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Cancer Incidence in 2001 for Ohio by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
This table displays the cancer incidence (that is, new cancer diagnoses) for residents of Ohio in 2001. The table provides cancer incidence for specific types of cancer and all-cause (Total All Types) cancer incidence. The columns display 1) the CASE COUNT or number of cases, 2) AGE-ADJUSTED average annual rates per 100,000 population, and 3) CRUDE average annual rates per 100,000. Rates are NOT gender-specific. You can see that the most common cancer per 100,000 are 1) prostate cancer among men, 2) lunch and bronchus (or windpipe). 3) Breast cancer among females, 4) colon & rectum cancer, and 5) bladder cancer. You can obtain a single sheet copy of these from another link in the CANCER section of ClevelandHealth.info. Also, you can compare these Ohio rates to those in Cuyahoga County by going to link to Cancer Incidence in 2001 for Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: Statistics, Cancer, State
lungca-Cleve-thumb by db — last modified 2007-07-27
Cancer Incidence in 2001 for Cuyahoga County by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
This table displays the cancer incidence (that is, new cancer diagnoses) for residents of Cuyahoga County in 2001. The table provides cancer incidence for specific types of cancer and all-cause (Total All Types) cancer incidence. The columns display 1) the CASE COUNT or number of cases, 2) AGE-ADJUSTED average annual rates per 100,000 population, and 3) CRUDE average annual rates per 100,000. Rates are NOT gender-specific. You can see that the most common cancer per 100,000 are 1) prostate cancer among men, 2) lunch and bronchus (or windpipe). 3) Breast cancer among females, 4) colon & rectum cancer, and 5) bladder cancer. You can obtain a single sheet copy of these from another link in the CANCER section of ClevelandHealth.info. Also, you can compare these Cuyahoga County rates to those across Ohio by going to link to Cancer Incidence in 2001 for Ohio.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Cancer
Cancer Death Rates 1994-98 for Cleveland Neighborhoods by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Published by the Center for Community Solutions in February 2002, this chart shows the all-cause cancer death rates per 100,000 population for the Cleveland neighborhoods (also called Statistical Planning Areas.) These rates were averaged over the 5 years of data collected. Rates per 100,000 allow for comparison to state and national rates. Go to the following site for more information: http://www.communitysolutions.com/images/upload/resources/Mt_Pleasant_SPA.pdf
Keywords: Maps, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Cancer
Heart Disease and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease in Cuyahoga and Cleveland, 1999-2002 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Maps showing the burden of these two leading causes of death.
Keywords: County, Maps, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal
United States Cancer Statistics by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Generate custom tables, charts and reports on cancer incidence and moratlity (death rates due to cancer) using a web-based dashboard from the CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Keywords: Statistics, Cancer, Nation, Maps, Data Sources
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Project in Ohio, March 1994-March 2006 by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Ohio statistics on breast and cervical cancer
Keywords: Statistics, Cancer, County, Disparity, Women's health
Life Expectancy and Vital Statistics - National and International links by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The Administration on Aging publishes an Adobe .pdf booklet with links to vital statistics, life expectancy statistics and calculators on a national and international level. Some of the internal links may be out of date, as this article dates back to 2003.
Keywords: Statistics, Nation, Life Expectancy
Prevalence of Risk Factors for Heart Disease and Stroke in the US and Ohio. by jdc10 — last modified 2007-12-07
Souce: BRFSS, 2004. (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System)
Keywords: Nutrition, Statistics, Tobacco, Nation, State, Physical Activity, Obesity, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Lung and bronchus cancer incidence in Cuyahoga County municipalities and Cleveland neighborhoods, 1998-2002 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Maps illustrating the average annual incidence rate per 100,000 of new lung and bronchus cancer.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Cancer
State Cancer Profles - Interactive data access from the CDC by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control have created an interactive web resource that allows users to analyze cancer incidence and prevalence major cancer groups. Incidence and cancer death data for Ohio by cancer type, by race, gender and age group are available, along with charts, tables and maps. Trends can be investigated for all cancer types, comparing Cuyahoga to Ohio.
Keywords: Leading Causes of Death, Cancer, Nation, County, Disparity, Featured Item
ODH releases report summarizing lung and bronchus (windpipe) cancer in Ohio by jdc10 — last modified 2007-07-17
OCISS, Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System of ODH released a summary of the incidence (new cases) and mortality of lunch and bronchus cancer in Ohio for 1999-2003.
Leading Causes of Death in Cleveland, 2002 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This report by the Cleveland Department of Public Health presents the leading causes of death during 1997-2000 and 2002.
Keywords: Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Cancer
Consumer's Guide to Quality Health Care in Ohio - Ohio Hospital Association by jdc10 — last modified 2007-11-30
Use this portal of links created by the Ohio Hospital Association to seach for information on quality of care, outcomes, hospital accreditation, staffing, and other measures. Information on nursing homes and hospital affiliated clinics, offices and labs can also be searched.
Keywords: County, Municipal, Health Care Providers, Health Insurance, Access to Health Care, Data Sources, Services, Access to Health Care, Healthcare Quality
EPA Study Finds Keys to Success for Asthma Programs: Asthma Health Outcomes Project by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
News item from the EPA noting international success in outreach, education and research in addressing environmental factors that trigger asthma symptoms.
Keywords: Health Education, Asthma
Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the Greater Cleveland Area - 2000-2007 by db — last modified 2009-03-18
2000-2007 statistics of the number of people living with HIV (only) or AIDS in the Greater Cleveland Area, including all of Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: County, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Municipal
Leading Causes of Death for Cleveland, 2002 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The percent of deaths during 2002 and 1997-2002 due to the leading causes of death including heart disease, types of cancer, diabetes and accidents for Cleveland.
Keywords: Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Cancer
Cause of Death - Preliminary National Results for 2003 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The National Center for Health Statistics (CDC) publishes "National Vital Statistics Reports". The issue presents preliminary US data on deaths, death rates, life expectancy, leading causes of death and infant mortality for 2003, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.
Keywords: Nation, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death
SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by db — last modified 2007-10-21
The Ohio Department of Health links to general information, statistics and laws related to SIDS. Also includes reporting forms for providers.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, General Information, Data Sources, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Pregnancy, Parents, Children
heartdx-clrd-thumb by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
CDPH and CCBH production
Keywords: County, Maps, Leading Causes of Death
Leading Causes of Death, 1999-2002 for Cleveland, Ring Municipalities, and Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Joint report of CDPH and CCBH: Percent of deaths by cause
Keywords: Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Cancer, County, Stroke, HIV/AIDS, Asthma, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Sleep Related Deaths in Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-10-21
"Protecting Our Future", is a campaign of the Child Fatality Review Committee of the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office that publishes annual reports on sleep-related deaths, including SIDS, for the county.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Infant Mortality, County, Disparity, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Pregnancy, Parents
Ohio and Cuyahoga Immunization Rate for Children, 2000-2006 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Successful completion rate of the 4:3:1:3:3:1 series of immunizations is discussed here. Data up to 2006 are currently reported by the CDC National Immunization Survey (NIS) and ODH.
Keywords: County, State, Statistics, Immunizations, Children
Flu Shots among Elders in Cuyahoga County, 2005 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2005, 68.6% (60.7-75.2) Cuyahoga County residents age 65 and older received a flu shot in the year indicated. Additional analyses by gender, race, age groups, income and education are available in the linked BRFSS site.
Keywords: County, Seniors, Statistics, Immunizations
Cleveland and Philadelphia Selected by CDC for HIV Testing Campaign by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
"Take Charge, Take the Test" targets African American women age 18-34.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Unmet Dental Health Care Needs in Some Cuyahoga County Grade School Children by db — last modified 2007-09-24
A pilot study by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health showed that, among nine schools, 30% of 3rd grade children that received dental screening had obvious dental needs.
