Health Indicators (Key)

Favorable Similar Unfavorable
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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 Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Linguistically Isolated Population (Percent) 2.4
unfavorable
1.8
favorable
4.6
favorable
4.5
Population in Poverty (Percent) 13.3
similar
12.3
similar
14.0
similar
15.1
Population Below 200% FPL (Percent) 30.3
similar
29.6
similar
30.9
similar
33.6
Children Below 200% FPL (Percent) 41.2
similar
36.4
similar
40.1
similar
43.3
No High School Diploma (Age 25+, Percent) 9.5
similar
8.3
favorable
11.7
favorable
13.0
Unemployment Rate (Age 16+, Percent) 4.5
unfavorable
3.0
favorable
5.2
similar
4.5
% Socioeconomically At Risk 64.0
% Worry/Stress Over Rent/Mortgage in Past Year 31.6
similar
30.8
% Homeless in the Past 2 Years 3.2
% Low Health Literacy 22.0
similar
23.3
% 1+ Unhealthy Behaviors/3-4-50 Framework 78.9
% Experienced Ongoing Housing Issues in the Past Year 15.3
% Told That House Contains a Lead Hazard 3.0
% [Parents] Child Has Been Tested for Lead 56.6
% Ease of Obtaining Local Social Services Is "Fair/Poor" 22.1
 
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Overall Health Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Overall Health 19.3
unfavorable
13.9
similar
18.0
similar
18.1
 
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Access to Health Services Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 18-64] Lack Health Insurance 6.5
similar
7.8
favorable
10.7
favorable
13.7
unfavorable
0.0
% Difficulty Accessing Healthcare in Past Year (Composite) 43.6
similar
43.2
% Difficulty Finding Physician in Past Year 12.6
similar
13.4
% Difficulty Getting Appointment in Past Year 22.5
unfavorable
17.5
% Cost Prevented Physician Visit in Past Year 15.3
unfavorable
7.7
unfavorable
11.2
similar
15.4
% Transportation Hindered Dr Visit in Past Year 8.2
similar
8.3
% Inconvenient Hrs Prevented Dr Visit in Past Year 15.8
unfavorable
12.5
% Language/Culture Prevented Care in Past Year 2.3
similar
1.2
% Cost Prevented Getting Prescription in Past Year 14.5
similar
14.9
% Skipped Prescription Doses to Save Costs 16.1
similar
15.3
% [Parents] Cost of Medication Prevented Child’s Prescription 6.2
% Difficulty Getting Child's Healthcare in Past Year 5.1
similar
5.6
Primary Care Doctors per 100,000 72.4
unfavorable
84.0
unfavorable
96.9
unfavorable
87.8
% Have a Specific Source of Ongoing Care 75.8
similar
74.1
unfavorable
95.0
% Have a Particular Place for Medical Care 86.3
favorable
82.2
% Have Had Routine Checkup in Past Year 71.5
similar
71.6
similar
70.0
similar
68.3
% [Parents] Have a Particular Place for Child’s Medical Care 82.4
% Child Has Had Checkup in Past Year 80.9
similar
87.1
% Two or More ER Visits in Past Year 11.1
similar
9.3
% Rate Local Healthcare "Fair/Poor" 13.6
similar
16.2
% Outmigration for Health Services 28.1
% Ease of Obtaining Child Health Services Is "Fair/Poor" 17.1
% Ease of Obtaining Healthcare Services is "Fair/Poor" 14.1
 
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Cancer Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 172.2
similar
163.3
similar
166.7
similar
158.5
similar
161.4
Lung Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 44.1
similar
43.0
similar
43.6
similar
40.3
similar
45.5
Prostate Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 18.5
similar
19.2
similar
20.3
similar
19.0
favorable
21.8
Female Breast Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 20.3
similar
19.0
similar
21.5
similar
20.3
similar
20.7
Colorectal Cancer (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.8
similar
14.8
similar
15.2
similar
14.1
similar
14.5
Female Breast Cancer Incidence Rate 122.4
similar
122.8
similar
130.0
similar
123.5
Prostate Cancer Incidence Rate 121.6
similar
112.2
similar
119.4
similar
114.8
Lung Cancer Incidence Rate 68.9
similar
63.9
similar
66.8
similar
61.2
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rate 44.5
similar
45.4
similar
44.5
similar
39.8
Cervical Cancer Incidence Rate 9.9
unfavorable
6.7
unfavorable
7.7
unfavorable
7.6
% Cancer (Other Than Skin) 8.4
similar
7.1
similar
7.0
similar
7.1
% Skin Cancer 7.2
similar
5.6
unfavorable
5.0
similar
8.5
% [Women 50-74] Mammogram in Past 2 Years 86.0
favorable
77.6
favorable
78.0
favorable
77.0
favorable
81.1
% [Women 21-65] Pap Smear in Past 3 Years 77.1
unfavorable
81.6
unfavorable
83.8
similar
73.5
unfavorable
93.0
% [Age 50-75] Colorectal Cancer Screening 77.8
favorable
68.6
favorable
63.5
similar
76.4
favorable
70.5
 
