Health Indicators (Key)

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Health: Overall Health Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Physical Health 16.2
similar
16.9
similar
14.4
similar
15.3
similar
15.2
 
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Health: Access to Healthcare Services Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 6.8
favorable
19.4
favorable
12.7
favorable
15.1
unfavorable
0.0
favorable
10.6
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 38.7
similar
39.9
unfavorable
33.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 16.0
similar
15.4
unfavorable
11.9
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 12.6
favorable
15.8
similar
13.6
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 11.7
favorable
18.2
similar
10.6
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 16.5
similar
17.0
unfavorable
10.1
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 10.2
similar
11.0
unfavorable
5.5
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 7.3
similar
9.4
unfavorable
4.8
% Language/Culture Prevented Medical Care in Past Year 4.4
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 14.3
similar
15.3
similar
14.0
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 66.4
unfavorable
78.9
unfavorable
72.7
unfavorable
74.5
% [Age 18+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 77.3
similar
76.3
unfavorable
95.0
unfavorable
81.5
% [Age 18-64] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 75.8
similar
75.6
unfavorable
89.4
unfavorable
80.9
% [Age 65+] Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 83.2
similar
80.0
unfavorable
100.0
similar
85.3
% Have a Particular Place for Medical Care 82.5
favorable
73.8
favorable
74.0
similar
82.6
similar
83.9
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 69.1
similar
66.5
similar
69.6
favorable
65.0
similar
66.7
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 10.3
similar
8.9
similar
8.6
% [Children <18] Lack Health Insurance 0.8
favorable
5.3
% Cost Prevented Child’s Prescription in Past Year 3.8
similar
5.2
% Cost Prevented Child’s Physician Visit in Past Year 4.8
unfavorable
0.3
% Transportation Hindered Child’s Dr Visit in Past Year 4.4
similar
3.7
% [Parents] Have a Particular Place for Child’s Medical Care 96.7
similar
93.8
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 89.7
favorable
84.1
favorable
81.3
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 13.3
favorable
16.5
similar
10.5
% Ease of Obtaining Healthcare Services is “Fair/Poor” 9.2
similar
10.6
% Ease of Obtaining Mental Health Services is “Fair/Poor” 22.2
unfavorable
12.6
% Ease of Obtaining Substance Abuse Services is “Fair/Poor” 15.1
similar
13.7
% Ease of Obtaining Dental Care is “Fair/Poor” 14.6
unfavorable
10.4
% [Women <50] Obtaining Prenatal/Postnatal Svcs is “Fair/Poor” 1.1
favorable
7.4
% Ease of Obtaining Child Health Services is “Fair/Poor” 12.9
similar
11.0
% Outmigration for Health Services 25.1
 
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Health: Cancer Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 183.1
similar
174.2
unfavorable
170.0
unfavorable
166.2
unfavorable
161.4
similar
184.1
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 52.5
unfavorable
47.5
unfavorable
46.6
unfavorable
44.7
unfavorable
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.8
unfavorable
20.5
unfavorable
20.0
unfavorable
19.8
similar
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.5
similar
22.8
unfavorable
19.6
unfavorable
21.3
unfavorable
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.8
similar
15.9
similar
16.3
unfavorable
14.9
unfavorable
14.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence per 100,000 140.9
favorable
149.4
unfavorable
133.3
similar
142.3
Female Breast Cancer Incidence per 100,000 135.0
unfavorable
127.4
unfavorable
124.8
unfavorable
122.7
Lung Cancer Incidence per 100,000 75.4
unfavorable
70.6
unfavorable
66.8
unfavorable
64.9
Colorectal Cancer Incidence per 100,000 47.0
similar
48.6
similar
48.4
unfavorable
43.3
% Skin Cancer 7.4
unfavorable
4.6
similar
6.1
similar
6.7
unfavorable
4.1
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 8.8
unfavorable
6.3
similar
7.1
unfavorable
6.1
similar
8.1
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 78.0
similar
76.4
similar
78.2
similar
83.6
similar
81.1
unfavorable
89.8
% [Women 18+] Clinical Breast Exam in the Past Year 59.8
favorable
40.4
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 79.8
similar
77.3
similar
78.0
similar
83.9
unfavorable
93.0
similar
85.2
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 78.8
similar
75.1
favorable
70.5
favorable
72.8
% [Parents] Would Want Teen to Have HPV Vaccination 84.5
 
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Health: Chronic Kidney Disease Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 10.0
favorable
17.1
unfavorable
8.2
favorable
13.2
favorable
13.0
% Kidney Disease 1.7
similar
2.4
similar
2.2
favorable
3.0
similar
2.0
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 21.1
unfavorable
20.0
favorable
30.3
favorable
24.0
similar
22.1
 
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Health: Diabetes Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diabetes Mellitus (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.6
favorable
19.4
favorable
18.8
favorable
21.3
favorable
20.5
favorable
19.2
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 11.3
similar
9.9
similar
9.3
similar
11.7
unfavorable
7.0
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 7.0
similar
5.1
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 48.5
similar
49.2
 