Keywords: Access to Health Care, County, Dental, Children
HIV, AIDS and STDs among older persons by db — last modified 2007-09-24
General information and links on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted disease among older citizens (50 and over)
Keywords: Seniors, STD, Statistics, Safe Sex, HIV/AIDS
Diabetes in Cuyahoga County (BRFSS, 2004 & 2005) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2005, 7.6% (5.7-9.6) and in 2004, 9.1% (5.2-13.1) of Cuyahoga County residents surveyed were diagnosed with diabetes. Inspect this BRFSS report for more details.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Diabetes
Persons Without Health Insurance: 1998 & 2001 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This report by the Center for Community Solutions details national, regional (county level) and local statistics on the percentage of children and adults without health insurance. (Part of the Social Indicators series)
Keywords: Health Insurance, Nation, Access to Health Care, County, Disparity, Children, Municipal
West Nile Virus (WNV) Surveillance in Ohio by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Ohio Department of Health officials track WNV in animals, arthropods (mosquitoes) and humans. The Surveillance site discusses surveillance of WNV among birds and horses, while Fact Sheets and updates are also available.
Keywords: Statistics
Take Charge. Take the Test - HIV Testing Campaign of the CDC by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Diabetes in Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties (BRFSS, 2004) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Compare the prevalence of diabetes among adults in Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Diabetes
Diabetes in Ohio (BRFSS, 2004 & 2005) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2004 and 2005, 7.8% (6.6-9.0) and 6.7% (5.7-7.7) of Ohioans were diagnosed with diabetes, respectively. Their confidence intervals overlap and we conclude that these two levels are not significantly different. Further data by gender, age groups, race, income and education are available through this linked BRFSS site.
Keywords: Statistics, Diabetes
Women and HIV/AIDS - Kaiser Family Foundation report by db — last modified 2007-09-24
July 2007 fact sheet from the Henry J Kaiser Foundation details national statistics, trends, access to health care, health insurance and testing associated with HIV/AIDS among women in the US.
Keywords: Statistics, Access to Health Care, Women's health, HIV/AIDS, Health Insurance
Ohio Department of Health HIV and AIDS Reports by db — last modified 2007-09-24
ODH produces annual and bi-annual reports on the prevalence (current numbers of people with HIV or HIV/AIDS) and the exposure risk (self-reported risk of transmission when HIV was acquired.) Detailed reports are provided on the epidemic statewide and by county.
Keywords: County, Statistics, HIV/AIDS
Ohio Improves Slightly in Health Care Quality Measures by db — last modified 2008-08-10
Ohio's health care measured low-average against the US in 2005, but improved slightly since since the previous year, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Keywords: Mental Health, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Cancer, Health Care Providers, State, Health Insurance, Disparity, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Nation, Heart Disease, Access to Health Care, Diabetes, Healthcare Quality, Suicide
Trends in HIV-Related Risk Behaviors Among High School Students --- United States, 1991--2005 by db — last modified 2008-08-11
An August 2006 MMWR Weekly report from the CDC discusses statistics in risky sexual behaviors among high students that put them at risk of being infected with the HIV virus.
Keywords: Disparity, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Nation, Teens
Fish consumption advisory for expectant, pregnant and nursing mothers and young children - Ohio EPA by db — last modified 2007-10-21
Ohio EPA has published an easily read guide warning vulnerable populations from eating specific ocean, lake and stream fish. Details on eating canned light (albacore) tuna and tuna steaks are detailed. Last updated for 2007.
Keywords: Environment, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Food Safety, Cancer
CDC new guidelines recommend HIV testing for all persons age 13 to 64 by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The CDC recommends to health care providers that HIV testing be added as a routine part of testing and evaluation for anyone 13-64 years of age.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System (OCISS), by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Cancer incidence case information for all Ohio residents is collected and analyzed by the Ohio Department of Health. All health care providers in Ohio are required by law to report all cancers diagnosed and/or treated in Ohio to ODH. This site provides links to reports, fact sheet, an interactive database and newsletters.
Keywords: Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Cancer, County, Data Sources
Hepatitis - General Information by db — last modified 2008-01-23
Information on hepatitis types A, B, C, D and E provided by the CDC and other leading national sources is presented here.
Keywords: General Information, Statistics, Liver Disease
Hepatitis B Among Asian and Pacific Islanders by db — last modified 2008-01-23
Asian and Pacific Island Americans represent more than half of the 1.3-1.5 million known hepatitis B carriers.
Keywords: Health Education, Liver Disease
Lead Rally Poster, 2006 by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: County, Environment, Children, Lead Poisoning, Municipal
US HIV/AIDS Surveillance Summary and Link to Reports by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Tabular and graphic information about U.S. AIDS and HIV case reports, including data by state, metropolitan statistical area, mode of exposure, sex, race/ethnicity, age group, vital status, and case definition category
Keywords: State, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, MSA, Nation
More Cuyahoga County Teens Reported As HIV-Positive by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: HIV/AIDS
Latinos and HIV/AIDS - Kaiser Family Foundation report by db — last modified 2007-09-24
July 2007 fact sheet from the Henry J Kaiser Foundation details national statistics, trends, access to health care, health insurance and testing associated with HIV/AIDS among Latino/Hispanic Americans.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Statistics
Ohio EPA Monitoring of Sport Fish Tissue for Contaminants by DB — last modified 2007-09-24
Since 1977, the Ohio EPA and other agencies have been monitoring contaminants in fish tissues taken from sport fish throughout Ohio. Ohio EPA analyzes the fish samples, reviews the data and issues fish consumption risk assessment evaluations.
Keywords: Environment, Food Safety
Weekly Lake Erie Beach Monitoring - ODH by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Select the Lake Erie beach from this ODH web page, or call the toll free information line, 866-OHIO BCH (866-644-6224), to find out which beaches are posted as ones to avoid due to unsafe E.coli levels.
Keywords: Environment, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps
HIV and Hepatitis C co-infections by jdc10 — last modified 2008-01-23
Peer-reviewed journal, The Lancet Infectious Diseases issue of July 2004 covers the inpact of HIV/AIDS globally. This issue one article on HIV and hepatitis C co-infections.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Statistics, Liver Disease
Black Americans and HIV/AIDS - Kaiser Family Foundation report by db — last modified 2007-09-24
December 2006 fact sheet from the Henry J Kaiser Foundation details national statistics, trends, access to health care, health insurance and testing associated with HIV/AIDS among Black Americans.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Statistics
EPA Lead Page by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The Environmental Protection Agency lead information center.
Keywords: Nation, Statistics, Lead Poisoning
Infant Mortality in Cleveland - table by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This table displays various measures of infant mortality in Cleveland and its neighborhoods (SPAs), comparing mortality rates per 1.000 live births for 2000-2002 to 1996-1999. Click the title above to view the entire table.