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Dementias, Including Alzheimer's Disease Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Alzheimer's Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 24.9
favorable
30.3
similar
23.9
similar
28.4
 
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Diabetes Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Diabetes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 22.1
similar
24.4
similar
18.9
similar
21.1
similar
20.5
% Diabetes/High Blood Sugar 14.5
unfavorable
9.3
unfavorable
10.4
similar
13.3
% Borderline/Pre-Diabetes 8.1
similar
9.5
% [Non-Diabetes] Blood Sugar Tested in Past 3 Years 50.5
similar
50.0
 
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Heart Disease & Stroke Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Diseases of the Heart (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 164.8
similar
160.3
similar
169.0
similar
167.0
similar
156.9
Stroke (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 33.8
similar
33.2
similar
37.9
similar
37.1
similar
34.8
% Heart Disease (Heart Attack, Angina, Coronary Disease) 7.5
similar
8.0
% Stroke 3.1
similar
3.1
similar
3.1
similar
4.7
% Told Have High Blood Pressure (Ever) 36.7
unfavorable
30.6
unfavorable
30.8
similar
37.0
unfavorable
26.9
% [HBP] Taking Action to Control High Blood Pressure 91.1
similar
93.8
% Told Have High Cholesterol (Ever) 33.3
similar
36.2
unfavorable
13.5
% [HBC] Taking Action to Control High Blood Cholesterol 81.9
unfavorable
87.3
% 1+ Cardiovascular Risk Factor 87.1
similar
87.2
 
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HIV Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
HIV Prevalence Rate 147.4
unfavorable
75.9
favorable
322.9
favorable
353.2
 
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Immunization & Infectious Diseases Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% [Age 65+] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 78.3
favorable
67.0
favorable
56.4
similar
76.8
favorable
70.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Flu Vaccine in Past Year 53.5
similar
55.7
unfavorable
70.0
% [Age 65+] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 80.4
similar
76.4
favorable
69.6
similar
82.7
unfavorable
90.0
% [High-Risk 18-64] Pneumonia Vaccine Ever 45.4
similar
39.9
unfavorable
60.0
 
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Infant Health & Family Planning Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
No Prenatal Care in First Trimester (Percent) 22.9
similar
19.9
similar
24.1
similar
22.1
% [Women <50] Ease of Obtaining Prenatal/Postnatal Care Is "F/P" 10.1
Low Birthweight Births (Percent) 7.3
similar
6.7
similar
8.3
similar
8.1
similar
7.8
Births to Teenagers Under Age 20 (Percent) 6.7
unfavorable
4.9
unfavorable
5.6
similar
5.8
% [Parents] Would Want All Vaccinations for a Newborn 83.6
Infant Death Rate 4.3
favorable
5.1
favorable
6.4
favorable
5.9
favorable
6.0
 
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Injury & Violence Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Injury (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 39.1
similar
43.3
similar
37.1
similar
43.7
similar
36.4
Motor Vehicle Crashes (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 8.6
favorable
10.9
similar
8.1
favorable
11.0
favorable
12.4
[65+] Falls (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 82.0
similar
89.7
unfavorable
47.1
unfavorable
60.6
unfavorable
47.0
% [Age 45+] Injured as the Result of a Fall in the Past Year 14.9
unfavorable
10.0
Firearm-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 7.5
similar
8.2
favorable
10.1
favorable
11.1
favorable
9.3
Homicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 3.2
unfavorable
2.2
favorable
6.8
favorable
5.6
favorable
5.5
Violent Crime Rate 412.8
unfavorable
270.6
similar
397.0
similar
379.7
% Victim of Violent Local Crime in the Past 3 Years 3.0
% Victim of Domestic Violence (Ever) 23.6
unfavorable
14.2
% Victim of Neglect or Abuse While Growing Up 19.5
 
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Kidney Disease Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Kidney Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 13.7
unfavorable
8.0
favorable
17.2
similar
13.2
% Kidney Disease 3.6
unfavorable
2.1
similar
3.7
similar
3.8
 
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Mental Health Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% "Fair/Poor" Mental Health 17.3
unfavorable
13.0
% Diagnosed Depression 23.6
unfavorable
14.8
unfavorable
16.5
similar
21.6
% Symptoms of Chronic Depression (2+ Years) 34.7
similar
31.4
% Typical Day Is "Extremely/Very" Stressful 16.0
similar
13.4
Suicide (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 15.4
similar
13.8
unfavorable
10.5
unfavorable
13.0
unfavorable
10.2
% Taking Rx/Receiving Mental Health Trtmt 18.1
unfavorable
13.9
% Have Ever Sought Help for Mental Health 34.3
similar
30.8
% [Those With Diagnosed Depression] Seeking Help 90.8
similar
87.1
% Unable to Get Mental Health Svcs in Past Yr 9.1
similar
6.8
% [Children <18] Mental Health is “Fair/Poor” 10.1
% [Children <18] Needed Mental Health Svcs/Past Year 16.6
% [Parents] Child Rec’d Mental Health Svcs in the Past Year 12.4
% Ease of Obtaining Mental Health Services is "Fair/Poor" 34.3
 
