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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Data and reports

Providing regular, updated data on the health of King County's population is a core function of Public Health – Seattle & King County. Data is intended to inform the community, including policy makers, medical personnel, researchers, community-based organizations, government agencies and individuals to understand and respond to diseases, threats and underlying conditions impacting our health.
Current interest
  • City & County Response to Marijuana Legalization in Washington: 2013-2014
    An analysis of WA state county and city policy responses to legalization of recreational marijuana and medical marijuana, including zoning, youth buffer zones, public use.

  • King County Hospitals for a Healthier Community (HHC)
    King County Hospitals for a Healthier Community (HHC) is a collaborative of 12 hospitals and health systems in King County and Public Health-Seattle & King County. HHC members have joined forces to identify the most important health needs and assets in the communities they serve and develop plans to address them.

  • King County Health Profile (PDF, 8.6Mb)
    The purpose of this report is to inform policy-makers, government agencies, and the public about geographic health disparity.

  • Quality assurance and evaluation of the Affordable Care Act in King County, Washington: PDF | PowerPoint

  • LawAtlasSM PolicyTracker: Interactive maps of local policies, policy reports, and policy data. Topics include: local tobacco policies in parks and colleges/universities. Coming soon: tobacco in K12, school wellness, marijuana and worksite wellness.
Publication highlights
  • Behavioral Health in King County, May 2015
    This report reviews King County population-level data about behavioral health conditions and their select risk factors. Recognizing that there is a range of behavioral health symptoms, this report focuses primarily on serious mental health symptoms and excessive alcohol and drug use.

  • City Health Profiles
    City health profiles provide information on health and determinants of health about the people living in an area of King County.

  • School District Health Profiles
    The purpose of these profiles is to inform school policy-makers and administrators, health and wellness planners, and the public about student health indicators at the district level.

  • Community health data
    A set of indicators measuring the health of King County residents in an array of comprehensive, population-based data.

  • Health Data Newsletters
    Shaping our community with data with numerous topics.

  • Maps for visual display of relevant population health data

  • Communities Count (external site)
    Communities Count is a public-private partnership that tracks social, economic, health, environmental, and cultural conditions important to King County residents. Charitable organizations, local and state government, service providers, and the public use the site’s qualitative and quantitative data to inform decisions in support of healthier King County communities.
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