Keywords: Statistics, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal
Greater Cleveland’s Plan to Eliminate Childhood Lead Poisoning by 2010 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Local Health Departments, agencies and community groups in Cuyahoga County are actively working together to address lead poisoning through the Greater Cleveland Lead Advisory Council. Here are the steering plans through 2007 and beyond.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, County, Maps, Children
MMWR-nonfatal injuries among US elderly by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: Seniors, Injury and Violence, Nation
Lead Poisoning Prevalence Statistics by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This is a recommended site for statistics on lead poisoning for Cleveland neighborhoods, county, state and national data. Prevalence statistics were gathered by Environmental Health Watch.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, Nation, County, Maps, Data Sources, Children
"Protecting Our Future" - Child fatality reports for Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Detailed annual reports published by the Child Fatality Review Committee of the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office are among the best data resources on infant and child mortality available SIDS and sleep-related deaths are covered in detail. Data for 2000-2005 are available here.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Women's health, Disparity, Infant Mortality, County, Maps, Data Sources, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Teens, Parents, Injury and Violence, Poverty, Children, Pregnancy
Infant Mortality Rate by Cleveland Neighborhood, 1995-97 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
A table of average annual infant mortality rates across neighborhoods in Cleveland for 1995-1997 are presented. Source: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health
Half of Cleveland families are headed by single mothers by db — last modified 2007-10-21
2000 US Census figures show that 49.9% of Cleveland families are headed by females who have at least one child under 18 years of age.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Nation, County, Disparity, Poverty, Pregnancy, Maternal Infant and Child Health
Nonfatal Medically Attended Fall Injuries Among the Elderly, US 2001-2003 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
CDC report on nonfatal falls in the US, 2001-2003, among the elderly where a medical professional was involved.
Keywords: Seniors, Injury and Violence, Statistics, Nation
Lead Poisoning Fact Sheet by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This fact sheet from the National Safety Council lists the many sources of lead in products, consumables and the environment, articles and product alerts.
Keywords: Environment, Lead Poisoning
Mercury in consumer goods and waste stream - Ohio DNR by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Ohio Department of Natural Resources has a fact sheet on mercury in household goods and products. Safe use and proper disposal of these items, and other informative links, can be found here.
Keywords: Environment, Food Safety
Childhood lead screening results in Cleveland, 1996-2003 by db — last modified 2008-08-11
The Cleveland Department of Public Health has screened over 73,000 children for lead poisoning. Here is a site with a single sheet summary of lead screening trends results in Cleveland infants and children.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, Environment, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Teens, Children
Ohio EPA Fish Advisory Table (2007): Locations, fish species and comsumption limits by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio EPA presents an easy to use table where you can find the body of water (laker, stream, creek, river) or county and and the fish under advisement for consumption. Review this before you go fishing!
Keywords: County, Environment, Food Safety, Maps
Lead poisoning summary page at NeighborhoodLink by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
NeighborhoodLink has a page that summarizes lead poisoning prevention and local contact information. Very readable and useful to parents seeking phone numbers.
Keywords: Environment, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, County, Parents, Services, Children
Infant Mortality Rate by Cleveland Neighborhood, 1998-2000 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
A table of average annual infant mortality rates across neighborhoods in Cleveland for 1998-2000 are presented. Source: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Keywords: Statistics, Infant Mortality, Municipal
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program - Cuyahoga Co. Board of Health by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Lead-related information for county residents on lead poisoning, childhood screening, home testing and remediation, with links to other reources.
Keywords: County, Environment, Services, General Information, Lead Poisoning
2007 Ohio Sport Fish Consumption Advisories by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Here you will find information on fish consumption advisories issued by the Ohio Department of Health for sport fish caught in Ohio waters. The Department of Health, in cooperation with Ohio EPA and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, issues this advice under Ohio law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3701). last updated February 28, 2007.
Keywords: County, Environment, State, Food Safety, Maps
Definition of Infant Mortality and Recent National Trends by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: Statistics, Nation, Infant Mortality
Childhood Lead Poisoning Screening Results for Ohio Cities, 2004 by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio Department of Health posts a report on lead poisoning screening in children under age 6 (72 months) for major Ohio cities. In 2004, 11.1% of 15,410 Cleveland children 0-72 months of age showed an elevated level of lead in blood testing.
Keywords: Children, Lead Poisoning, County, Environment, Municipal, State, Statistics
Childhood Obesity Survey of Health Care Professionals in Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-12-07
The Cuyahoga County Board of Health interviewed health professionals on childhood obesity. 216 health care professionals that cared for patients age 3-18 report on their observations concerning obesity in these patients, barriers to treatment and lack of adequate training to treat these young obese patients.
Keywords: Nutrition, Statistics, Health Care Providers, Physical Activity, County, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Obesity, Local, Children, Diabetes
Medicaid Enrollment Reports by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Reports on state and county Medicaid data on the total of children enrolled in Medicaid by county, in addition to enrollment broken down by age, category and delivery structure. This report is published by Voices for Children of Greater Cleveland using data from the Ohio Dept. of Jobs and Family Services Office of Ohio Health Plans and the Ohio Family Health Survey.
Keywords: Statistics, State, Health Insurance, County, Data Sources, Poverty, Medicaid, Children
Needs Assessment of Ohio’s Maternal and Child Health Population by db — last modified 2007-12-08
This remarkable and thorough report provides numerous maps, tables, statistics at the state and local level. See the list of keywords for topics, including mortality, morbidity, infectious disease, adequate numbers of providers, and children with special health care needs (CSHCN). Statistics range from 1994-2004.
Keywords: Immunizations, Oral Health, County, Substance Abuse, Health Insurance, Mental Health, Statistics, Asthma, Disparity, Children, Maps, State, Medicaid, Nutrition, Infant Mortality, Dental, Poverty, Access to Health Care, Respiratory Diseases, Diabetes, Tobacco, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Obesity
Cleveland Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Information on lead poisoning facts, child screening, home inspections, general links and statistics of chilhood lead poisoning in Cleveland can be found here. The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is a unit of the Cleveland Department of Public Health.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, Environment, Services, Health Education, Children
Feelings of African American Perinatal Women - Report by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report published by Cleveland Healthy Family/Healthy Start (now called Moms First) explores depression among African American mothers, its level in the community, lack of awareness in the community and among health care workers, and the need for services and referrals for treatment. Also see the Cleveland Regional Perinatal Network for more information.
Keywords: Mental Health, Statistics, Poverty, Municipal, Women's health, Health Insurance, County, Disparity, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Medicaid, Access to Health Care
Childhood Lead Poisoning Screening Results for Ohio Counties, 2004 by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio Department of Health posts a report on lead poisoning screening in children under age 6 (72 months) for Ohio counties. In 2004, 8.6% of 23,102 Cuyahoga children 0-72 months of age showed an elevated level of lead in blood testing.
Keywords: Children, Lead Poisoning, County, Environment, Municipal, State, Statistics
Aim for a Healthy Weight - Information for Patients and The Public by db — last modified 2007-12-07
The NHLBI guidelines provide you with a new approach for the measurement of overweight and obesity and a set of steps for safe and effective weight loss.
Keywords: Nutrition, Arthritis, Physical Activity, General Information, Parents, Health Education, Obesity, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Guidelines on Overweight and Obesity: Electronic Textbook by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
Topics addressed include the health risks associated with overweight and obesity, as well as the assessment, treatment, and management of overweight and obese patients.
Keywords: Arthritis, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Obesity, Health Care Providers, Stroke
PeriStats - Online interactive database on perinatal statistics from the March of Dimes by db — last modified 2007-10-21
National, state and local (city, county) statistics on infant mortality, maternal health behavior, causes of infant death can be found here. Tables and charts can be generated easily, as can literature searches on related topics. This link will take you to Quick Facts for Ohio.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Municipal, Lead Poisoning, State, Nation, County, Disparity, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Children
Neonatal Mortality Chart by db — last modified 2007-09-24
A visual chart with neonatal mortality rates for Cleveland, Inner/Outer ring municipalities, Cuyahoga County, Ohio and the US for 1995-1997 and 1998-2000. Healthy People 2000 and 2010 targets are noted. From Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Keywords: County, Statistics, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal
Infant Mortality by Cleveland Ward 1997-2002 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This table presents the average annual infant mortality rate (IMR) per 1,000 live births for Cleveland wards 1-21 from the years 1997-2002.
