Child Well-Being Survey

Child Well-Being Survey

Interact for Health has partnered with Cincinnati Children’s, with additional support from the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, to commission the Child Well Being Survey (CWBS). This is a survey of parents and caregivers of children under the age of 18 about the health of their child. The poll is funded by Cincinnati Children’s, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, CCTST, and Interact for Health, and is conducted by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati. Prior versions of the CWBS can be found at https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/j/anderson-center/health-policy/well-being.

 

Child Well-Being Survey 2017

 

New: Chronic medical conditions prevalent among Greater Cincinnati children. Asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed chronic conditions among children in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Health and healthy behaviors among youth in our region.

Download the report here and the data tables here

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  • Chronic medical conditions prevalent among Greater Cincinnati children

    Asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed chronic conditions among children in the Greater Cincinnati region, according to data collected through the 2017 Child Well-Being Survey.

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  • Most Ohio adults think state should adopt health education standards

    The Ohio Health Issues Poll (OHIP) is conducted every year to learn more about the health opinions, behaviors and status of adults in Ohio. In 2017, OHIP asked Ohio adults about state health education standards.

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  • Health and healthy behaviors among youth in our region.

    The 2017 Child Well-Being Survey (CWBS) asked parents and guardians of youth in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to describe the overall health of their child. CWBS also asked about specific health behaviors such as physical activity and sleep patterns.

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  • Results show shift in perception from substance abuse being seen as moral failure to a chronic illness.

    The Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) found that 7 in 10 Kentucky adults believe that addiction is a disease (70%). Attitudes towards addiction as a disease were the same both among respondents who have a family member or friend who has experienced problems with substance abuse, and among those who did not indicate such firsthand experience with addiction.

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  • Kentucky adults continue to cite heroin use as causing problems for friends, family

    The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) and Ohio Health Issues Poll (OHIP) has found that more than 2 in 10 Ohio adults (23%) report knowing someone who has trouble as a result of using heroin, while just under 2 in 10 Kentucky adults (16%) report knowing someone affected by heroin use.

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