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External Publication
The online Contra Costa Health Atlas gives interactive data on more than 100 health indicators and socioeconomic factors that affect them. Users can map some indicators to the ZIP-code level and stratify data demographically.
External Publication
The online Contra Costa Health Atlas gives interactive data on more than 100 health indicators and socioeconomic factors that affect them. Users can map some indicators to the ZIP-code level and stratify data demographically.
Infographic
This infographic utilizes 2021–2022 pooled data from the CHIS to illustrate risks and perceptions regarding gun violence among LGBT populations.
Infographic
This infographic utilizes 2021–2022 pooled data from the CHIS to illustrate risks and perceptions regarding gun violence among LGBT populations.
External Publication
This report shows that people of color face barriers in accessing health care, often receive suboptimal treatment, and are most likely to experience poor outcomes in the health care system. This study uses 2021 CHIS data.
External Publication
This report shows that people of color face barriers in accessing health care, often receive suboptimal treatment, and are most likely to experience poor outcomes in the health care system. This study uses 2021 CHIS data.
External Publication
Authors examined the strategies by which community coalitions attempted to limit the number of stores selling flavored tobacco across California. Thirty-six final evaluation reports (FERs) were used for their analysis.
External Publication
Authors examined the strategies by which community coalitions attempted to limit the number of stores selling flavored tobacco across California. Thirty-six final evaluation reports (FERs) were used for their analysis.
Fact Sheet
The data presented in these fact sheets highlight strengths and assets and some of the barriers that Asian American children, youth, and families face in California that impact their health and well-being, as well as community-defined protective factors that help address and mitigate inequities.
Fact Sheet
The data presented in these fact sheets highlight strengths and assets and some of the barriers that Asian American children, youth, and families face in California that impact their health and well-being, as well as community-defined protective factors that help address and mitigate inequities.
Fact Sheet
The data presented in this fact sheet highlight strengths and assets and some of the barriers that Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) children, youth, and families face in California that shape their health and well-being, as well as community-defined protective factors that help address and mitigate inequities.
Fact Sheet
The data presented in this fact sheet highlight strengths and assets and some of the barriers that Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) children, youth, and families face in California that shape their health and well-being, as well as community-defined protective factors that help address and mitigate inequities.
Policy Brief
This study uses data from the 2022 CHIS to analyze the distribution of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and positive childhood experiences (PCEs) and their relationship to mental health issues such as serious psychological distress (SPD) and to perceived need and unmet need for mental health care among California adults.
Policy Brief
This study uses data from the 2022 CHIS to analyze the distribution of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and positive childhood experiences (PCEs) and their relationship to mental health issues such as serious psychological distress (SPD) and to perceived need and unmet need for mental health care among California adults.
Policy Brief
Suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents ages 15–17 and young adults ages 18–24, collectively referred to as youth. In this policy brief, authors use pooled 2021 and 2022 California Health Interview Survey to report population-level estimates for associations between firearm proximity and psychological distress as well as lifetime history of suicide ideation and suicide attempts of California youth.
Policy Brief
Suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents ages 15–17 and young adults ages 18–24, collectively referred to as youth. In this policy brief, authors use pooled 2021 and 2022 California Health Interview Survey to report population-level estimates for associations between firearm proximity and psychological distress as well as lifetime history of suicide ideation and suicide attempts of California youth.
Policy Brief
This policy brief examines geographic disparities in rates of potentially preventable hospitalizations and emergency department visits among adults ages 18 and older by Service Planning Areas (SPA) in Los Angeles County from 2016 to 2021. Authors look at three combinations of conditions that are typically preventable, given appropriate disease management: all conditions, chronic conditions, and diabetes-related conditions.
Policy Brief
This policy brief examines geographic disparities in rates of potentially preventable hospitalizations and emergency department visits among adults ages 18 and older by Service Planning Areas (SPA) in Los Angeles County from 2016 to 2021. Authors look at three combinations of conditions that are typically preventable, given appropriate disease management: all conditions, chronic conditions, and diabetes-related conditions.
Journal Article
This study examine how legal status and past undocumented status are associated with health care access and health outcomes. Researchers assess associations between past and current legal status and usual source of care, delayed medical care and psychological distress.
Journal Article
This study examine how legal status and past undocumented status are associated with health care access and health outcomes. Researchers assess associations between past and current legal status and usual source of care, delayed medical care and psychological distress.