Keywords: Statistics, Ward, Infant Mortality, Municipal
Infant Mortality Rate by Cuyahoga Municipality, 1998-2000 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
A table of average annual infant mortality rates across municipalities in Cuyahoga County for 1998-2000 are presented. Source: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Keywords: County, Statistics, Infant Mortality, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Municipal
Moms First of Greater Cleveland - CDPH by jdc10 — last modified 2010-02-26
Moms First strives to reduce racial disparities in maternal/child health, provide access to pre- and post-natal care, and address perinatal depression within the City of Cleveland. They provide outreach services to high-risk pregnant and postpartum women and teens in Cleveland.
Keywords: Children, County, Family Planning, Health Education, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Municipal, Services
Help Me Grow of Cuyahoga County by jdc10 — last modified 2007-10-21
Help Me Grow assists expectant and new mothers with prenatal home visits, education, child development and disability issues and other services throughout Cuyahoga County. They are active in a Safe Sleep campaign to reduce infant mortality.
Keywords: Children, County, Family Planning, Health Education, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Municipal, Services
Huffing in Ohio vs US - Inhalant Use Among Teens by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Ohio vs. United States 2003: In Ohio, 11% of high school students surveyed in 2003 used toxic inhalants to get high.
Keywords: Statistics, Drugs, Substance Abuse, State, Teens, Nation, Children
Huffing in Ohio - Inhalant Use among Teens by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Use of toxic inhalants to get high was reported at similar levels in Ohio and the US, according to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). Ninth graders were most at-risk.
Keywords: Teens, State, Statistics, Substance Abuse, Nation
Infant Mortality Rate by Cuyahoga Municipality, 1995-97 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
A table of average annual infant mortality rates across municipalities in Cuyahoga County for 1995-1997 are presented. Source: Cuyahoga County Board of Health
Keywords: County, Statistics, Infant Mortality, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Municipal
Obesity among first ring high school students in Cuyahoga County, 2005 by db — last modified 2008-08-11
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey performed by the Division of Adolescent Health of Case Western Reserve University is a remarkable source for information on Cuyahoga County youth.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Physical Activity, County, Disparity, Physical Activity, Teens, Teens
CDC Overweight & Obesity Fact Sheet - Children & Adolescents by jdc10 — last modified 2008-08-11
Discusses the increasing prevalence of obesity in the US for children and adolescents during 1999-2002
Keywords: Statistics, Physical Activity, Teens, State, Physical Activity, Obesity, Nation, Children
Teen Obesity in Ohio - By gender by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Were male or female Ohio high school students fatter? Check these findings from the 2003 YRBS on overweight high school students in Ohio, analyzed by gender.
Keywords: Statistics, Nation, State, Physical Activity, Obesity, Teens
Are twelfth graders at greater risk of becoming fatter? by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Significantly more twelfth (15.6%) grade students than tenth (7.3%) and ninth (5%) grade students had been physically inactive in the week prior to completing the survey. Also, fewer twelfth graders attend weekly or daily physical education classes. For more details, see pages 65-70 on Physical Activity in the report.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, Physical Activity, County, Physical Activity, Obesity, Teens
Infant and Neonatal Mortality, by State 2002 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
A table of infant and neonatal mortality rates, by race of the mother and state for 2002, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System (2004).
Keywords: Statistics, State, Infant Mortality, Maternal Infant and Child Health
Overweight/obesity among adults in Cuyahoga (BRFSS) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Overweight and Obesity levels among adults in Cuyahoga surveyed in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) by the CDC.
Keywords: County, Obesity, Statistics
PRAMS: Pregnancy Risk Monitoring System by db — last modified 2007-10-21
The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS is a population-based survey that asks about maternal behaviors and experiences before, during, and after a woman’s pregnancy and during the early infancy of her child. PRAMS was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 1987. Ohio has participated in PRAMS since April 1999.
Keywords: Health Insurance, Nutrition, Statistics, Alcohol, Tobacco, Women's health, Drugs, State, Access to Health Care, County, Disparity, Family Planning, Pregnancy, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Substance Abuse, Children, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Local suicide statistics from the Center for Community Solutions Health of Children and Families Report by db — last modified 2008-08-10
Go to section 22 in this report written by the Center for Community Solutions. This report on the Health of Children and Families, part of their Social Indicators 2003 guidebook, presents data on the rates of suicides among children and adults from 1997 and 1999 to 2001. User-friendly report provides information at the regional, county, and local (Cleveland and suburbs) levels. Trend charts and maps are provided.
Keywords: Mental Health, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, State, Nation, County, Disparity, Suicide
Case Division of Adolescent Health by db — last modified 2008-08-11
The Division of Adolescent Health (formerly the Case Center for Adolescent Health) of the Department of Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University coordinates the local Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS), teaching, research and advocacy. Read about it here.
Keywords: General Information, Educators, Children, Health Education, Injury and Violence, Teens, Teens
Teen Obesity in Ohio, 1999, 2003 and 2005 by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Findings from the 1999, 2003 and 2005 YRBS on overweight high school students in Ohio.
Keywords: Statistics, Physical Activity, Teens, State, Physical Activity, Obesity, Children
Aim for a Healthy Weight - Information for Health Professionals by jdc10 — last modified 2007-09-24
From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, in cooperation with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
Keywords: Nutrition, Sports Medicine, General Information, Cancer, Health Care Providers, Arthritis, Stroke, Health Education, Obesity, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
2005 Cleveland Municipal Schools Middle School Youth Behavioral Risk Survey report by db — last modified 2008-08-11
The Case Division of Adolescent Health has published a report on local findings from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. In 2005, almost 2800 middle school students (7th, 8th grade) from thirteen schools in Cleveland were interviewed. See the Methodology section on page 5, page 9 for student demographics and page 10 for a summary of results. Topics asked involve intentional and unintentional injuries, violence, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, risky sexual behaviors, physical activity and nutrition (inlcuding snack foods) and asthma.
Keywords: Oral Health, Pregnancy, Injury and Violence, Substance Abuse, Children, Mental Health, Statistics, Asthma, Alcohol, Physical Activity, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Teens, Safe Sex, Nutrition, Municipal, Drugs, Dental, Poverty, Access to Health Care, Diabetes, STD, Tobacco, Physical Activity, Obesity, Teens
Local Teen Sexual Behavior and Comprehensive Abstinence-Based Education by db — last modified 2008-08-11
February/March 2006 issue of Planning & Action from the Center for Community Solutions reviews 1) the need for comprehensive sexual education of youth and 2) local teen sexual behaviors surveyed in 2004 and 2005.
Keywords: STD, Statistics, General Information, County, Pregnancy, Disparity, Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, Health Education, Teens, Safe Sex, Access to Health Care
YRBS report on risky behaviors among first ring high school students in Cuyahoga by jdc10 — last modified 2008-08-10
Access the entire Youth Risk Behavior Survey report on high school students in first ring neighborhoods in Cuyahoga County, 2002. Some of the risk factors include, nutrition and obesity, alcohol, tobacco and drug use, violence and weapons use, suicide and sexual behavior.
Keywords: Nutrition, Statistics, Tobacco, Maps, Data Sources, Obesity, Local, Suicide
Summary Chart of Risky Behaviors - Cuyahoga First Ring High School Students by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Findings from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in 2002 are summarized in this chart. 3,428 students among fifteen public high schools were surveyed.
Keywords: Nutrition, Statistics, Tobacco, Local, Physical Activity, Safe Sex, County, Teens, HIV/AIDS, Physical Activity, Injury and Violence, Substance Abuse, Obesity
Teens and weapons by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Did you know that, in 2003, 3.6% , and in 2005, 4.4% of Ohio high school students carried a weapon on school property sometime during the past month?
