Androscoggin County lies in the midst of the southwestern section of Maine and hosts two of Maine’s largest cities, Lewiston and Auburn. Centrally located, Lewiston/Auburn is less than one hour from the mountains, the seacoast, Portland, Augusta, and Freeport.
Total Area: 497 square miles
Population (2010 census): 107,702
Population Density: 229 people per square mile
Public Health District: Western - District 3
|Priority||Metric for Primary Outcome||State Rate
|Increase Childhood Immunizations||% 19-35 month olds up-to-date (i.e.received all doses) for a series of seven immunizations (Oct 2015)||76%||71%|
|Decrease Tobacco Use||% Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014)||20%||24%|
|Decrease Obesity||% Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014)||29%||35%|
|Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations||Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees||59 (58-60)||58 (54-62)|
|Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||
|Decrease Cancer Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||175||170|
|Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction||Age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014)||12.7||13.8|
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