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2017 Population Health Assessment

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The 2017 Population Health Assessment presents key demographic and health information of Hastings and Prince Edward counties. The report includes local statistics and figures of public health topics such as communicable diseases, immunizations, facility inspections, smoking, alcohol consumption, illicit drug use, sexual health, reproductive health, child health, oral health, road safety, healthy eating, active living, healthy weights, injuries, chronic diseases, and leading causes of death. Where possible, comparisons are made between sexes, ages, income levels, and urban and rural regions for an up-to-date and thorough look at the state of population health in Hastings and Prince Edward counties.

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