Keywords: Injury and Violence, Statistics, State, Teens
2004: Risky behaviors among Cleveland Municipal School District high school students by db — last modified 2008-08-11
In 2004, 2,357 students from CMSD high schools were surveyed on risky behavior, those that 1) result in intentional or unintentional injuries, 2) use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, 3) sexual behavior that increases the risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted disease (STD) infection, and unintended pregnancies, 4) nutrition, diet, and 5) physical activity. Get the YRBS - Youth Risk Behavioral Survey, report here, produced by the Case Division of Adolescent Health.
Keywords: STD, Nutrition, Statistics, Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, Physical Activity, County, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse, Physical Activity, Pregnancy, Obesity, Safe Sex, Teens, Municipal, Teens
Suicide attempts among Cleveland Municipal School District high school students by db — last modified 2009-07-24
9.3% of CMSD students reported having ever attempted suicide (about 1 out of 11) . 2,357 students from CMSD high schools were surveyed on risky behavior. Get the YRBS, Youth Risk Behavioral Survey report here, for 2004, produced by the Case Division of Adolescent Health.
Keywords: Teens, Disparity, Statistics, Mental Health, Municipal, Teens, Suicide
Teen Health Website by Nemours, Inc by db — last modified 2008-08-11
This is one of the best Teen Health websites we have found. Accurate, easy to navigate and informative.
Keywords: Asthma, Alcohol, Disparity, Parents, HIV/AIDS, Health Education, Injury and Violence, Teens, Occupational Health, Nutrition, Drugs, Dental, Physical Activity, Substance Abuse, Diabetes, STD, Oral Health, Tobacco, Kid-Friendly Websites, Obesity, Mental Health, Educators, General Information, Featured Item, Pregnancy, Safe Sex, Children
National Data - First Birth Rates by Age of Mother, by Race/Ethnicity, 1960-2001 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
These tables from the National Center for Health Statistics present the birth rate (for first births) per 1,000 women in the specified group (by age, race and Hispanic Origin). For example, nationwide in 2001, there were 35.7 births to teens 15-19 per 1,000 teens 15-19 in the population. (See row 1, column 4 on page 1 of Table 1-2.)
Keywords: Pregnancy, Disparity, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Nation
2004 National Birth Rates to Teens 15-19, 15-17 & 18-19, NCHS by db — last modified 2009-01-05
Birth rates to teens per 1,000 females in the age group for the US, from the National Center for Health Statistics
Keywords: Statistics, Nation, Disparity, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Pregnancy, Teens
Abstinence (Teen Health) by jdc10 — last modified 2008-08-11
"What Is It? Abstinence is not having sex." Summarized on the Nemours Teen Health website.
Keywords: STD, General Information, Health Info Portal, Kid-Friendly Websites, Parents, Pregnancy, Family Planning, Teens, Safe Sex
Birth Rates to teens 10-19 in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Summarizing trends in birth rates to teens 10-19 in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, 2000-2002.
Keywords: Statistics, Municipal, County, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Pregnancy, Teens
Current Tobacco Use Decreases among Cuyahoga County adults (BRFSS, 2003 & 2006) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2003 and 2006, respectively, 24.9% (20.0-29.8) and 17.6% (11.5-23.6) of adults in Cuyahoga County were currently using tobacco at the time of the survey. Since the annual estimates lie outside of the confidence interval for the other year, we conclude that a significant decrease in current tobacco users in the county appears to have occurred between 2003 and 2006. Source: BRFSS.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Tobacco
Mammogram testing among women age 40+ in Cuyahoga County (BRFSS, 2004 & 2006) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2004 and 2006, respectively, 81.1% (72.7-89.6) and 77.7% (68.6-86.7) of women age 40+ in Cuyahoga County had a mammogram test within the past two years of being surveyed. Because the confidence intervals overlap, the two estimates do not statistically differ.
Keywords: Statistics, Women's health, Municipal
Pap testing among women age 18+ in Cuyahoga County (BRFSS, 2004) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2004, 91.0% (85.2-96.9) of women age 18+ in Cuyahoga County had a pap test within the past three years of being surveyed.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Women's health, Cancer
Pap testing among women age 18+ in Ohio and US (BRFSS, 2006) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2006, 83.4% (80.1-86.7) of women age 18+ in Ohio had a pap test within the past three years of being surveyed. Further analyses by age groups, race, income and education and comparison to the US and other states are available in the linked BRFSS site. (See the "Grouping" , and "List All States" tabs in the site.)
Keywords: Statistics, Women's health, State
Mammogram testing among women age 40+ in Ohio (BRFSS, 2006) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In 2006, 76.7% (73.7-79.7) of women age 40+ in Ohio had a mammogram within the past two years of being surveyed. Further analyses by age groups, race, income and education and comparison to other states are available in the linked BRFSS site. (See the "Grouping" , and "List All States" tabs in the site.)
Keywords: Statistics, Women's health, State
Mammogram testing among women age 40+ in the US (BRFSS, 2006) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
In general, 76.5% (median) of women age 40+ in the US (including D.C.) had a mammogram within the past two years. Further analyses by age groups, race, income and education are available in the linked BRFSS site, with results from earlier years available. (See the "Grouping" tab in the site.)
Keywords: Nation, Statistics, Women's health
Pancreatic Cancer in Ohio, 1998-2002 by db — last modified 2007-07-25
A report released by the Ohio Department of Health in September 2005. The average annual incidence rate of pancreatic cancer for Cuyahoga exceeded the rate for all of Ohio.
Age-adjustment, and why it is used in cancer reporting by db — last modified 2007-09-24
From the American Cancer Society
Keywords: Health Education, Statistics, Cancer
"Mortality in Ohio" report by BGSU by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Causes of death, racial disparities, infant mortality, years of potential life lost and life expectancy are topics covered in this 2004 monograph from BGSU.
Keywords: Statistics, Disparity, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death
National and State Level Cancer Statistics -Data Warehouse by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Use this data warehouse dashboard from the National Cancer Institute to generate tables, maps, and graphs for specific cancers for the US, Ohio and any state. Incidence and mortality data is available. This is a recommended site.
Keywords: Statistics, Cancer, Nation, County, Maps, Featured Item
Cleveland RARE Project - HIV/AIDS Among Commercial Sex Workers by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Cleveland Department of Public Health and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) coordinated a Rapid Assessment Response and Evaluation project in 2005-2006. The report highlights risky behavior, HIV/AIDS and STDs among commercial sex workers in east and west side areas of Cleveland.
Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Statistics
Access to Dental Care among US Hispanic/Latino Subgroups by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Access to Dental Care Among Hispanic or Latino Subgroups: United States, 2000–03 is a report published by the CDC and presents age-adjusted statistics on unmet dental health care needs in the US.
Keywords: Access to Health Care, Dental, Disparity, Nation
CDC/NCHS links to Life Expectancy Tables by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Life expectancy tables by age, race and sex are available from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Keywords: Nation, Statistics, Life Expectancy
Cuyahoga County's Uninsured and the Problems They Face by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The May/June 2005 issue of Planning & Action by the Center for Community Solutions focuses on the large number of county residents lacking health insurance and the problems they face. The report has summary tables describing the uninsured 18 to 64 years of age.
Keywords: Access to Health Care, County, Poverty, Health Insurance
Immunization Action Coalition by db — last modified 2007-09-24
"...the nation's premier source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information and hepatitis B educational materials—camera ready and copyright free! " Find immunization schedules, guidelines, FAQs, non-English materials and helpful information on diseases and vaccinations.
Keywords: Immunizations
Current Tobacco Users - Cuyahoga County adults by db — last modified 2007-12-21
In 2006, 17.6% of adults in Cuyahoga County were currently using tobacco at the time of the survey. This is down from 20.6% in 2005, 22.6% in 2004 and 23.9% in 2003, Source: BRFSS.
