What has public health got to do with it? Presented by Kristin duBay-Horton, Director of Health & Social Services, Bridgeport, CT
19% of all respondents have asthma
Of those 15% have been hospitalized once in the past year due to asthma, 19% more than once.
More than 16% have an immediate family member with asthma
Asthma Rates by Neighborhood
Obesity BMI Comparisons (Survey) Obesity rates in Bridgeport are the highest in the state. We have considerably more people in the morbidly obese category than CT or the US as a whole.
Obesity (Continued) BMI Comparisons (Bridgeport Zip Codes)
Rates per 10,000 households
Making data accessible to everyone and making it core to the conversation Understanding the interrelated nature of public health and the environment and making both part of our mindset Making public health and social justice core to the work that we are doing