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Health Status Health Topics

About Health Status

The World Health Organization defines health as, "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." The topics in this category include the various measures we use as "indicators" of population health status.

Health Topic Data and Usage

Please select one of the above Health Topics to see more information as well as navigation links to that topic's related Health Indicator reports and the related user queryable Health Datasets. Use the above top naviagtion images to change to a different Topic Category.

Health Topic pages contain more detailed information such as "Why Important" and "What is being Done". Along with this information are links to the associated Indicator Reports and Dataset Queries. The Indicator Reports provide graphs, maps, public health context, and data tables. Many of the topics have queryable datasets that you can use to create your own tables, charts, and maps. These data query results pages will contain dataset details, including data sources and tips on how data can or cannot be used.