
favorable
13.0
favorable
22.1
favorable
19.0
% of Low Birthweight Births 10.8
similar
10.9
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
7.8
unfavorable
9.9
Infant Death Rate 8.4
favorable
9.4
unfavorable
6.5
unfavorable
6.0
favorable
11.1
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 18.1
unfavorable
11.7
similar
15.4
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 36.4
unfavorable
26.5
unfavorable
29.8
% [Chronic Depression] Sought Professional Help 44.6
similar
52.5
favorable
36.9
% [Youth] Chronic Depression 33.2
unfavorable
28.5
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.0
favorable
11.7
favorable
11.6
unfavorable
10.2
similar
11.3
% [Youth] Suicide Attempt in Past Year 18.7
unfavorable
7.8
 
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Nutrition & Weight Status Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 31.3
unfavorable
48.8
favorable
23.2
% Eat 2+ Servings of Fruit per Day 45.3
unfavorable
60.5
similar
43.6
% Eat 3+ Servings of Vegetables per Day 27.6
unfavorable
40.1
similar
27.0
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 24.2
unfavorable
31.7
unfavorable
33.9
unfavorable
30.9
% Overweight 74.2
unfavorable
67.5
unfavorable
66.9
unfavorable
67.2
% Obese 37.9
unfavorable
33.4
unfavorable
28.5
unfavorable
30.6
unfavorable
29.7
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 23.6
similar
25.7
similar
23.3
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 28.9
similar
30.9
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight Both Diet/Exercise 34.8
similar
38.6
favorable
27.2
% Consume 1+ Sugar-Sweetened Drink Per Day 64.3
% "Very Difficult" to Purchase Fresh Fruits & Vegetables 4.6
% [Youth] Overweight or Obese 31.4
unfavorable
28.2
% [Youth] Fruit Consumption 13.9
unfavorable
22.4
% [Youth] Vegetable Consumption 12.9
unfavorable
15.3
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight 42.2
unfavorable
30.7
favorable
50.9
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese 24.6
similar
18.9
unfavorable
14.6
favorable
35.1
 
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Physical Activity Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Employed] Job Entails Mostly Sitting/Standing 49.0
favorable
63.2
similar
53.0
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 32.6
similar
33.8
similar
28.7
similar
32.6
similar
30.7
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 37.9
unfavorable
43.6
unfavorable
42.7
favorable
33.8
% Moderate Physical Activity 23.2
similar
23.9
favorable
18.3
% Vigorous Physical Activity 29.5
favorable
22.0
unfavorable
34.8
similar
29.7
% Strengthening Activity 2+ Times Per Week 32.7
favorable
26.9
% Walk for 10+ Minutes, 5 Times Weekly 39.2
% "Fair/Poor" Opportunities to be Physically Active in the Community 33.5
% [Youth] Meets Physical Activity Recommendations 37.7
unfavorable
49.5
% [Youth] 3+ Hours of TV per School Day 38.5
unfavorable
32.4
% [Youth] 3+ Hours of Other Screen Time per School Day 29.9
similar
31.1
% Child [Age 5-17] Watches TV 3+ Hours per Day 28.5
unfavorable
19.7
favorable
36.4
% Child [Age 5-17] Uses Computer 3+ Hours per Day 10.6
similar
9.9
% Child [Age 5-17] 3+ Hours per Day of Total Screen Time 47.9
similar
43.4
 
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Respiratory Diseases Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 46.4
unfavorable
41.5
unfavorable
42.4
favorable
53.2
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.8
unfavorable
20.1
unfavorable
16.4
favorable
28.4
% Chronic Lung Disease 13.3
unfavorable
8.4
unfavorable
10.4
% [Youth] Current Asthma 11.2
similar
11.9
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 193.5
favorable
207.2
unfavorable
103.2
favorable
336.6
Primary & Secondary Syphilis Incidence per 100,000 6.8
favorable
17.2
unfavorable
4.5
unfavorable
1.3
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 526.8
favorable
601.4
unfavorable
409.8
unfavorable
399.6
Hepatitis B Incidence per 100,000 1.0
favorable
2.0
favorable
1.3
favorable
2.5
 
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Substance Abuse Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.3
similar
8.1
favorable
9.2
similar
8.2
favorable
9.7
% Chronic Drinker (Average 2+ Drinks/Day) 4.4
favorable
6.2
similar
5.6
similar
4.6
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 13.7
favorable
16.1
similar
16.7
favorable
24.3
similar
15.1
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 4.1
similar
3.5
similar
3.6
% Rode With Drunk Driver in Past Month 5.0
similar
4.2
% Driving Drunk or Riding with Drunk Driver 7.7
unfavorable
5.5
unfavorable
5.4
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.9
favorable
16.8
unfavorable
12.6
unfavorable
11.3
unfavorable
5.9
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 2.6
similar
1.7
favorable
7.1
similar
1.6
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 4.6
similar
3.9
favorable
3.1
% [Youth] Current Alcohol Use 47.2
unfavorable
38.7
% [Youth] Rode With Drunk Driver/Past Month 30.0
unfavorable
24.1
% [Youth] Current Marijuana Use 19.0
favorable
23.1
 
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Tobacco Use Service Area vs. LA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 20.5
favorable
25.7
unfavorable
16.6
unfavorable
12.0
similar
22.8
% Someone Smokes at Home 15.7
similar
13.6
favorable
22.9
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 12.8
similar
12.1
favorable
23.5
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 68.6
similar
63.7
similar
63.9
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 61.5
similar
56.2
unfavorable
80.0
favorable
49.5
% Aware of Programs to Help Smokers Quit 40.3
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 5.8
unfavorable
2.8
unfavorable
0.3
similar
5.3
% [Youth] Current Cigarette Use 27.2
unfavorable
18.1
% [Youth] Current Smokeless Tobacco Use 15.0
unfavorable
7.7
 
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