• Lincoln County is located in the mid-coast region of the State of Maine and includes 451 miles of coast and six rivers as well as remote Monhegan Island, located 12 miles from the mainland.

    • Total Area: 700 square miles

    • Population (2010 census): 34,457

    • Population Density: 75 people per square mile

    • Public Health District: Midcoast – District 4


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) 22%  17%
Decrease Obesity % Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014) 27%  25%
Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees 59 (58-60) 55 (49-61)
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 195 192
Decrease Cancer Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 175 179
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Age-adjusted rate Days Supply of Class II Drugs, per 100,000 population (2009-2014) 12.7 12.3
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