Ohio Health Issues Poll
Interact for Health has always encouraged and supported data-driven decisions. It is in support of that goal that we started the Ohio Health Issues Poll in 2005. Data highlights and data tables from the most recent poll are available below, and poll results from previous years are on the OHIP Archive Page. You can also access the full datasets from each Poll.
For more information about the poll, contact Susan Sprigg at 513-458-6609 or email@example.com.
Ohio Health Issues Poll 2017
Half of Ohio young adults have used an e-cigarette. Majority of Ohio adults believe vapor harms children; 6 in 10 Ohio adults support taxing e-cigarettes.
Download the report here and the data tables here.
See poll results from previous years on the OHIP Archive Page.
Datasets from the poll are available on the Online Analysis and Statistical Information System (OASIS). This is an innovative web-based program that puts powerful analysis tools in the hands of the general public. To view the Ohio Health Issues Poll once you have registered, select "Interact for Health" in the "Collection of Studies" category. Then choose "Ohio Health Issues Poll."
The Ohio Health Issues Poll will be conducted once a year in partnership with the Institute for Policy Research and will cover a variety of topics, including insurance status, concerns about healthcare coverage, healthcare services, and others. We welcome your suggestions on topics for future surveys.
- Child Well-Being Survey
- Community Health Status Survey
- Kentucky Health Issues Poll
- Ohio Health Issues Poll
- Other Local Data
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.