The use of data is a core element of our collective impact approach. We collect and learn from data so that we can openly share information and adapt our strategies in response to an ever changing environment. Our partnerships are sustained by a commitment to use meaningful, credible and useful qualitative and quantitative data for continuous learning and strategic refinement.
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Progress indicators note trend of change since 2013 unless otherwise noted
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Wilson Forward is guided by a vision that promotes well-being and a culture of health by providing healthy and affordable food choices, convenient access to green spaces and recreational facilities, and a robust network of physical and mental healthcare designed to eliminate existing health disparities in the community.
ACCESS TO EXERCISE
Access to Exercise Opportunities measures the percentage of individuals in a county who live reasonably close to a location for physical activity. Locations for physical activity are defined as parks or recreational facilities.
FOOD ENVIRONMENT INDEX
Food environment index, an index of equally-weighted factors that contribute to a healthy food environment, including limited access to healthy foods and food insecurity. The Food Environment Index ranges from 0 (worst) to 10 (best) and equally weights two indicators of the food environment.
Physical Inactivity is the percentage of adults aged 20 and over reporting no leisure-time physical activity. Examples of physical activities provided include running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise.
Teen Births is the number of births to females ages 15-19 per 1,000 females in a county.
Adult Obesity is the percentage of the adult population (age 20 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30.
MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER RATIO
Mental Health Providers is the ratio of the county population to the number of mental health providers including psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and advanced practice nurses specializing in mental health care.
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs. This indicates the Number of newly diagnosed chlamydia cases per 100,000 population.
Uninsured is defined as the percentage of the population under age 65 that has no health insurance coverage.
Overdose death includes deaths involving all types of medications and drugs: opioids (commonly prescribed opioids, heroin, and synthetic narcotics like fentanyl and fentanyl-analogues), stimulats (cocaine, methamphetamine), benzodizpines, and others. This metric includes fatal overdoses of all intents; over 90% of these deaths are unintentional.