The Back-to-School season is one of excitement and anticipation. However, within Monroe County, academic disparities exist.
The percentage of diabetic patients who have their diabetes under control (HbA1c values <8.0% ) in our region is 74.4%, according to data from the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). County-level diabetes control rates for women are quite variable, … Continued
The percentage of hypertensive patients having their blood pressure under control (lower than 140/90) in our region is 66.4%, according to data from the Rochester Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO). County-level control rates for men in the region are quite variable, ranging from 58.0% to 80.6%.
Despite the recent declines, the teen pregnancy rates in many City of Rochester zip codes are still more than two times higher than the rate in NYS as a whole (30/1000). These maps show the improvement in the teen pregnancy rates by zip code, but also show significant disparities remain within Monroe County.