Keywords: County, Tobacco, Statistics, General Information
SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome by db — last modified 2007-10-21
The Ohio Department of Health links to general information, statistics and laws related to SIDS. Also includes reporting forms for providers.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Nation, Disparity, Infant Mortality, County, Data Sources, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Parents, Injury and Violence, Children
Statistics on Sleep Related Deaths in Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-10-21
"Protecting Our Future", is a campaign of the Child Fatality Review Committee of the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office that publishes annual reports on sleep-related deaths, including SIDS, for the county.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal, Maps, Statistics, Disparity, Infant Mortality, County, Data Sources, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Health Education, Parents, Injury and Violence, Children
SIDS Awareness Campaign in Cuyahoga County by jdc10 — last modified 2007-07-29
In November 2005, RTA buses carried placards promoting safer sleep practices for infants. The "Back To Sleep" campaign is a project of the Child Fatality Review Committee of the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office.
Hypertension in Cuyahoga County for 2003 and 2005-BRFSS by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Percent of Cuyahoga County adult residents remained unchanged between 2003 and 2005, from BRFSS
Keywords: County, Statistics, High Blood Pressure
Understanding Health Disparities in Ohio by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Health Policy Insititute of Ohio provides a detailed monograph describing current health disparities among racial and ethnic groups and the many contributing factors. Potential policy solutions are discussed. This is a recommended source.
Keywords: Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Cancer, Health Insurance, Disparity, Statistics, Women's health, HIV/AIDS, Heart Disease, Access to Health Care, High Blood Pressure
Leading Causes of Death, 1999-2002 for Cleveland, Ring Municipalities and Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Joint report of CDPH and CCBH: Percent of deaths by cause
Keywords: County, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal
Leading Cause of Death 1999-2002 tables - download by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Keywords: County, Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Municipal
Oral Health and Access to Dental Care in Ohio by db — last modified 2007-09-24
This page created by the Ohio Department of Health provides users with an array of resources, reports, links and statistics on the oral and dental health status of Ohioans. Find links to reports from 2007 here.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Oral Health, Dental, Children, Access to Health Care, Disparity, Access to Health Care
Childhood Lead Poisoning in 2004, by Ohio County by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio Department of Health posts a report on lead poisoning screening in children under age 6 (72 months) for Ohio counties. In 2004, 6.9% of 23,105 Cuyahoga children 0-72 months of age showed an elevated level of lead in blood testing.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Children, Lead Poisoning, Environment
Childhood Lead Poisoning in 2005 Among Major Cities in Ohio by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio Department of Health posts a report on lead poisoning screening in children under age 6 (72 months) for Ohio counties. In 2005, 9.0%, or 1,354 of some 15,106 Cleveland children 0-72 months of age showed an elevated level of lead in blood testing. Select the link for more information.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Children, Lead Poisoning, Environment
Mom's First (Healthy Start) Impact Assessment, October 2005 by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report describes the needs assessment for the services provided by the Mom's First Unit of the Cleveland Department of Public Health. Statistics on infant, neonatal and maternal health, partnerships to provide interconceptional care, perinatal depression screening, case management, health education and training are described.
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Municipal, Services, Pregnancy, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Health Education, Family Planning, Children
Leading Causes of Death by Percent - CuyCleRings-download by db — last modified 2007-08-10
Are Teens Driving Safer? A study by ChildTrends by db — last modified 2008-08-11
"Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death of teens and young adults, accounting for 40 percent of all deaths to teens ages 16 to 19 in 2002 or over 5,000 deaths." Learn more about trends in teen driving, safety issues (e.g. seat belt use) and alcohol use in this public report.
Keywords: Statistics, Leading Causes of Death, Alcohol, Nation, Injury and Violence, Teens, General Information
Violence Affecting Children and Youth - a national report by db — last modified 2008-08-11
This detailed and thoughtful study by ChildTrends describes types of violence that occurs to children and youth, its effect on development, how subgroups (race/ethicity) are affected, and policy decisions and suggestions to improve the situation. Topics: watching TV, physical fighting, fear of attack and bullying, exposure to domestic violence, child maltreatment, sexual abuse, teen homicide, suicide and infant homicide.
Keywords: Mental Health, Infant Mortality, Leading Causes of Death, Nation, Disparity, Statistics, Poverty, Teens, Injury and Violence, Children, Suicide
Birth Defects Estimate for Cleveland and Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2007-10-21
A new surveillance system to track and report birth defects in Ohio began in 2004, part of a national effort. Before this system releases information, we estimate the number of children born with significant birth defects using rate estimates from the Ohio Department of Health
Keywords: Infant Mortality, Municipal, County, State, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Birth Defects
Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities by db — last modified 2007-10-21
General information on birth defects from federal and state resources.
Keywords: Maternal Infant and Child Health, State, Birth Defects, General Information, Nation
CDC website on Injury and Violence by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a website dedicated to injury and prevention information. Recent features include information on brain injury, increasing risk of falls among older persons and school violence.
Keywords: Injury and Violence, General Information
Elder Abuse - (Medline Plus) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
A comprehensive website listing general information, prevention, newsletters/publications, law, personal rights, statistics, services, and related issues. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
Keywords: Seniors, Injury and Violence, General Information, Nation
Find a licenced social worker by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The National Association of Social Workers provides an easy-to-use website tool to find licensed social workers in your area. Areas of expertise, languages spoken, hours and location can be obtained.
Keywords: Services, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Access to Health Care, Health Care Providers
Vaccines and Immunization (CDC) by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web portal for all information on vaccines and immunization: research, guidelines, vaccine schedules, general information, events and new items, publications and resources for parents and providers.
Keywords: Immunizations, General Information
Ohio Tobacco Quit Line by db — last modified 2007-09-24
1-800-QUIT-NOW is the toll-free help line and free service to help people quit smoking, dipping or chewing tobacco. Resources for patients, providers, tobacco-using nurses and maternal and child helath providers.
Keywords: Services, Oral Health, Substance Abuse, Tobacco, Health Care Providers
Cuyahoga County Profile on Minority Health, 2004 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Results from the Ohio Family Health Survey (Ohio Department of Health), this monograph reviews health insurance coverage; health status; tobacco use and caregiving; utilization and quality of health care services and access to care; and unmet health needs.results collected in this telephone survey perfomed in 2004. Data on almost 40,000 households.
Keywords: Statistics, Tobacco, State, Health Insurance, County, Disparity, Access to Health Care
Children and Adults on Medicaid Health Care, Cuyahoga County 2004 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
The Ohio Family Health Survey reports that Black and Hispanic adults and children in Cuyahoga County were more likely than white adults and children to have Medicaid health care coverage. See Tables 3 and 4 in this unique report for statistics and details.
Keywords: Statistics, State, Health Insurance, County, Disparity, Medicaid, Children
Female Breast Cancer Profile, 2000-2004 by db — last modified 2007-11-06
OCISS, the Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System of the Ohio Department of Health released a mongraph with incidence and mortality rates, stage of diagnosis, survival and information by race and age for female breast cancer. Average annual age-adjusted rates by county are reported.
Keywords: Statistics, Cancer, State, County, Disparity, Women's health, Breast Cancer
Gonorrhea Incidence Rates for Cuyahoga County Zip Codes, 2004-2006 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Rates of new Gonorrhea diagnoses are reported by zip codes for 2004, 2005 and 2006. Case counts, indicence rates per 100,000 population, and percent change in rates between years are presented in three tables that are sorted differently for easy viewing and analysis. From the Cleveland Department of Public Health, in cooperation with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the STD Surveillance Program, Ohio Department of Health.
