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LA County Health Survey - Topics & Data

Trend Data:                  Adult 1997-2023, Child 1999-2023
Adult Single Year Data: 2023, 2018, 2015, 2011, 2007, 2005, 2002, 1999
Child Single Year Data: 2023, 2018, 2015, 2011, 2007, 2005, 2002, 1999

NOTE: 2002 data are based on revised weights.

1. Adult 1997-2023 Trend:

1.1. Demographics

1.2. Health Behaviors

1.3. Social Determinants of Health

1.4. Health Status & Health Outcomes

1.5. Insurance, Regular Source of Care, Access to Care

1.6. Preventive Services

1.7. Violence and Injury Prevention

 

  • 1.1. DEMOGRAPHICS

         Disability
         Provided Caregiving in the Past 30 Days

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  • 1.2. HEALTH BEHAVIORS
  • Nutrition

         Fruits and Vegetables Consumption
         Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption

  • Physical Activity

         Physical Activity - Aerobic
         Physical Activity - Muscle Strengthening
         Physical Activity - Aerobic & Muscle Strengthening  

  •  E-Cigarette Use

         Ever Used an E-Cigarette
         Used an E-Cigarette within the Past Month 

  • Smoking

         Cigarette Smoking Status

  • Alcohol Use

         Consumed Alcohol within the Past Month
         Heavy Drinking
         Binge Drinking

  • Marijuana Use

         Used Marijuana within the Past Year
         Used Marijuana within the Past Month
         Drove within 3 Hours after Using Marijuana

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  • 1.3. SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
  • Social & Emotional Support

         Receive Needed Social and Emotional Support

  • Housing

         Housing Instability (within the Past 5 Years)
         Unable to Afford Rent or Mortgage (within the Past 2 Years)
         Spend More Than 30% of Household Income on Rent/Mortgage
         Spend More Than 50% of Household Income on Rent/Mortgage

  • Food Insecurity

         Very Low or Low Food Security
         Overall Food Insecurity

  • Public Assistance

         Currently Receiving Food Stamps/CalFresh/SNAP (among <185% FPL)

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  • 1.4. HEALTH STATUS AND HEALTH OUTCOMES 
  • Health Status

         Self-Perceived Health Status - Fair or Poor
         Average Number of Poor Physical Health Days within the Past Month
         Average Number of Poor Mental Health Days within the Past Month
         Average Number of Poor Physical and/or Mental Health Days within the Past Month
         Average Number of Activity Limitation Days Due to Poor Physical and/or Mental Health

  • Chronic Conditions

        Obesity/Overweight 
        Current Asthma
        Ever Diagnosed with Heart Disease 
        Ever Diagnosed with High Cholesterol
        Ever Diagnosed with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
        Ever Diagnosed with Diabetes
        Ever Diagnosed with Arthritis
        Ever Diagnosed with Depression                                                                                                                               
        Current Depression
        At Risk for Major Depression

  • Senior Falls (Ages 65 Years and Older)

        Difficulty Accessing Medical Care
        Could Not Afford to See a Doctor for a Health Problem
        Could Not Afford Prescription Medication
        Could Not Afford Mental Health Care
        Could Not Afford to See a Dentist
        Could Not Afford Eyeglasses
        Barrier to Accessing Medical Care - Transportation Problems 

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  • 1.5. INSURANCE, REGULAR SOURCE OF CARE, ACCESS TO CARE
  • Insurance

       Insurance Type (Ages 18 to 64 Years)
       Uninsured (Ages 18 to 64 Years)
       Insurance Type (Ages 65 Years and Older)

  • Regular Source of Care

       Regular Source of Care - YES
       Regular Source of Care - NO

  • Access to Care

        Difficulty Accessing Medical Care
        Could Not Afford to See a Doctor for a Health Problem
        Could Not Afford Prescription Medication
        Could Not Afford Mental Health Care
        Could Not Afford to See a Dentist
        Could Not Afford Eyeglasses
        Barrier to Accessing Medical Care - Transportation Problems

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  • 1.6. PREVENTIVE SERVICES  

