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State Health Assessment and Indicators

State Health Assessment

Every five years the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division describes the health of our state through the State Health Assessment (SHA). The SHA provides a data-driven resource that describes Oregon's health related strengths as well as its leading health challenges.

Oregon's State Health Assessment, 2018 (full report)

Evaluación de la salud en el estado de Oregón, 2018 (resumen ejecutivo)

Learn about the process to develop the State Health Assessment.

 July 31, 2018 press release: State Health Assessment: Oregon health gains affected by social, economic issues.

Health Indicators

About the Indicators

  • Indicators from the State Health Assessment are updated annually.
  • Data tables for many of the indicators are also available by county.

Select a topic below to view the indicators for that topic. You can then view the state profile or, where available, the county data tables.

Indicators

Economic

Poverty

Income inequality

Unemployment

Education

Chronic school absenteeism

Educational attainment

Food

Food insecurity

Housing

Rent burden

Homelessness

Safety and violence

Violent crime

Intimate partner violence death

Trauma and resiliency

Adverse childhood experiences

Incarceration

Incarceration

Language

Linguistic isolation

Social cohesion and discrimination

Residential racial segregation

Stress

Caregiver health

More resources

Indicators

Natural environment

Air quality: particulate matter concentration

Built environment

Active transportation

Safe drinking water

Water fluoridation

Elevated childhood blood lead levels

Exposure to secondhand smoke

Occupational environment

Non-fatal work-related injuries and illnesses

Fatal work-related injuries

Elevated blood lead levels among adults

More resources

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Indicators

Overall health

Overall health

Maternal and child health

Infant mortality

Infant breastfeeding

Teen pregnancy and birth

Flourishing in early childhood

Diet, physical activity and obesity

Physical inactivity

Soda consumption

Obesity

Tobacco, alcohol and other drugs

Cigarette smoking

Marijuana use

Binge drinking

Alcohol-related deaths

All drug-related deaths

Opioid-related overdose deaths

Emotional health

Mental health

Suicide

Chronic disease

Lung cancer

Asthma hospitalizations

Heart attack hospitalizations

Diabetes

Older adults

Fall injuries among older adults

Other causes of death

Leading causes of death

Premature death

Motor vehicle occupant death

Firearm deaths

Data maps

More resources

Indicators

Health insurance

Lacking health insurance

Health care providers

Health care providers

Preventive services

Colorectal cancer diagnosis and screening

Dental visits among children

First trimester prenatal care

Childhood developmental screening

Effective contraceptive use among women at risk of unintended pregnancy

Childhood immunizations

EMS services

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

More resources

Foodborne

Escherichia coli O157 incidence

Health care acquired

Clostridium difficile incidence

Hepatitis

Chronic Hepatitis C deaths

HIV

HIV infection

STIs

Syphillis incidence

Gonorrhea incidence

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis incidence

Respiratory

Influenza hospitalizations

Vaccine-preventable

Pertussis among infants

More resources

 

VISION

Oregon will be a place where health and wellbeing are achieved across the lifespan for people of all races, ethnicities, disabilities, genders, sexual orientations, socioeconomic status, nationalities and geographic locations.


VALUES

  • Equity and social justice
  • Empowerment
  • Strengths-based
  • Culturally responsive inclusion to achieve authentic community input
  • Accountability to action, evidence base and population impact

Key Publications

Oregon State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)
The State Health Assessment and State Health Indicators will inform the priorities for the 2020-2024 SHIP.

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