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    Los Angeles County
    Department of Public Health,
    Office of Health Assessment &
    Epidemiology,
    Health Assessment Unit,
    313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 127
    Los Angeles, CA 90012

    Phone:(213) 240-7785
    Fax:(213) 250-2594
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2015  LA County Health Survey - Topics & Data

(Trend Data, 2011 Data, 2007 Data, 2005 Data, 2002 Data, 1999 Data)

Adult Survey: 

  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y Z        For Child Survey

Access and Barriers to Health Care

 

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Alcohol Use

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Alcohol Policy (subsample)  

  • Alcohol Tax to Prevent Underage Drinking & Increase Treatment Programs
  • Law to Hold Bar & Restaurants Liable for Consequential Harms from Dinking There
  • Law to Limit Number of Alcohol Outlets
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Arts (subsample) 

  • Participated in Making Art and Sharing with Others
 
Barriers to Health Care

 

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Built Environment 

 

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Caregiving (subsample)  

 

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Child Policy (subsample)  

  • Ever Heard of First 5 LA
  • Is it Important For Children to Attend Pre-School
  • Should it Be the Government's Responsibility to Fund Pre-School
  • Think Pre-School Helps Children in Later Grades
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Children's Clothing
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Children's Health Insurance
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Eating Fruits and Vegetables
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Preschool
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Sporting Goods
  • What  Do You Associate with First 5 LA - Telephone Help Line

 

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Cholesterol  

 

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Chronic Conditions  

 

 

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Climate Change (subsample)  

 

 
Contraception    

  • Condom Use
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Birth Control Pill, Patch or Ring
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Condom
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Diaphragm, Cervical Cap, Sponge
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Emergency Contraception
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Infertile, Menopausal
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Shot or Implant
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Tubes Tied, Vasectomy
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Withdrawal

 

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Demographics

  • Age
  • Birth Place (Foreign-Born/U.S. Born)
  • Citizenship Status
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Gender
  • Health Districts
  • Household Income (Federal Poverty Level )
  • Household Size
  • Housing Type
  • Internet Access
  • Language Used Most at Home
  • Marital Status
  • Public Assistance/Welfare
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Service Planning Areas
  • Sexual Orientation

 

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Dental Health

 

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Depression [See Also Mental Health]

 

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Diabetes

 

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Drug Use & Addiction

 

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Electronics Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes)  

 

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Emergency Contraception

  • Pregnancy Prevention - Emergency Contraception

 

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Emergency Preparedness (subsample)

 

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Emotional Support
 

 

Flu

 

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Food Security

 

Food Stamps (<185% Federal Poverty Level) 

  • Currently Receiving Food Stamps, CALFRESH or SNAP
  • Heard of Champions For Change?
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Billboards / TV / Bus
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Department of Human Services
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Employer or Job
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Friends, Word of Mouth
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Grocery Store, Health Fair, Church, Farmers Market
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Hospital
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Internet / Social Media
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Mail
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Newspaper or Magazine
  • Heard of Champions for Change - School
  • Heard of Champions for Change - Senior Center or Independent Living Facility
  • Heard of Champions for Change - WIC Office or Social Service Office
  • Heard of Champions for Change  and Took Class About Healthy Eating and Exercising
  • Received Nutrition Information - Harvest of the Month
  • Received Nutrition Information - MyPLATE
  • Received Nutrition Information - Reading Food Labels
  • Received Nutrition Information - Rethink Your Drink
  • Received Nutrition Information - Shopping on a Budget
  • Received Nutrition Information - Shopping with a List

 

Food Trucks

  • Bought Food From Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Ever Sick from Eating Food From Street Vendor
  • Frequency of Buying from Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Would Use Letter Grade to Decide to Eat From Street Vendors
  
Health Conditions

 

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Health Insurance

 

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Health Related Quality of Life

 

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Heat Related Concerns (subsample)

  • Ever Gone to Designated Cooling Center?
  • Have Functioning Air Conditioning in Home
  • Reason for Staying at Home When Very Hot
  • See of Hear Heat Alert in Los Angeles in the Past Year
  • Where Go When Very Hot?