        Had Flu Vaccination in the Past Year (Ages 18 Years and Older)
        Had Flu Vaccination in the Past Year (Ages 65 Years and Older)
        Ever Had Pneumonia Vaccination (Ages 65 Years and Older)
        Had at Least One Dose of HPV Vaccine (Women Ages 18-26 Years Old)
        Had Mammogram within the Past 2 Years (Women Ages 50 to 74 Years)
        Met Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines (Women Ages 21 to 65 Years)
 

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  • 1.7. VIOLENCE AND INJURY PREVENTION  
  • Neighborhood Safety

        Neighborhood Safety

  • Firearms

        Firearms kept in/around Home
        Firearms Stored Safely

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2. Child 1999-2023 Trend:

2.1. Child Health

2.2. Child Health Care Access and Preventive Care

2.3. Child Routines

2.4. Parental to Postpartum

2.5. Childcare

2.6. Parental Perceptions and Risks

  • 2.1. CHILD HEALTH

        Child Ever Diagnosed with Asthma
        Child with Current Asthma
        Child Ever Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD (Ages 3 to 17 Years)
        Child Ever Diagnosed with Autism (Ages 2 to 17 Years)
        Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
        Child Health Status - Fair or Poor

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  • 2.2. CHILD HEALTH CARE ACCESS AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH 
  • Access to Care

        Difficulty Accessing Medical Care for Child 
        Could Not Afford Child Medical Check-Up or Physical Exam
        Could Not Afford to Have the Child See a Doctor for Illness
        Could Not Afford Prescription Medications for the Child
        Transportation Barrier to Accessing Health Care
        Difficulty Communicating with Child's Health Care Provider Due to Language Barrier (of Non-English Interviews)

  • Insurance

        Child Insurance Type 

  • Regular Source of Care

        Regular Source of Care - Yes
        Regular Source of Care - No

  • Access to Dental Care

        Children Had Dental Care within the Past Year
        Children (Ages 2 to 17 Years) Had Dental Care within the Past Year
        Could Not Afford Dental Care for Children (Ages 1 to 17 Years)
        Could Not Afford Dental Care for Children (Ages 2 to 17 Years)
        Could Not Afford Dental Care for Children (Ages 3 to 17 Years)

  • Access to Mental Health Care

       Could Not Afford Mental Health Care for Children (Ages 3 to 17 Years)

 

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  • 2.3. CHILD ROUTINES  
  • Nutrition

        Children (Ages 2 to 17 Years) Have Breakfast Daily
        Children (Ages 6 Months to 17 Years) Consume Fast Food at Least Once a Week
        Child Consumed at Least 1 Sugar-Sweetened Beverage a Day                                                             

  • Physical Activity

        Physical Activity - Meets Aerobic Physical Activity Guideline (Ages 6 to 17 Years)
        Physical Activity - Meets Muscle-Strengthening Physical Activity Guideline (Ages 6 to 17 Years)
        Physical Activity - Meets Aerobic and Muscle-Strengthening Physical Activity Guideline (Ages 6 to 17 Years)

  • Family Interaction

        Family Member Read to Children (Ages 5 Years and Younger) Daily  
        Family Member Told Stories to Children (Ages 5 Years and Younger) Daily
        TV Watching & Video Game Playing for 3+ Hours among Children (Ages 6 Months to 17 Years)
        Appropriate TV Watching & Video Game Playing among Children (Ages 6 Months to 17 Years)

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  • 2.4. PARENTAL TO POSTPARTUM
  •  Prenatal Health and Care

       Started Prenatal Care within the First Trimester

  • Breastfeeding

       Biological Mother Ever Breastfed Child
       Biological Mother Breastfed Child for at Least 6 Months
       Biological Mother Breastfed Child for at Least 12 Months

  • WIC Participation

       Biological Mother Participated in WIC While Pregnant
       Children (Ages 5 Years and Younger) Participated in WIC

  • Other

       Home Health Visit
       Infant Sleep Position 
       Prenatal HIV Test

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  • 2.5. CHILD CARE

        Difficulty Obtaining Needed Child Care for Children (Ages 5 Years and Younger)

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  • 2.6. PARENTAL PERCEPTIONS AND RISKS 
  •  Community

        Community Rating - Public Safety
        Community Rating - Access to Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
        Safe Park or Playground Easily Accessible for Children (Ages 1 to 17 Years)  

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