Newly updated data on WhyNotTheBest.org compare the health of residents in counties across the United States, showcasing, for example, rates of preventable hospitalizations and the percent of adults reporting to be in fair or poor health. The data, drawn from the County Health Rankings set, also provide information on the health care supports available to residents, such as the supply of dentists and primary care physicians.
Explore these data by creating a “Compare by Region” report, try our interactive map, or get started with these featured reports:
County Health Rankings: North Carolina Counties
County Health Rankings: Vermont Counties
For more information on comparative health system performance, check out The Commonwealth Fund’s new Scorecard on State Health System Performance, 2014.