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Comparison of US County-Level Public Health Performance Rankings With County Cluster and National Rankings: Assessment Based on Prevalence Rates of Smoking and Obesity and Motor Vehicle Crash Death Rates

Description
Compares county-level percentile rankings on outcomes of smoking, motor vehicle crash deaths, and obesity, using demographic and health data from the 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings data set. Features a map of sociodemographic-based county clusters and a table showing cluster variance and average percentile change, with breakdowns including 4 categories of rural status.
Author(s)
Megan Wallace, Joshua M. Sharfstein, Joshua Kaminsky, Justin Lessler
Citation
JAMA Network Open 2(1)
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Health disparities · Mortality · Obesity and weight control · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Tobacco use