Scroll down for key reports regarding health in Orange County.
Reports also appear in the “Related Content” section at the bottom of each indicator page. Contact OCHIP@ochca.com to submit your report.
The CalOptima Member Health Needs Assessment provides a summary of findings from an assessment of more than 6,000 CalOptima members, service providers and community representatives conducted in summer and fall 2017. The report includes findings on social determinants of health, mental health, primary care, provider access, and dental care. Download the full report or read the Executive Summary.
The 23rd Annual Report on the Conditions of Children in Orange County studies four interdependent focus areas: Good Health, Economic Well-Being, Educational Achievement and Safe Homes and Communities. Each focus area includes the most recent data for indicators to assess improving or worsening trends over 10 years.
In Orange County, there were 7,457 opioid overdose-abuse cases treated in emergency departments (ED) between 2011 and 2015. This report provides an analysis of opioid-related ED visits and hospitalizations, opioid-related deaths in Orange County during this period.
The Orange County Community Indicators Project annually measures the overall quality of life of Orange County by tracking key indicators of economic, social, and environmental well being.
The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a biannual tally of people without a home on a particular night. The last PIT occurred on January 28, 2017. The count is a joint project of 211OC and OC Commission to End Homelessness. The full report and summary are available at the 211OC Point-In-Time Count webpage. Check out the 2017 PIT Infographic to learn key statistics and information.
The Orange County Adult Profile provides an overview of the health and wellbeing of the older adult population in Orange County by highlighting key health, social, and economic indicators. This report is presented by the Orange County Healthy Aging Initiative (OCHAI), a subcommittee of the Orange County Aging Services Collaborative
The Life Expectancy Report in Orange County presents the life expectancy from 1990 to 2013. Average life expectancy at birth is one of the most fundamental measures of the overall health of a community. With advances in medical care and efforts to improve public health, life expectancy in Orange County has increased by 5.1 years over the past 25 years. With a life expectancy of 82 years, Orange County residents live over three years longer than the state and national averages. Moreover, the County would rank near the top 10 of all the world’s nations in terms of longevity.
This new study examines the leading causes of premature death in Orange County residents. Over 6,000 deaths in 2010 were premature – to people less than 75 years of age. The three leading causes of premature death were cancer, heart disease, and unintentional injury (primarily drug overdose). The entire community has a role in promoting healthier behaviors, such as physical activity, smoking cessation, and the prevention of drug abuse in order to reduce premature deaths in Orange County. Orange County Health Care Agency recently launched the campaign Eat.Play.Breathe. to promote the website www.myHealthOC.org that offers resources and practical tips on quitting smoking, increasing physical activity and improving diet.
The Orange County Health Profile shows key health indicators and social, economic, and environmental indicators that impact health. Examples of the more than 70 indicators in the report are Life Expectancy, Health Insurance Coverage, Violent Crime, Crowded Living Conditions, Breastfeeding, Heart Disease Deaths, Obesity Rates, Smoking Rates, Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths, and Suicide Rates.
Produced by Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice, A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Orange County provides the latest data on Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders from the U.S. Census Bureau and other sources.