Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey 2013

Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey 2013

Interact for Health has findings from our 2013 Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey (GCCHSS).

For more information about the poll, contact Susan Sprigg at 513-458-6609 or ssprigg@interactforhealth.org.

 

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To hear Jennifer Chubinski, Director of Community Research for Interact for Health, talk about the results, click here for a special video presentation.

To download an overview of the survey, click here. For the questionnaire, click here. For the complete data tables, click here. Findings will be posted as they are available. Results that have been released are provided below.

Health of White Appalachians in Greater Cincinnati. Appalachians face challenges but are resilient.

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Income and Health in Greater Cincinnati. Lower income adults in Greater Cincinnati face many health challenges.

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Butler County: The Health of Our Community. Butler County adults say Greater Cincinnati is healthy place to live.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Health of African Americans in Greater Cincinnati. African American adults less healthy than White adults.

Download the report here and the data tables here

 

Health of Latinos in Greater Cincinnati.
Download the report in English here and in Spanish here.
Download the data tables here.

 

 

Adams County: The Health of Our Community. 8 in 10 Adams County adults have health insurance and an appropriate source of care

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Avondale-The Health of Our Community. Health of Avondale adults shows strong improvement in second comprehensive survey

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Highland County-The Health of Our Community. Nearly 8 in 10 Highland County adults say their neighborhood is healthy place to live.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Brown County: The Health of Our Community. Nearly 8 in 10 Brown County adults say their neighborhood is healthy place to live.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Price Hill: The Health of Our Community. Survey shows some health improvements for Price Hill adults.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Covington: The Health of our Community. Second comprehensive health survey of Covington adults finds improvement in many measures.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Madisonville: The Health of Our Community. 7 in 10 Madisonville adults say they can depend on neighbors.

Download the report here and the data tables here

 

Walnut Hills: The Health of our Community. Half of Walnut Hills adults say their health is excellent or very good.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Greater Cincinnati adults report fewer healthy days. Poor, uninsured report more unhealthy days that those with higher incomes and those who are insured.

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Most adults rate own homes, neighborhood housing highly. Results vary by income, race, location.

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Alcohol consumption by Butler County adults. More than 1 in 4 adults in Butler County report binge drinking

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How adults rate the support offered in their communities. Large majorities of area adults say their community is supportive.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Mental and emotional health of adults in Butler County. 2 in 10 Butler County adults report mental health not good.

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Mental and emotional health of Greater Cincinnati adults. Poor, less educated, uninsured more likely to report poor mental health.

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Oral health varies by income and education level, location. Three in four adults in Greater Cincinnati report good oral health.

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Recreation more available in some area neighborhoods. Most adults report good availability of recreation facilities.

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Chronic illness more likely among less educated, poor. Number of Greater Cincinnatians who have ever been told they have a chronic condition is on the rise; asthma, diabetes and cancer increase.

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Who in our area is more likely to go without healthcare? More than 1 out of 7 area adults say they or family member went without care for financial reasons.

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Alcohol consumption by Greater Cincinnati adults. Binge drinking in Greater Cincinnati slightly higher than the nation; most area adults think binge drinking is harmful.

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Few adults eat recommended amount of fruits, vegetables. Access to healthy foods is not evenly distributed.

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Perceptions of neighborhood health in Greater Cincinnati. 3 in 10 think region is a healthy place to live; half rate neighborhood as healthy.

To download the report, click here. To download the data tables, click here.  

 

Income, race pose barriers to finding trusted providers. Poor and minorities are more likely to report that lack of or type of insurance and race and ethnicity are barriers to finding a trusted health care provider.

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Area’s smoking rate declines, but still higher than nation’s.Smoking rates highest in rural areas and among those with lower incomes.

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Most adults have a usual and appropriate place for healthcare. Age, education and insurance play a role.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

Uninsured rate remains stable in Greater Cincinnati in 2013. Poor, less educated, young and those in fair or poor health least likely to have insurance coverage.

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Rates of overweight, obesity rising in Greater Cincinnati. Greater Cincinnati adults more obese than the nation.

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Education, poverty, age affect health in Greater Cincinnati. People in poverty and those with less than a high school education are less likely to report excellent or very good health.

Download the report here and the data tables here.

 

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Datasets from the 2013, 2010, 2005, 2002 and 1999 surveys are available on the Online Analysis and Statistical Information System (OASIS). This is a free, innovative web-based program that puts powerful analysis tools in the hands of the general public. To view the Community Health Status Survey once you have registered, select “Interact for Health” in the “Collection of Studies” category. Then choose “Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey” for the appropriate year.

These results are free to download and print, provided they are not used for a commercial purpose, that you do not collect any fees for the reproductions, and that they are faithfully reproduced without addition, alteration or abbreviation.

 

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The Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey is conducted every 3-5 years in partnership with the Institute for Policy Research and covers a variety of topics, including insurance status, concerns about health coverage, health services, and others. We welcome your suggestions on topics for future surveys.

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