BIENESTAR PHOENIX

COMMUNITY HEALTH CARDS

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Maricopa County Community Health Information

Bienestar Phoenix has been working with local organizations to promote health and well-being in the Phoenix community.  In so doing, discovered the following needs expressed below.

Maricopa County Stats

  • Population = 3,072, 149
  • % Hispanic = 30%
  • % Living in Poverty = 17% vs. 18% in Arizona
  • Per Capita Income = $27K vs. $25K in Arizona
  • Unemployment Rate = 4.8% vs. 6.0%

Chronic Disease Prevalence in the US

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Disease Prevalence in Maricopa County

  • Obesity: 1 in 4 adults are obese
  • Cardiovascular disease is the 2nd leading cause of death in the county
  • The prevalence of diabetes in Maricopa County resulted in 5,407 emergency room visits, 6,378 hospital visits, and 7,083 years of potential life lost

Survey Collection of Maricopa Residents

  • 2330 people filled out the surveys
  • 66% Female; 34% Male
  • 77% between 25-54
  • 97% Latino

Top Health Concerns

  • 77% Diabetes
  • 64% Obesity
  • 58% Cancer

Obstacles that Prevent Wellness

  • 31% Time
  • 30% Lack of information about health
  • 19% Fast Food & Lack of Fresh Food

Top Concerns for their Family

  • 44% Stress
  • 44% Nutrition
  • 38% Exercise
  • 21% Depression

Top Reason Not Going to Doctor

64% Cannot afford to go

Asked if Their Church Addresses Health & Wellness

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