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 Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 13.5
favorable
18.4
favorable
18.3
favorable
17.9
% Activity Limitations 27.0
unfavorable
20.7
unfavorable
20.0
unfavorable
21.3
% Caregiver to a Friend/Family Member 24.1
similar
20.9
 
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Access to Health Services Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 14.7
favorable
20.9
unfavorable
10.1
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
24.1
% [Insured 18-64] Have Coverage Through ACA 20.4
favorable
14.9
% Lack/Type of Insurance Prevented Care 15.5
similar
15.4
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 43.5
unfavorable
35.0
unfavorable
37.9
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 13.6
similar
14.4
similar
12.4
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 16.5
unfavorable
9.5
similar
15.0
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 16.2
unfavorable
11.5
similar
14.1
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 20.4
unfavorable
15.4
unfavorable
16.0
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 14.0
unfavorable
8.7
unfavorable
9.3
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 9.3
unfavorable
5.0
unfavorable
5.6
% Language/Culture Prevented Care in Past Year 0.6
favorable
1.7
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 16.2
unfavorable
10.2
similar
16.3
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 12.5
unfavorable
3.9
similar
12.9
% Low Health Literacy 24.1
similar
23.3
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 64.3
unfavorable
79.8
unfavorable
87.8
favorable
53.1
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 74.6
similar
74.0
unfavorable
95.0
similar
76.5
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 71.0
similar
73.1
unfavorable
89.4
similar
72.6
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 80.1
similar
76.8
unfavorable
100.0
similar
84.4
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 75.6
similar
73.5
favorable
70.5
similar
75.7
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 86.4
similar
89.3
similar
86.7
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 10.0
similar
8.5
unfavorable
7.4
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 15.8
similar
14.2
similar
17.4
% Outmigration for Care 15.2
similar
14.5
Live in a Health Professional Shortage Area (Percent) 26.5
favorable
54.7
favorable
33.1
 
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Arthritis, Osteoporosis & Chronic Back Conditions Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [50+] Arthritis/Rheumatism 38.2
unfavorable
32.0
similar
37.0
% [50+] Osteoporosis 13.4
unfavorable
8.7
unfavorable
5.3
similar
14.0
% Sciatica/Chronic Back Pain 26.3
unfavorable
19.4
similar
23.2
 
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Cancer Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 139.5
favorable
153.1
favorable
161.0
favorable
161.4
favorable
154.5
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 37.5
favorable
41.3
favorable
42.0
favorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.9
favorable
16.8
favorable
19.0
favorable
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.5
favorable
19.4
favorable
20.6
favorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.4
favorable
13.3
favorable
14.4
favorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 101.2
favorable
111.2
favorable
123.4
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 109.8
favorable
115.3
favorable
123.4
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 59.2
favorable
63.0
favorable
62.6
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 32.3
favorable
37.9
favorable
40.6
Cervical Cancer Incidence per 100,000 8.8
similar
8.9
unfavorable
7.6
% Skin Cancer 14.5
unfavorable
9.2
unfavorable
7.7
similar
14.6
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 10.6
unfavorable
7.4
unfavorable
7.7
similar
9.8
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 81.7
similar
78.5
similar
80.3
similar
81.1
similar
80.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 76.0
similar
79.5
unfavorable
84.8
unfavorable
93.0
similar
81.9
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 78.2
favorable
66.6
similar
74.5
favorable
70.5
similar
78.0
 
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Chronic Kidney Disease Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 5.0
favorable
10.8
favorable
13.3
favorable
8.1
% Kidney Disease 3.7
similar
3.0
similar
3.6
similar
3.8
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.1
favorable
19.2
favorable
26.1
favorable
16.0
% [Age 45+] Increasing Confusion/Memory Loss in Past Yr 14.1
similar
12.8
 
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Diabetes Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.8
favorable
19.0
favorable
21.1
favorable
20.5
favorable
18.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 14.5
unfavorable
11.3
similar
14.5
similar
12.5
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 8.7
unfavorable
1.6
unfavorable
5.7
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 59.4
similar
55.1
similar
60.9
 