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Nutrition, Physical Activity & Weight Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% Food Insecure 23.9
favorable
27.9
% Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 28.2
unfavorable
33.5
% [Children 2-17] Eat 5+ Servings of Fruit or Vegetables per Day 50.0
Population With Low Food Access (Percent) 12.9
favorable
21.4
favorable
19.4
favorable
22.4
% No Leisure-Time Physical Activity 20.2
similar
22.7
favorable
23.9
favorable
26.2
favorable
32.6
% Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines 22.7
favorable
19.4
similar
21.3
similar
22.8
favorable
20.1
% Child [Age 2-17] Physically Active 1+ Hours per Day 44.4
similar
50.5
Recreation/Fitness Facilities per 100,000 11.5
similar
11.5
similar
10.7
similar
10.5
% Use a Local Trail for Exercise at Least Weekly 38.6
% Overweight (BMI 25+) 72.9
unfavorable
68.7
unfavorable
65.0
unfavorable
67.8
% Healthy Weight (BMI 18.5-24.9) 25.3
unfavorable
30.3
unfavorable
33.9
% Obese (BMI 30+) 38.8
unfavorable
32.0
unfavorable
31.6
unfavorable
32.8
unfavorable
30.5
% Medical Advice on Weight in Past Year 25.5
similar
24.2
% [Overweights] Counseled About Weight in Past Year 30.2
similar
29.0
% Child [Age 5-17] Healthy Weight 59.1
similar
58.4
% Children [Age 5-17] Overweight (85th Percentile) 29.3
similar
33.0
% Children [Age 5-17] Obese (95th Percentile) 24.1
similar
20.4
unfavorable
14.5
% [Child 5-17] Rec'd Professional Advice About Child’s Weight 7.2
 
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Oral Health Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% Have Dental Insurance 72.9
favorable
59.9
% Have a Particular Place for Dental Care 75.1
% [Age 18+] Dental Visit in Past Year 68.0
unfavorable
71.4
similar
65.5
favorable
59.7
favorable
49.0
% [Children 2-17] Have a Particular Place for Child’s Dental Care 81.2
% Child [Age 2-17] Dental Visit in Past Year 80.2
similar
87.0
favorable
49.0
% Ease of Obtaining Dental Care Is "Fair/Poor" 15.4
 
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Respiratory Diseases Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
CLRD (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 47.0
similar
48.5
unfavorable
38.5
similar
40.9
Pneumonia/Influenza (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 14.4
similar
13.2
similar
15.7
similar
14.6
% [Adult] Currently Has Asthma 11.3
unfavorable
7.8
favorable
14.2
similar
11.8
% [Child 0-17] Currently Has Asthma 6.5
similar
9.3
% COPD (Lung Disease) 10.1
unfavorable
5.4
unfavorable
6.2
similar
8.6
 
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Chlamydia Incidence Rate 495.5
unfavorable
382.0
similar
515.6
similar
456.1
Gonorrhea Incidence Rate 57.2
similar
53.1
favorable
124.0
favorable
110.7
 
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Substance Abuse Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
Unintentional Drug-Related Deaths (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 9.5
unfavorable
7.8
favorable
13.4
favorable
14.3
favorable
11.3
Cirrhosis/Liver Disease (Age-Adjusted Death Rate) 11.9
unfavorable
9.1
unfavorable
9.1
similar
10.6
unfavorable
8.2
% Current Drinker 62.0
similar
59.2
unfavorable
58.4
unfavorable
55.0
% Binge Drinker (Single Occasion - 5+ Drinks Men, 4+ Women) 20.3
similar
20.0
favorable
24.4
% Excessive Drinker 23.4
similar
22.5
similar
25.4
% Illicit Drug Use in Past Month 3.3
similar
2.5
favorable
7.1
% Life Negatively Affected by Substance Abuse 37.2
similar
37.3
% Ease of Obtaining Substance Abuse Svcs is "Fair/Poor" 26.1
 
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Tobacco Use Total Area vs. IA vs. IL vs. US vs. HP2020
% Current Smoker 19.8
unfavorable
16.7
unfavorable
15.8
unfavorable
11.0
unfavorable
12.0
% Someone Smokes at Home 16.4
unfavorable
10.7
% [Nonsmokers] Someone Smokes in the Home 6.1
unfavorable
4.0
% [Household With Children] Someone Smokes in the Home 18.8
unfavorable
7.2
% Currently Use Vaping Products 7.0
unfavorable
4.3
unfavorable
4.3
unfavorable
3.8
% Use Cigars, Pipes, or Hookahs 9.4
 
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