Keywords: County, STD, Statistics, Municipal
Chlamydia Incidence Rates for Cuyahoga County Zip Codes, 2004-2006 by db — last modified 2007-09-24
Rates of new Chlamydia diagnoses are reported by zip codes for 2004, 2005 and 2006. Case counts, indicence rates per 100,000 population, and percent change in rates between years are presented in three tables that are sorted differently for easy viewing and analysis. From the Cleveland Department of Public Health, in cooperation with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the STD Surveillance Program, Ohio Department of Health.
Keywords: County, STD, Statistics, Municipal
Tuberculosis Surveillance Data for Cuyahoga County, 2006 by db — last modified 2008-06-23
MetroHealth Medical Center performs surveilance, treatment and care for people with tuberculosis for Cuyahoga County. Here are recent surveillance statistics for 2006.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Tuberculosis
Leading Causes of Death: Mortality Rates for Cleveland, 2000-2003 by db — last modified 2008-09-23
Average annual age adjusted mortality rates per 100,000 population for 2000-2003 are presented for white non-Hispanic and black non-Hispanic Clevelanders.
Keywords: Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Statistics, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Stroke, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, Diabetes
Summary of Health Indicators for South Collinwood Neighborhood by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report from the Cleveland Department of Public Health reviews data for South Collinwood residents. Data from US Census (economic, education and housing demographics), child and maternal health indicators, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS prevalence, and mortality statistics are provided, many of which are compared to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: STD, Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Lead Poisoning, Stroke, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Summary of Health Indicators for the Lee-Miles Neighborhood by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report from the Cleveland Department of Public Health reviews data for Lee-Miles residents. Data from US Census (economic, education and housing demographics), child and maternal health indicators, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS prevalence, and mortality statistics are provided, many of which are compared to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: STD, Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Lead Poisoning, Stroke, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Summary of Health Indicators for the Edgewater Neighborhood by db — last modified 2007-12-21
This report from the Cleveland Department of Public Health reviews data for Edgewater residents. Data from US Census (economic, education and housing demographics), child and maternal health indicators, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS prevalence, and mortality statistics are provided, many of which are compared to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: STD, Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Lead Poisoning, Stroke, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Summary of Health Indicators for the Central Neighborhood in Cleveland by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report from the Cleveland Department of Public Health reviews data for Central residents. Data from US Census (economic, education and housing demographics), child and maternal health indicators, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS prevalence, and mortality statistics are provided, many of which are compared to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: STD, Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Lead Poisoning, Stroke, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Summary of Health Indicators for the Buckeye-Shaker Neighborhood by db — last modified 2007-10-21
This report from the Cleveland Department of Public Health reviews data for Buckeye-Shaker residents. Data from US Census (economic, education and housing demographics), child and maternal health indicators, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), HIV and AIDS prevalence, and mortality statistics are provided, many of which are compared to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Keywords: STD, Respiratory Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease, Infant Mortality, Municipal, Cancer, Leading Causes of Death, Lead Poisoning, Stroke, Statistics, Maternal Infant and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Poverty, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes
Cleveland EMS Rescue Calls for Asthma and Wheezing: April 2006-May 2007 by db — last modified 2007-10-12
During April 1, 2006 to May 31, 2007, Cleveland EMS responded to over 1,200 calls, nearly 3 calls per day, to locations throughout Cleveland where the chief complaint was either asthma or wheezing. Most calls occurred in May and October, with most patients age 40-54. View tables of data, maps of calls by census tract and ward. Produced by the Cleveland Department of Public Health and Cleveland EMS.
Keywords: Respiratory Diseases, Statistics, Asthma, Municipal, Environment, Maps
Finding Local Health Data (Presentation) by db — last modified 2007-10-14
This slide set was presented to Case MPH (Masters of Public Health) students on October 15, 2007. The slides provide descriptions, links (URLs) and screen snapshots of internet sites that report local health data for Ohio, Cuyahoga County , Cleveland and county municipalities, as well as the surrounding region. The sites listed here serve as sources for the data you find in ClevelandHealth.info.
Keywords: Data Help, Health Info Portal
Reported STD infection rates in Cuyahoga County and HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Cleveland for 2006 by db — last modified 2008-08-30
Rates of Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections reported in 2006 for Cuyahoga County and Cleveland increased 6.8% and 2.0% from 2005 rates. Infection rates in county municipalities outside of Cleveland increased significantly by 23.6% and 33.8%, respectively for Chlamydia and gonorrhea. Maps illustrate increasing rates into inner and outer ring municipalities. Most infections are among teens (15-19) and young adults under 30. HIV case counts continue to rise for Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland area.
Keywords: STD, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Teens, Safe Sex, Children
Report: STD and HIV/AIDS Incidence Surveillance for Cleveland & Cuyahoga County by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Preliminary STD and HIV/AIDS incidence results for 2006, released September 21, 2007. Prepared by David Bruckman, Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Case Western Reserve University Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The report is a joint effort of CDPH, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the STD Surveillance Program of the Ohio Department of Health. (Adobe .pdf file, 2.1MB)
Keywords: STD, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Teens, Safe Sex, Children
Search Tool to Locate Ohio Health Providers (Facility Listings) by db — last modified 2008-04-05
Use this interactive tool from the Ohio Department of Health to locate adult care facilities, hospitals, hospices, ambulatory surgical centers, community homes, home health agencies, nursing homes, rehabilitation, residential and assisted living centers and many more facilities. Seach by facility type, name, address, zip code, county, Medicare/Medicaid/State ID.
Keywords: Seniors, Mental Health, Primary Care, Health Care Providers, Substance Abuse, County, State, Medicaid, Long-Term Care, Health Clinics, Services, Hospitals, Access to Health Care
Ohio Consumer Guide to Long-Term Health Care Facilities by db — last modified 2007-11-06
"The Ohio Long-Term Care Consumer Guide provides information about nursing homes and assisted living facilities to help consumers, family members and professionals search for the appropriate facility to meet an individual’s needs." Users can compare nursing home and long-term care facilities by using the resources at this site. Produced by the Ohio Department of Health.
Keywords: Seniors, Health Care Providers, County, State, Medicaid, Long-Term Care, Health Clinics, Services, Access to Health Care
Obtain Reports on Health Care Service Utilization for Ohio Facilities by db — last modified 2008-04-05
Reports listing the number of deliveries, cardiac catheterizations, open heart surgeries, bone marrow transplants, live births, stillbirths, vaginal births after ceasarian section, maternal and neonatal deaths for 2001-2005 can be accessed at this site provided by the Ohio Department of Health.
Keywords: Maternal Infant and Child Health, Statistics, Municipal, Leading Causes of Death, Health Care Providers, County, Hospitals, Access to Health Care
Cleveland ranks among top 5 big cities for teen births, maternal smoking, gonorrhea incidence, heart disease and cancer mortality by db — last modified 2008-08-30
Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus ranked poorly for lung cancer mortality and maternal smoking among the 54 largest cities in the United States. The Big Cities Health Inventory 2007 report, released in November 2007, provides comparisons of health indicators.
Keywords: STD, Maternal Infant and Child Health, Infant Mortality, Tobacco, Municipal, Cancer, Respiratory Diseases, Leading Causes of Death, Tuberculosis, State, Disparity, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Featured Item, Pregnancy, Injury and Violence, Heart Disease, Breast Cancer, Teens, Diabetes
National Campaign to Reduce Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy by db — last modified 2008-08-11
The National Campaign site provides fact sheets, statistics, information on effective curriculum-based prevention and education programs. National data on teen sexual behaviors and activity, teen pregnancy and birth rates, and an analysis of the costs of teen childbearing can be found here.