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Educational & Community-Based Programs Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Heard of Healthy Lee Community Initiatives 15.2
favorable
10.9
% Heard the “Choose, Commit ,Change!” Message 7.3
similar
8.8
 
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Family Planning Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Births to Teenagers Under Age 20 (Percent) 6.8
unfavorable
5.9
unfavorable
6.4
favorable
11.1
 
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Hearing & Other Sensory or Communication Disorders Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Deafness/Trouble Hearing 12.4
unfavorable
8.6
similar
11.2
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 139.4
favorable
150.3
favorable
168.4
favorable
156.9
favorable
168.1
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.1
favorable
33.6
favorable
36.8
favorable
34.8
favorable
30.5
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 10.4
unfavorable
6.9
similar
10.1
% Stroke 3.5
similar
3.1
similar
2.6
similar
3.9
% Blood Pressure Checked in Past 2 Years 94.5
similar
93.6
favorable
92.6
similar
96.2
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 42.8
unfavorable
33.5
unfavorable
36.5
unfavorable
26.9
unfavorable
36.4
% Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years 89.8
favorable
79.7
similar
87.4
favorable
82.1
similar
90.6
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 41.1
unfavorable
33.5
unfavorable
13.5
similar
38.5
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 88.3
unfavorable
83.0
unfavorable
85.1
 
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HIV Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV/AIDS (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.1
favorable
5.9
unfavorable
2.7
favorable
3.3
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 294.3
favorable
606.1
favorable
353.2
% [Age 18-44] HIV Test in the Past Year 31.6
favorable
21.3
similar
28.1
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Would Not Want New Baby to Have All Recommended Vaccines 13.2
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 71.6
favorable
51.4
favorable
58.9
similar
70.0
similar
71.8
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 52.0
similar
48.0
unfavorable
70.0
favorable
34.7
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 73.8
favorable
68.4
similar
76.3
unfavorable
90.0
similar
74.2
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 41.2
similar
38.7
unfavorable
60.0
similar
40.1
 
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Injury & Violence Prevention Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 45.4
unfavorable
42.2
unfavorable
41.0
unfavorable
36.4
favorable
56.9
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.7
unfavorable
12.6
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
12.4
favorable
18.5
% Child [Age 0-17] "Always" Uses Seat Belt/Car Seat 89.1
similar
94.8
similar
93.2
% Child [Age 5-17] "Always" Wears Bicycle Helmet 43.0
similar
54.2
similar
33.5
% Texting While Driving in the Past Month 26.6
unfavorable
17.3
% Always Wear Sunscreen 19.1
% Have a Swimming Pool at Home/Apartment 56.1
unfavorable
43.1
% Have Safety Features for Pool 85.2
favorable
80.2
[65+] Falls (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 86.2
unfavorable
64.0
unfavorable
59.0
unfavorable
47.0
% [Age 45+] Fell in the Past Year 26.9
similar
28.2
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.1
similar
11.8
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
9.3
favorable
13.9
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 6.2
similar
6.2
unfavorable
5.3
unfavorable
5.5
favorable
9.0
Violent Crime per 100,000 359.2
favorable
514.6
favorable
395.5
% Perceive Neighborhood as “Slightly/Not At All Safe” 12.7
similar
15.3
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 2.1
similar
2.3
similar
2.8
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 13.3
similar
15.1
similar
13.7
 
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Maternal, Infant & Child Health Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
No Prenatal Care in First Trimester (Percent) 36.6
unfavorable
28.3
unfavorable
22.1
similar
38.3
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 8.1
favorable
8.6
similar
8.0
similar
7.8
similar
8.2
Infant Death Rate 5.8
favorable
6.2
similar
5.9
similar
6.0
favorable
6.8
 
