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Tennessee County Health Rankings Released
Date:5/1/2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Institute of Public Health (TNIPH) released a second report today that details, county by county, the health status of Tennesseans. The study, Tennessee County Health Rankings: 2007 Index, both profiles and ranks the health of the public for each county. TNIPH released the first County Health Ranking in December 2006.

Most of the report is comprised of individual profiles of a Tennessee county's health based on a series of indicators drawn from different sources including the Tennessee Department of Health, Department of Education and the U.S. Census Bureau, to name a few. These profiles will enable counties to look at many different indices at once and offers a broader picture of health in their counties.

"The goal is to identify specific public health areas that require attention for a given community and to enable public policy makers and public health officials to set priorities and dedicate resources to improve the health of Tennesseans, county by county," said Beth Fuller, doctor of public health and executive director of the TNIPH.

The report focuses on combining two categories of health measures, "health outcomes" and "health determinants." Outcomes show the overall health status of a county population, while determinants function as predictors of the population's future health.

Recently, the New York Times reported a disturbing trend of higher mortality rates in pockets across the U.S. In the article, decreased life expectancy was identified in numerous Tennessee counties in recent years, particularly for women. Reports such as the one released by the Tennessee Institute of Public Health are timely and can help identify issues, county by county that might contribute to the decline in life expectancy in Tennessee.

The report is based on 35 indicators including mortality rates, high school graduation, smoking prevalence, birth weight, access to health care, racial
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