Interactive local health, now at your fingertips | Public Health Insider

Explore King County’s access to healthcare, average life expectancy, exposure to infectious diseases, and even violence and injury prevention with interactive maps.

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:48am
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The following was written by Sharon Bogan for Public Health Insider, and adapted from blog post originally featured on Communities Count:

For the first time, extensive interactive data on health and well-being in King County communities is available on Public Health’s Community Health Indicators website. The site makes it easier to visually explore public health data and drill down by geography and other demographics.

From what’s the best predictor of a woman getting prenatal care to what’s happening with trends in binge drinking, these new visualizations make it easier to explore data on health and well-being in King County.

SOME DATA TO EXPLORE

HOW TO USE THE SITE

  • Click on a topic area, or use the search box or scroll to browse a list of indicators on the homepage.
  • Select an indicator. At the top, multiple tabs will bring you to charts, maps and other information.
  • Once a visualization opens, hover over the maps or colored bars to bring up a floating box with detailed information such as the name of the geographic region.

Interested in more information about how to explore the data? This interactive tutorial will walk you through the available functions.

Questions or comments about the data site, please contact data.request@kingcounty.gov


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