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Mental Health & Mental Disorders Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 13.1
similar
15.5
unfavorable
9.2
% Diagnosed Depression 22.1
unfavorable
16.5
unfavorable
17.9
unfavorable
17.4
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 30.0
similar
29.9
unfavorable
25.2
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.9
unfavorable
14.0
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
15.7
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 30.5
similar
27.4
favorable
18.8
% Taking Rx/Receiving Mental Health Trtmt 15.5
similar
13.6
% Member of HH Sought Mental Health Svcs 16.0
favorable
10.3
% Member of HH Received Needed Mental Health Svcs 95.1
favorable
85.0
% Member of HH Received Mental Health Svcs in Lee County 81.7
similar
86.0
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 13.1
similar
11.7
similar
10.8
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 29.5
similar
27.4
unfavorable
41.4
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 23.9
similar
21.9
similar
21.1
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 38.2
unfavorable
25.7
unfavorable
22.4
% Food Insecure 23.3
similar
25.9
% 7+ Sugar-Sweetened Drinks in Past Week 23.4
favorable
30.2
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 66.3
similar
64.1
similar
65.2
similar
64.0
% Obese (BMI 30+) 31.2
unfavorable
26.8
similar
33.4
similar
30.5
unfavorable
23.0
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 67.2
similar
67.2
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 19.1
similar
24.2
favorable
46.3
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 11.9
similar
9.5
similar
14.5
favorable
31.6
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 23.4
favorable
26.2
favorable
27.9
favorable
32.6
similar
26.7
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 26.8
favorable
21.8
similar
23.6
favorable
20.1
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 7.4
unfavorable
9.8
unfavorable
10.1
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 43.2
similar
47.9
similar
54.0
% Child [Age 5-17] 3+ Hours per Day of Total Screen Time 32.7
similar
28.7
 
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Oral Health Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 64.8
similar
61.9
similar
67.2
favorable
49.0
similar
65.2
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 78.7
unfavorable
90.7
favorable
49.0
favorable
68.0
% Have Dental Insurance 50.6
unfavorable
66.5
similar
50.0
 
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Respiratory Diseases Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 32.5
favorable
38.8
favorable
41.4
similar
32.8
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 4.9
favorable
9.3
favorable
15.4
favorable
8.3
% COPD (Lung Disease) 11.3
unfavorable
7.0
similar
9.5
similar
10.5
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 10.2
unfavorable
7.5
similar
9.5
unfavorable
6.1
% Child [Age 0-17] Asthma (Ever Diagnosed) 24.3
unfavorable
10.6
unfavorable
13.5
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 58.8
favorable
107.1
favorable
110.7
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 363.6
favorable
429.8
favorable
456.1
% [Unmarried 18-64] 3+ Sexual Partners in Past Year 11.6
similar
10.3
similar
8.0
% [Unmarried 18-64] Using Condoms 31.1
unfavorable
44.5
similar
33.7
 
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Substance Abuse Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 12.5
unfavorable
11.4
unfavorable
10.5
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
11.5
% Excessive Drinker 26.8
unfavorable
22.2
similar
25.4
similar
23.1
% Drinking & Driving in Past Month 5.2
unfavorable
3.2
similar
4.1
unfavorable
3.0
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 14.7
similar
14.7
favorable
15.8
unfavorable
11.3
favorable
18.3
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 4.5
similar
3.0
favorable
7.1
unfavorable
1.9
% Marijuana Use in Past Month 5.4
% Ever Sought Help for Alcohol or Drug Problem 3.2
similar
4.1
similar
3.1
% Life Negatively Affected by Substance Abuse 40.4
unfavorable
32.2
 
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Tobacco Use Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 13.4
favorable
15.8
similar
14.0
similar
12.0
similar
15.6
% Someone Smokes at Home 10.7
similar
10.2
similar
13.3
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 15.9
similar
10.2
similar
12.9
% [Smokers] Have Quit Smoking 1+ Days in Past Year 51.5
similar
43.7
unfavorable
80.0
similar
47.3
% Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes 6.3
unfavorable
3.8
% Smoke Cigars 4.3
similar
3.6
unfavorable
0.2
similar
3.2
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 2.3
similar
2.6
similar
3.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
1.9
 
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Vision Lee County vs. FL vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Blindness/Trouble Seeing 8.5
unfavorable
5.2
similar
7.3
similar
8.7
 
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