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Health: Family Planning Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Teen Births per 1,000 (Age 15-19) 44.8
unfavorable
35.0
unfavorable
29.9
unfavorable
36.6
 
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Health: Heart Disease & Stroke Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 191.0
unfavorable
173.9
unfavorable
168.4
unfavorable
171.3
unfavorable
156.9
favorable
200.8
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 34.4
favorable
37.7
similar
34.3
favorable
37.0
similar
34.8
favorable
49.1
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 9.1
unfavorable
6.1
similar
7.1
% Stroke 2.9
similar
2.8
similar
2.8
similar
3.9
similar
2.3
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 31.0
similar
30.1
similar
31.4
similar
34.1
unfavorable
26.9
similar
27.3
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 95.1
favorable
89.2
favorable
87.3
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 30.9
favorable
36.6
favorable
41.1
similar
29.9
unfavorable
13.5
similar
28.7
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 86.2
similar
81.4
similar
85.9
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 83.3
similar
82.3
favorable
92.0
 
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Health: HIV Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
HIV Prevalence per 100,000 150.7
favorable
300.1
unfavorable
68.1
favorable
340.4
 
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Health: Immunization & Infectious Diseases Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 57.3
similar
58.6
unfavorable
67.4
similar
57.5
unfavorable
70.0
unfavorable
67.3
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 44.3
similar
45.9
unfavorable
70.0
similar
34.4
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 70.9
favorable
64.6
similar
72.6
similar
68.4
unfavorable
90.0
favorable
59.8
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 36.0
similar
41.9
unfavorable
60.0
similar
30.9
% [Parents] Would Want All Vaccinations for a Newborn 93.6
 
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Health: Injury & Violence Prevention Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 39.0
unfavorable
32.9
similar
39.8
similar
39.2
unfavorable
36.4
unfavorable
29.6
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 6.0
favorable
7.9
favorable
11.1
favorable
10.7
favorable
12.4
favorable
8.3
% [Adults 45+] Injured While Falling in the Past Year 9.1
% Home Contains a Lead Hazard 3.2
favorable
5.8
% [Parents] Child Has Been Tested for Lead 64.1
similar
60.3
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.2
favorable
8.8
unfavorable
7.4
favorable
10.4
favorable
9.3
similar
7.9
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.5
favorable
6.6
unfavorable
2.0
favorable
5.7
favorable
5.5
Violent Crime per 100,000 467.8
unfavorable
432.7
unfavorable
266.0
unfavorable
395.5
% Safety, Security, Crime Control in Neighborhood is “Fair/Poor” 15.3
similar
15.4
% Victim of Violent Crime in Past 5 Years 2.5
similar
2.8
similar
2.6
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 16.3
similar
15.0
unfavorable
10.7
% Victim of Neglect/Abuse While Growing Up 14.0
 
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Health: Maternal & Infant Health Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
No Prenatal Care in First Trimester (Percent) 24.9
similar
25.2
unfavorable
23.5
favorable
38.5
unfavorable
22.1
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 6.6
favorable
8.2
similar
6.6
favorable
8.0
favorable
7.8
favorable
7.4
Infant Death Rate 5.3
favorable
6.3
unfavorable
4.8
favorable
6.0
favorable
6.0
favorable
6.3
 
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Health: Mental Health & Mental Disorders Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 11.9
similar
11.9
unfavorable
8.9
% Diagnosed Depression 20.5
similar
20.4
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 29.8
similar
30.4
unfavorable
25.2
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 16.2
unfavorable
9.7
unfavorable
13.7
unfavorable
12.5
unfavorable
10.2
unfavorable
11.9
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 9.6
similar
11.9
similar
9.5
% [Children <18] Child Has “Fair/Poor” Mental Health 8.2
% [Children <18] Child Needed Mental Health Svcs/Past Yr 10.3
% Child [Age 5-17] Takes Prescription for ADD/ADHD 10.0
similar
11.3
similar
9.5
 
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Health: Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 35.7
similar
39.5
unfavorable
41.4
% "Very/Somewhat" Difficult to Buy Fresh Produce 21.7
similar
24.4
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 14.6
favorable
20.4
favorable
22.7
favorable
23.6
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 30.7
similar
33.0
similar
31.6
similar
34.4
unfavorable
33.9
similar
34.3
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 68.4
unfavorable
64.7
similar
67.0
unfavorable
63.1
similar
64.1
% Obese (BMI 30+) 33.2
unfavorable
29.4
similar
31.3
unfavorable
29.0
similar
30.5
unfavorable
24.1
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 21.8
similar
23.7
similar
20.9
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 27.0
similar
31.8
similar
25.5
% [Obese Adults] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 41.8
similar
48.3
similar
42.5
% [Children <18] Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 61.1
favorable
% [Children <18] Eat 3+ Fast Food Meals per Week 18.4
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 57.0
similar
56.7
similar
60.3
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 29.4
similar
31.5
similar
30.8
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 19.0
similar
14.8
similar
14.5
similar
15.6
% [Children 5-17] Counseled About Child’s Weight in Past Year 12.1
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 20.0
favorable
25.1
favorable
28.5
similar
20.7
favorable
32.6
similar
18.6
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 48.0
similar
50.3
favorable
39.2
% Moderate Physical Activity 30.6
similar
30.6
favorable
24.8
% Vigorous Physical Activity 36.7
similar
38.0
similar
37.1
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 11.2
favorable
10.1
similar
11.5
favorable
9.4
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 57.5
favorable
48.6
% [Child Age 5-17] Vigorous Activity 74.8
% [Child Age 5-17] Moderate Activity 58.5
 
