Measure Definitions

Measures are grouped into five (four in the 2022 and 2021 releases and three in the 2020 release) categories: Health Outcomes (13), Prevention (9), Health Risk Behaviors (4), Disabilities (7), and Health Status (3). Each measure has a comprehensive definition that includes the background, significance, limitations of the indicator, data source, and limitations of the data resources. To access the measures and their definitions, click the buttons below.