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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Social Determinants Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Population in Poverty (Percent) 21.0
unfavorable
17.8
unfavorable
15.1
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 43.4
similar
38.0
unfavorable
33.6
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 14.9
similar
14.2
similar
13.0
% Worry/Stress Over Rent/Mortgage in Past Year 36.0
similar
30.8
% Attended a Religious/Spiritual Service in Past Month 48.2
% Low Health Literacy 18.9
similar
23.3
 
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Overall Health Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Overall Health 16.9
similar
19.1
similar
18.1
similar
23.6
% Multiple Chronic Conditions 62.9
similar
56.8
% Activity Limitations 33.2
unfavorable
20.2
unfavorable
25.0
unfavorable
24.3
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 26.4
similar
20.8
 
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Access to Health Services Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 9.0
favorable
20.3
similar
13.7
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
29.4
% [Insured] Deductible Prevented Healthcare 3.2
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 39.6
similar
43.2
similar
44.2
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 14.2
similar
13.4
similar
15.0
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 20.9
similar
17.5
similar
15.9
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 10.8
similar
15.4
favorable
28.1
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 16.3
unfavorable
8.3
similar
10.4
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 8.4
similar
12.5
favorable
16.0
% Language/Culture Prevented Care in Past Year 1.9
similar
1.2
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 17.4
similar
14.9
favorable
29.5
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 14.4
similar
15.3
similar
21.6
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 1.9
similar
5.6
similar
0.0
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 26.0
unfavorable
72.9
unfavorable
87.8
% Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 69.4
similar
74.1
unfavorable
95.0
favorable
58.9
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 72.4
similar
74.0
similar
68.3
similar
73.0
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 96.0
favorable
87.1
favorable
83.2
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 10.7
similar
9.3
similar
15.2
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 11.8
similar
16.2
favorable
22.2
% Willing to Use Telemedicine 76.0
 
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Cancer Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 206.2
unfavorable
162.9
unfavorable
158.5
unfavorable
161.4
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 63.7
unfavorable
42.5
unfavorable
40.3
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.8
similar
21.6
unfavorable
19.0
similar
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.3
similar
21.9
similar
20.3
similar
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 28.2
unfavorable
15.5
unfavorable
14.1
unfavorable
14.5
Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rate 134.9
similar
123.5
similar
123.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence Rate 117.8
similar
129.3
similar
114.8
Lung Cancer Incidence Rate 87.5
unfavorable
65.9
unfavorable
61.2
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate 65.8
unfavorable
41.4
unfavorable
39.8
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 8.8
similar
5.8
similar
7.1
similar
4.6
% Skin Cancer 4.2
similar
5.9
favorable
8.5
similar
6.5
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 88.3
favorable
79.3
favorable
77.0
favorable
81.1
similar
86.0
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 89.7
favorable
79.8
favorable
73.5
similar
93.0
similar
80.6
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 82.6
favorable
63.3
similar
76.4
favorable
70.5
similar
80.2
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 75.7
unfavorable
39.6
unfavorable
28.4
 
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Diabetes Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Diabetes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 47.3
unfavorable
21.6
unfavorable
21.1
unfavorable
20.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 16.6
similar
12.1
similar
13.3
similar
17.3
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 4.7
similar
1.8
favorable
9.5
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 41.4
similar
50.0
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 251.6
unfavorable
179.6
unfavorable
167.0
unfavorable
156.9
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 69.6
unfavorable
44.1
unfavorable
37.1
unfavorable
34.8
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 7.6
similar
8.0
similar
6.4
% Stroke 6.8
similar
3.8
similar
4.7
similar
5.7
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 93.4
similar
90.4
similar
92.6
similar
94.5
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 40.2
similar
36.2
similar
37.0
unfavorable
26.9
similar
39.9
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 98.6
favorable
93.8
similar
93.3
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 90.0
favorable
79.2
favorable
85.1
favorable
82.1
similar
91.0
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 32.5
similar
36.2
unfavorable
13.5
similar
32.6
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 84.1
similar
87.3
similar
86.8
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 87.1
similar
87.2
similar
86.7
 
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HIV Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
HIV/AIDS (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.2
unfavorable
4.6
unfavorable
2.5
unfavorable
3.3
HIV Prevalence Rate 265.4
favorable
512.7
favorable
353.2
unfavorable
22.1
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 69.9
favorable
58.3
similar
76.8
similar
70.0
similar
60.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 30.7
unfavorable
55.7
unfavorable
70.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 76.0
similar
72.3
similar
82.7
unfavorable
90.0
similar
64.4
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 32.2
similar
39.9
unfavorable
60.0
 
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Infant Health & Family Planning Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Infant Death Rate 11.6
unfavorable
7.6
unfavorable
5.9
unfavorable
6.0
 
