Crow Wing Energized
Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

The following are the Health and Wellness measurements and indicators that Crow Wing Energized will be utilizing to determine impact of this grassroots movement over time.

 

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)1
    • Established in 1984 by the CDC
    • State-based system of health surveys that collects information on health risk behaviors, preventive health practices, and health care access primarily related to chronic disease and injury
    • Every year, state health departments conduct monthly telephone surveillance using a standardized questionnaire among non-institutionalized adults (18+)
    • More than 430,000 interviews conducted in 2011
  • County Health Rankings2
  • US Census Bureau State and County QuickFacts3
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1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Data. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. County Health Rankings 2012. Accessible at www.countyhealthrankings.org.

3Accessible at:  http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html.

UWPHI County Health Rankings Health Outcomes Ranks and Data

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Measure of Morbidity Cass County Crow Wing County Morrison County Minnesota National Benchmark
Poor or fair health, % of adults reporting fair or poor health (age-adjusted), 2004-2010 13% (8-19%) 15% (10-21%) 19% (12-28%) 11% 10%
Poor physical health days, average number of physically unhealthy days reported in past 30 days (age-adjusted), 2004-2010 3.0 (2.2-3.9) 3.6 (2.4-4.9) 3.4 (2.0-4.7) 3.0 2.6
Poor mental health days, average number of mentally unhealthy days reported in past 30 days (age-adjusted), 2004-2010 3.5 (2.1-5.0) 3.5 (2.2-4.8) 4.5 (2.9-6.2) 2.7 2.3
Low birthweight, % of live births with low birthweight (< 2500 grams), 2002-2008 6.9% (5.9-7.9%) 6.6% (5.9-7.2%) 6.9% (6.0-7.8%) 6.5% 6%

UWPHI County Health Rankings Health Behaviors Ranks and Data

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Health Behavior Category Health Behavior Measure Cass County Crow Wing County Morrison County Minnesota National Benchmark
Tobacco Use Adult smoking, % of adults that report smoking ≥ 100 cigarettes and currently smoking, 2004-2010 20%      (15-27%) 18%      (14-23%) 24%      (17-33%) 18% 14%
Diet & Exercise Adult obesity, % of adults that report a body mass index ≥ 30 kg/m2, 2009 28%       (23-33%) 25%      (21-30%) 29%      (23-35%) 26% 25%
Physical inactivity, % of adults aged 20 and over reporting no leisure time physical activity, 2009 23%      (18-28%) 19%      (15-23%) 22%      (17-27%) 19% 21%
Alcohol Use Excessive drinking, binge plus heavy drinking, 2004-2010 20%      (14-29%) 20%      (16-25%) 24%      (17-34%) 19% 8%
Motor vehicle crash deaths per 100,000 population, 2002-2008 27         (19-34) 18         (14-22) 23         (17-29) 13 12
Sexual Activity Sexually transmitted infections, chlamydia rate per 100,000 population, 2009 181 179 85 272 84
Teen birth rate per 1,000 female population, ages 15-19, 2002-2008 52         (46-57) 35         (32-39) 30         (26-33) 27 22