• York County covers the southernmost region of the State of Maine and spans coastal and inland rural communities.

    • Total Area: 1,271 square miles

    • Population (2010 census): 197,131

    • Population Density: 199 people per square mile

    • Public Health District: York – District 1

     

Priority Metric for Primary Outcome State Rate
 
County 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% 80%
Decrease Tobacco Use % Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014) 20% 19% 
Decrease Obesity % Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014) 29% 28% 
Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees 59 (58-60) 55 (53-58)
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 195 168
Decrease Cancer Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 175 171
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014) 12.7 14.5
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