Department of Public Health
Health Assessment Reports

  Food Insecurity in Los Angeles County

Summary: More than half a million households earning less than 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL) are food insecure, which means many people face barriers purchasing nutritional foods at some time during the year. The report includes a series of recommendations for multi- sector partnership and innovation to increase access to healthy foods.

Publication date: 09/2017   
  Recent Trends in Health Insurance Coverage

Summary: This latest installment of the LA Health Brief Series assesses recent trends in health insurance coverage for adults 18 to 64 years of age and children 17 years and under in Los Angeles County during the period 2002-2015.

Period of data: 2002-2015    Publication date: 04/2017   
  Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level

Summary: The Women's Health Data Report offers a current and comprehensive snapshot of the social and economic factors that affect the health of LA County women and where disparities in health persist.

Publication date: 01/2017   
  Key Indicators of Health by Service Planning Area (2015 Los Angeles County Health Survey Data)

Summary: Key Indicators are standardized measures through which we can assess health and well-being. In this report, we describe indicators for each of Los Angeles County's eight Service Planning Areas (SPAs) and the County overall. It also compares health measures of Los Angeles County residents with those of the United States population, and with Healthy People 2020 target goals.

Publication date: 01/2017   
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