Keywords: Maternal Infant and Child Health, Statistics, Advocacy, Pregnancy, Poverty, Health Education, Family Planning, Teens, Safe Sex, Children
Air Pollution in Ohio Counties - National Rankings by db — last modified 2007-11-08
Many Ohio counties rank high on lists for carbon monoxide (2 counties), airborne particulate matter (18 counties), ozone (8), nitrogen dioxide (1), sulfur oxides (15), and lead air pollution (6). For example, as many as eighteen Ohio counties were listed among the top 101 counties in the US for highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in 2005 (ppm)
Keywords: County, Environment, Statistics, Asthma, Lead Poisoning
HIV/AIDS Update Through June 30, 2007 (Q2) and 2006 STD Surveillance Report by db — last modified 2009-03-18
Slides presented November 13, 2007 reflect updated HIV/AIDS surveillance for Cleveland and additional maps illustrating the increase in reported Chlamydia and Gonorrhea infections for 2006 in Cuyahoga County and Inner/Outer Ring zip codes.
Keywords: STD, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps, HIV/AIDS, Teens, Safe Sex
Report (slides)- HIVAIDS Q2 2007 Update and 2006 STD Surveillance by db — last modified 2007-11-15
Slide presentation (6.22MB) from the Cleveland Department of Public Health for HIV/AIDS Surveillance up to Q2 2007 for Cleveland and 2006 STD Surveillance (Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis) for Cuyahoga County
Keywords: STD, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Safe Sex, Local
Report (Adobe .pdf)- HIVAIDS Q2 2007 Update and 2006 STD Surveillance by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Adobe .pdf document (2.48MB) from the Cleveland Department of Public Health for HIV/AIDS Surveillance up to Q2 2007 for Cleveland and 2006 STD Surveillance (Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis) for Cuyahoga County
Keywords: STD, Statistics, Municipal, County, Maps, Disparity, HIV/AIDS, Teens, Safe Sex, Local
HIV/AIDS Prevalence for Cleveland neighborhoods and select surrounding municipalities, June 2007 by db — last modified 2007-11-23
The number and rate of persons living with HIV (HIV/AIDS) for Cleveland neighborhoods (statistical planning areas), Lakewood, Cleveland Heights and East Cleveland as of June 30, 2007 are reported in this Adode .pdf report. Source: Cleveland Department of Public Health. Please see report notes for more details.
Keywords: Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Municipal
Hospital Directory for Ohio cities - US News and World Report by db — last modified 2007-11-29
Obtain a list of hospitals in your home town, complete with address, total number of beds, services, administration, parent system and link to the hospital homepage. A service of US News and World Report on-line.
Keywords: Municipal, Health Care Providers, County, Services, Hospitals, Access to Health Care
Finding data on child maltreatment by db — last modified 2008-08-11
Use NEOCANDO, the interactive data warehouse from Case Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences to obtain data on child maltreatment for Cleveland and Cuyahoga County using these step-by-step instructions, Additional data are available at the "Protecting Our Future" annual reports produced by the Cuyahoga County Child Fatality Review Committee.
Keywords: Maternal Infant and Child Health, Infant Mortality, Municipal, County, Disparity, Statistics, Injury and Violence, Children, Teens
HIV Testing Sites in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County (updated 2009) by db — last modified 2009-09-14
Get tested! Download this list of HIV testing sites in Cuyahoga County. Sites are identified as providing free, anonymous, confidential, rapid, or oral testing. The list was updated on September 15, 2009 from http://www.hivtest.org, a service of the CDC. Go to this site to generate a list using any zip code.
Keywords: Municipal, County, HIV/AIDS, Services, Safe Sex, Access to Health Care
UPDATED Q2 2007: Quarterly HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Exposure Reports for Cleveland by db — last modified 2008-01-08
Quarterly HIV/AIDS prevalence and exposure cumulative reports are now being posted on localhealth.info, moving from the Cleveland Department of Public Health web site.
Keywords: County, Safe Sex, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Municipal
HIV/AIDS Prevalence Report for Cleveland by db — last modified 2007-12-20
Report for Q2 2007, persons living with HIV/AIDS as of June 30, 2007 that were Cleveland residents at the time of the report. Data as reported to the Cleveland Department of Public Health and the Ohio Department of Health
Keywords: Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Municipal
Report of Risk Factor Exposures for HIV/AIDS Diagnoses in the City of Cleveland, Second Quarter, 2007 by db — last modified 2007-12-28
Self-reported risk exposures at the time of most recent HIV diagnosis, among Cleveland residents living with HIV/AIDS as of June 30, 2007. Data collected by the Cleveland Department of Public Health and the Ohio Department of Health.
Keywords: Safe Sex, Statistics, HIV/AIDS, Municipal
Report of Risk Factor Exposures for HIV/AIDS Diagnoses in the Greater Cleveland Area, Second Quarter, 2007 by db — last modified 2007-12-28
Report for Q2 2007, persons living with HIV/AIDS as of June 30, 2007 that were Cuyahoga County residents at the time of the report. Self-reported exposure to HIV at the time of the most recent diagnosis, as reported to the Cleveland Department of Public Health and the Ohio Department of Health
Keywords: County, Safe Sex, Statistics, HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS Prevalence Report for the Greater Cleveland Area by db — last modified 2007-12-20
Report for Q2 2007, persons living with HIV/AIDS as of June 30, 2007 that were Cuyahoga County residents at the time of the report. Data as reported to the Cleveland Department of Public Health and the Ohio Department of Health
Keywords: County, Statistics, HIV/AIDS
Ohio Tobacco Prevention Foundation: 1-800-QUIT-NOW by db — last modified 2008-01-14
OTPF is a collaborative leader in tobacco prevention initiatives and messaging. Their website is rich in information, resources, and programs for workplaces, schools, public health agencies, prevention advocates, and tobacco users. Over 100,000 people have called 1-800-QUIT-NOW, the Ohio Tobacco Quit Line. Call, or visit the site.
Keywords: General Information, Substance Abuse, Tobacco, Advocacy, Oral Health
Ohio Adult Tobacco Report - 2006 Survey results by db — last modified 2008-08-11
This report from the Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center of Case Western Reserve University presents findings from the 2006 Ohio Adult Tobacco Survey (ATS) addressing five specific topics: 1) Patterns of tobacco use, 2) smoking cessation, 3) clean indoor air policies, 4) secondhand smoke exposure, and 5) youth exposure to tobacco. Because over 2.4 million Ohio residents still use tobacco products, vigilant surveillance and prevention efforts must be maintained. This report documents progress in trends to reduce tobacco product use.
Keywords: Statistics, Tobacco, Advocacy, Substance Abuse, State, Teens
Prevalence Map of Arthritis among Ohio Adults, 2005 by db — last modified 2008-01-23
The Bureau of Health Surveillance presented a map of the prevalence of arthritis among Ohio adults from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The map also displays Ohio Arthritis Foundation Chapters where services and programs are provided (www.arthritis.org)
Keywords: County, State, Arthritis, Statistics
Arthritis Prevalence Report for Ohio - ODH/BRFSS by db — last modified 2008-01-23
The Bureau of Health Surveillance presented data from the 2005 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) that show the prevalence of arthritis among Ohioans. This report provides readers with statistics of those with various chronic illnesses that also suffer from arthritis. Data by age and county residence are provided.
Keywords: County, State, Arthritis, Statistics
Cleveland and Cuyahoga County Population Estimates UPDATED - US Census Bureau by db — last modified 2008-07-11
The Population Estimates Program of the U.S. Census Bureau provides mid-year population estimates for all residents in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County for 2000 through 2006. UPDATED with 2007 population estimates,
Keywords: County, State, Statistics, Municipal
Tuberculosis Surveillance Data for Cuyahoga County, 2007 by db — last modified 2008-06-23
MetroHealth Medical Center performs surveilance, treatment and care for people with tuberculosis for Cuyahoga County. Here are recent surveillance statistics for 2007.
Keywords: County, Statistics, Tuberculosis


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