 

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Heart Disease

 

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Housing

 

 
Influenza 

 

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Internet / Web

  • Web Access

 

 
Insurance

 

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Intimate Partner Violence

 

 
Mammogram

 

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Medical Examinations & Vaccinations

 

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Mental Health

 

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Neighborhoods

  • Perceived Safety of Walking Paths, Parks,  Playgrounds, and Sports Fields in Neighborhood
  • Reason for Not Walking in Neighborhood - Do Not Want To
  • Reason for Not Walking in Neighborhood - No Sidewalks
  • Reason for Not Walking in Neighborhood - Not Safe from Crime
  • Reason for Not Walking in Neighborhood - Poor Lighting
  • Reason for Not Walking in Neighborhood - Too Much Traffic
  • Walk in Neighborhood - Able and Want to Walk
  • Walk in Neighborhood - Able to Walk 
  • Walking Paths, Parks, Playgrounds and Sports Fields in Neighborhood

 

 

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Nutrition  

  • Bought Food From Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Currently Receiving Food Stamps, CALFRESH or SNAP
  • Ever Sick from Eating Food From Street Vendor
  • Food Insecurity - Overall <300% FPL
  • Food Insecurity - Low or Very Low Food Security  <300% FPL
  • Frequency of Buying from Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
  • Increase Tax on Sodas to Discourage Child Consumption (subsample)
  • Portion of Plate Fruits and Vegetables
  • Prohibit Markets from Selling Unhealthy Food (e.g. Candy, Soda) in Checkout Aisles (subsample)
  • Require Kid's Meals with Toys to Meet Health Nutrition Standards (subsample)
  • Restrictions on Advertising Sugared Cereals, Candy, Sodas and Fast Food to Children (subsample)
  • Soda Consumption
  • Water - Fluoride in Drinking Water Beneficial for Adult and Children's Teeth? (subsample)
  • Water - How Safe is Tap Water for Drinking in Your Community? (subsample)
  • Water - Source of Drinking Water (subsample)

 

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Obesity/ Overweight 

 

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Pap Smear

 

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Physical Activity 

 

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Preventive Care 

 

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Regular Source of Care

 

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Senior Health  

 

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Sexual Health (Sexual Practices) 

  • Condom Use
  • Number of Sex Partners
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Birth Control Pill, Patch or Ring
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Condom
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Diaphragm, Cervical Cap, Sponge
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Emergency Contraception
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Infertile, Menopausal
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Intrauterine Device (IUD)
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Shot or Implant
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Tubes Tied, Vasectomy
  • Pregnancy Prevention - Withdrawal
  • Sexual Activity 
  • Tried to Get Pregnant During Last Sexual Intercourse

 

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Social Support

 

 
Street Vendors (subsample)

  • Bought Food From Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Ever Sick from Eating Food From Street Vendor
  • Frequency of Buying from Street Vendor in the Past Year
  • Would Use Letter Grade to Decide to Eat From Street Vendors

 

 
Subsamples

  • Alcohol Policy
  • Arts
  • Caregiving
  • Child Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Preparation
  • Heat
  • Housing
  • Neighborhood Safety
  • Nutrition Policy
  • Street Vendors
  • Tobacco Policy
  • Water

 

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Tobacco Policy (subsample)   

