The Monroe County Department of Health reports that the proportion of students who reported feeling sad/hopeless every day for at least two weeks in a row showed an overall increase from 21% in 2007 to 32% in 2019.
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%.
Common Ground Health has recently released its Health Equity Chartbook for 2018. The Chartbook illustrates how health inequity is a pervasive and deep problem across the Finger Lakes region. Many residents struggle to stay healthy and manage illness because … Continued