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Health: Oral Health Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Have a Particular Place for Dental Care 82.9
similar
80.5
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 72.4
favorable
66.9
similar
71.1
favorable
65.9
favorable
49.0
similar
68.1
% [Parents] Have a Particular Place for Child’s Dental Care 90.6
similar
85.5
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 87.1
similar
81.5
favorable
49.0
favorable
78.2
% Have Dental Insurance 73.4
favorable
65.6
favorable
68.3
 
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Health: Respiratory Diseases Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 47.7
unfavorable
39.3
similar
47.4
unfavorable
42.0
similar
48.8
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.7
favorable
16.8
similar
16.4
similar
15.3
favorable
20.6
% COPD (Lung Disease) 10.5
unfavorable
5.0
unfavorable
6.3
similar
8.6
similar
11.8
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 11.5
unfavorable
7.6
unfavorable
7.8
similar
9.4
similar
9.8
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 7.0
similar
7.1
similar
7.0
 
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Health: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Gonorrhea Incidence per 100,000 142.7
similar
141.0
unfavorable
65.5
unfavorable
107.5
Chlamydia Incidence per 100,000 524.1
similar
526.1
unfavorable
371.5
unfavorable
456.7
 
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Health: Substance Abuse Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 9.4
unfavorable
8.5
unfavorable
7.8
favorable
9.9
unfavorable
8.2
unfavorable
7.5
% Current Drinker 56.8
similar
57.2
similar
57.2
similar
56.5
similar
57.9
% Excessive Drinker (Heavy or Binge Drinking) 20.3
similar
23.2
similar
20.1
Drug-Induced Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.8
unfavorable
12.1
unfavorable
9.2
unfavorable
14.1
unfavorable
11.3
unfavorable
6.9
 
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Health: Tobacco Use Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Current Smoker 18.0
similar
18.0
similar
19.5
similar
14.9
unfavorable
12.0
favorable
25.9
% Someone Smokes at Home 15.5
similar
12.7
favorable
26.7
% [Non-Smokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 5.8
similar
6.3
similar
6.9
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 11.4
similar
9.7
favorable
29.0
% Use Smokeless Tobacco 2.8
unfavorable
1.1
similar
3.1
similar
4.0
unfavorable
0.3
similar
3.1
% Smoke Cigars, Pipes, or Hookahs 2.8
% Use Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) 6.8
% Agree That Outdoor Public Spaces Should be Tobacco Free 59.1
 
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Quality of Life: Community & Belonging Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
% Community is a "Fair/Poor" Place to Live 11.5
similar
11.4
% Community is a "Fair/Poor" Place to Raise a Family 11.6
similar
14.5
% Quality of Life in the Community Has Worsened Over Time 13.3
similar
16.1
% Not Familiar with Local Social Services 35.1
% Ease of Obtaining Social Services is “Fair/Poor” 28.4
similar
27.6
 
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Quality of Life: Economy, Housing & Transportation Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Population in Poverty (Percent) 13.2
favorable
14.1
unfavorable
12.4
favorable
15.4
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 31.7
similar
31.5
similar
30.4
favorable
34.2
Children Below 100% FPL (Percent) 20.1
similar
19.9
unfavorable
16.1
favorable
21.6
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 6.0
similar
5.8
unfavorable
4.4
unfavorable
5.4
unfavorable
5.1
% Financial Situation is “Fair/Poor” 25.0
unfavorable
18.3
% “Worse Off” Financially Than Last Year 17.4
unfavorable
11.5
% Availability of Affordable Housing is "Fair/Poor" 34.1
similar
30.4
% Homeless in the Past 2 Years 1.6
unfavorable
0.4
% Had to Live with a Friend/Relative in the Past 2 Years 10.6
similar
9.1
% Could Rely on Public Transportation if Necessary 54.0
similar
52.2
 
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Quality of Life: Education & Learning Quad Cities Area vs. IL vs. IA vs. US vs. HP2020 TREND
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 1.8
favorable
5.1
similar
1.8
favorable
4.8
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 10.0
favorable
12.7
unfavorable
9.0
favorable
14.0
% Have Access to the Internet for Personal Use 87.3
favorable
83.9
 
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