  • Ban Smoking Around All Building Entrance
  • Ban Smoking at Outdoor Public Events (e.g. Farmers Markets, Fairs, Concerts)
  • Ban Smoking in Outdoor Dining Areas
  • Ban Smoking in Recreational Areas (e.g. Parks, Sports Fields, Golf Courses) 
  • E-Cigarette Use Should be Banned Where Smoking is Banned
  • Easy for Children <18 years old to Buy Cigarettes in Los Angeles County
  • Frequency of Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke in Outdoor Areas
  • Second-Hand Smoke Harmful 
  • Should be More Smoking Cessation Programs in Los Angeles County
  • Store Owners Should be Licensed to Sell Cigarettes Similar to Alcohol Outlets
  • Store Owners Should be Licensed to Sell E-Cigarettes Similar to Alcohol Outlets
  •  Store Owners Should be Penalized for Selling Tobacco to Minors
  • Type of Smoke-Free Policy in Multi-Unit Housing

 

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Tobacco Use

  • Cessation Attempts
  • Cessation Methods
  • Cigars Smoked (Ever)
  • Cigars Smoked in the Past Month
  • Dissolvable Tobacco Use (Ever)
  • Dissolvable Tobacco Use in Past Month > Electronic Cigarette Use (Ever)
  • Electronic Cigarette Use in Past Month
  • Hookah or Water Pipe Smoked (Ever)
  • Hookah or Water Pipe Smoked in the Past Month
  • Little Cigars or Cigarillos Smoked (Ever) 
  • Little Cigars or Cigarillos Smoked in the Past Month 
  • Pipe Smoked (Ever)
  • PipSmokeless Tobacco Use (Ever)
  • Smokeless Tobacco Use in the Past Month
  • Smoking Rules in the House
  • Smoking Status

 

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Vaccinations

 

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Water

 

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Web / Internet

  • Web Access

 

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Women's Health

 

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Child Survey:     A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z           .
Trend Data                                                              
 Adult Survey

Asthma

 

To Child Top
Access to Health Care

 

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Autism (ages 2-17 years)

  • Currently Receiving Counseling for Autism
  • Ever Diagnosed Autistic

 

To Child Top
Barriers to Accessing Health Care

 

To Child Top
Breastfeeding and Hospital Practices

 

To Child Top
Child Care (ages 0-5 years)  

  • Child Care Type - Cared for in Own Home
  • Child Care Type - Cared for by Relative or Non-Relative (at Their Home)
  • Child Care Type - Cared for by Relative or Non-Relative (at Your Home)
  • Child Care Type - Child Care Center, Preschool or Nursery
  • Child Care Type - Licensed Provider
  • Child Care Type - Used Most
  • Child in Kindergarten
  • Difficulty Obtaining Child Care

 

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Child Development/Disability  

 

To Child Top
Child Health Status
 

 

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Child Routines/Daily Activities/Family Interaction

 

To Child Top
Community  

 

To Child Top
Demographics

  • Child: Age, Race/Ethnicity, Place of Birth, Citizenship
  • Respondent: Age, Race/Ethnicity, Place of Birth, Marital Status, Education, Employment, 
  • Household Composition
  • Household Income (Federal Poverty Level )
  • Language Used Most at Home
  • Service Planning Areas/Health Districts

 

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Dental Health  

 

To Child Top
Diabetes  

  • Ever Diagnosed with Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type

 

To Child Top
Health Insurance Coverage for Child

 

To Child Top
Home Visits

  • Home Visit From Professional (e.g. Social Worker) (ages 0-5 years)

 

To Child Top
Insurance Coverage for Child

To Child Top
Medical Conditions

 

To Child Top
Mental Health Care

 

To Child Top
Nutrition

 

To Child Top
Parent Health Risks/Behaviors

 

To Child Top
Parental Social Support

 

To Child Top
Physical Activity (ages 6-17 years) 

 

To Child Top
Safe Park for Child

 

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Smoking

  • Mother Smoked While Pregnant
  • Mother Tried to Quit Smoking When Pregnant
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Television Viewing

 

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Vaccinations

 

To Child Top
Women, Infants and Children (WIC)  

  • Mother Participated in WIC While Pregnant
  • Child Participated in WIC (ages 0-5 years)

 

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Background Summary & Methodology of 2015 LA County Health Survey

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