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Injury & Violence Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 41.8
similar
43.0
similar
43.7
similar
36.4
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 19.7
unfavorable
13.6
unfavorable
11.0
unfavorable
12.4
[65+] Falls (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 85.7
unfavorable
53.0
unfavorable
60.6
unfavorable
47.0
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 34.1
similar
31.6
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 17.9
similar
16.0
unfavorable
12.9
unfavorable
9.3
Violent Crime Rate 545.9
unfavorable
378.0
unfavorable
379.7
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 0.8
favorable
3.7
favorable
6.0
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 8.3
favorable
14.2
favorable
19.4
 
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Kidney Disease Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 36.2
unfavorable
18.7
unfavorable
13.2
% Kidney Disease 5.7
similar
3.4
similar
3.8
 
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Mental Health Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 9.2
similar
13.0
similar
10.8
% Diagnosed Depression 25.9
unfavorable
16.6
similar
21.6
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 33.7
similar
31.4
similar
27.0
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 19.3
unfavorable
13.4
unfavorable
8.7
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 25.8
unfavorable
12.9
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
% Taking Rx/Receiving Mental Health Trtmt 27.0
unfavorable
13.9
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 36.7
similar
30.8
favorable
18.6
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 71.3
unfavorable
87.1
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 4.9
similar
6.8
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Food Insecure 30.4
similar
27.9
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 27.9
similar
33.5
unfavorable
42.2
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 19.9
similar
22.1
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 27.6
similar
30.8
unfavorable
22.4
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 23.4
similar
27.3
similar
26.2
favorable
32.6
similar
31.3
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 11.7
unfavorable
18.7
unfavorable
22.8
unfavorable
20.1
unfavorable
39.5
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 7.2
unfavorable
9.8
unfavorable
11.0
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 79.4
unfavorable
65.8
unfavorable
67.8
similar
74.2
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 20.6
unfavorable
32.4
unfavorable
30.3
unfavorable
33.9
similar
25.8
% [Overweights] Trying to Lose Weight 69.3
similar
61.3
favorable
40.5
% Obese (BMI 30+) 41.7
unfavorable
31.4
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
30.5
similar
37.7
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 28.2
similar
24.2
similar
31.9
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 32.5
similar
29.0
similar
38.3
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 73.3
similar
58.4
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 22.9
similar
33.0
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 11.8
similar
20.4
similar
14.5
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 46.6
similar
50.5
 
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Oral Health Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Have Dental Insurance 79.2
favorable
59.9
favorable
53.8
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 55.8
unfavorable
63.1
similar
59.7
similar
49.0
similar
51.9
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 91.3
similar
87.0
favorable
49.0
 
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Potentially Disabling Conditions Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 42.8
similar
38.3
similar
47.7
% [50+] Osteoporosis 7.0
similar
9.4
similar
5.3
similar
8.2
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 31.1
unfavorable
22.9
similar
25.3
% Eye Exam in Past 2 Years 52.8
similar
55.3
similar
59.0
 
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Respiratory Diseases Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 64.4
unfavorable
46.5
unfavorable
40.9
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.2
unfavorable
15.3
unfavorable
14.6
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 5.4
similar
8.5
favorable
11.8
similar
10.1
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 13.3
similar
9.3
similar
6.4
% COPD (Lung Disease) 9.2
similar
7.7
similar
8.6
similar
12.8
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Chlamydia Incidence Rate 829.2
unfavorable
516.5
unfavorable
456.1
unfavorable
7.8
Gonorrhea Incidence Rate 207.3
unfavorable
137.8
unfavorable
110.7
 
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Substance Abuse Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Drug-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 9.3
favorable
11.2
favorable
14.3
favorable
11.3
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.6
unfavorable
8.9
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
8.2
% Current Drinker 33.3
favorable
55.0
similar
38.8
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 8.4
favorable
20.0
favorable
24.4
% Excessive Drinker 8.4
favorable
22.5
favorable
25.4
favorable
18.3
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 0.0
similar
4.1
favorable
5.2
similar
0.0
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 7.6
unfavorable
2.5
similar
7.1
similar
4.6
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 3.8
similar
3.4
similar
5.6
% Life Negatively Affected by Substance Abuse 25.9
favorable
37.3
 
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Tobacco Use Peach County vs. GA vs. US vs. HP2020
% Current Smoker 11.0
favorable
17.9
favorable
16.3
similar
12.0
favorable
24.4
% Someone Smokes at Home 17.4
unfavorable
10.7
similar
21.4
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 15.0
unfavorable
4.0
similar
8.6
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 36.0
unfavorable
7.2
similar
26.1
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 53.5
similar
34.7
unfavorable
80.0
% [Smokers] Received Advice to Quit Smoking 90.3
favorable
58.0
% Currently Use Vaping Products 3.1
similar
4.8
similar
3.8
 
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