Do Employees From Less-Healthy Communities Use More Care and Cost More? Seeking to Establish a Business Case for Investment in Community Health
IMPLEMENTATION EVALUATION — Volume 16 — July 25, 2019
This map displays the Health Index by zip regions among 5 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Zip regions in Philadelphia County had the highest Health Index scores, corresponding to the least healthy communities, followed by zip regions in eastern Delaware County and southern Bucks County.
The Health Index by zip region (n = 31), southeastern Pennsylvania, 2016. Data sources: PHMC Household Health Survey and American Communities Survey, 5-Year Estimates 2011–2015.
This map shows the relationship between the Health Index and mean ED visits by zip regions among 5 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Healthier zip regions had lower mean ED visits, whereas zip regions with poorer health had higher mean ED visits.
Mean number of emergency department visits by the Health Index among adults that live in zip regions in southeastern Pennsylvania. Abbreviation: ED, emergency department. Data sources: PHMC Household Health Survey and American Communities Survey, 5-Year Estimates 2011–2015.
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