2010 CNA Secondary Data Analysis Methodology (click to download the PDF)
2010 CNA Data (click to download the entire data set in Excel format)
Age Adjusted Mortality: The number of deaths per 10,000 people adjusted to match a standard age profile.
Community Health Vulnerability Index (CHVI): A composite indicator representing socio-economic and demographic barriers to health access for communities. It is based on nine variables obtained from Thompson Reuters scaled from 0 to 1, summing them with equal weights, and then ranking them so that the area with the highest modeled barriers was ranked first, and the area with the lowest modeled barriers was ranked last. The nine variables are as follows:
Limited English: Percentage of population over age 5 that speaks English poorly or not at all
Minority: Percentage of population that is minority (including Hispanic ethnicity)
No high school diploma: Percentage of population over 25 without a high school diploma
Poverty 65+: Percentage of households below poverty line, with the head of household age 65 or more
Poverty children: Percentage of families with children under 18 below poverty line
Poverty single w/ kids: Percentage of single female-headed families with children under 18 below poverty line
Renting: Percentage of households renting their home
Unemployed: Percentage of population in the labor force, ages 16 or more, without employment
Uninsured: Percentage of population without health insurance
Emergency Room (ER) Visits: Number of Emergency Dept. (ED) discharges; reported as a rate per 10,000 by disease.
Fact Sheet: The printable one-page sheet that appears upon clicking on a zip code within the zip map.
Hospitalizations: Number of admittances into a hospital; reported as a rate per 10,000 by disease.
Infant Mortality Rate: The number of deaths under 1 year of age divided by the total number of births; reported as cases per 10,000 births.
Life Expectancy: The number of years a person within a give population is expected to live at a given age; reported on this website as the age a person is expected to live from birth within a specific zip code.
Low Birth Weight: The total number of births with baby weight below 1500 grams divided by the total number of live births; reported as the number of cases per 10,000 births.
Mortality: The number of deaths in a given population; reported as a rate per 10,000 by disease.
Slide-out Panel: The panel that appears from the right side of the screen upon scrolling over a particular zip code, this panel gives snapshot information of the zip code that the cursor is placed over.
Underinsured: Refers to having health insurance for some health risks while being uninsured for other health risks.
Uninsured: The percentage of the population without health insurance; reported at the zip code level.