A new tool available at RocHealthData allows mapping of tract-level participation rates from the current census, either for our local region or for any location in the U.S. Data as of July 10th show many rural and urban tracts in our area have comparatively low participation rates.
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