Capital Region Community Dashboard

Life in the Capital Region Dashboard Executive Summary: Health

Perry County more than doubled the state rate of children with no health insurance.

Under Age 18 without Health Insurance Coverage as of 2017

In 2016, Capital Region residents had an average of 4 poor mental health days reported in the past 30 days, consistent with the state average.

Average number of poor mental health days in 2016

65% of all Capital Region residents were overweight or obese (BMI > 25)

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Perry County had a much higher diabetes death rate than the state.

Diabetes Age-Adjusted Death Rate 2017

The CLRD death rate decreased in Cumberland and Dauphin Counties.

Chronic Lower Respitory Disease AADR, 2009 to 2017

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