HEALTH CARE SNAPSHOT
Data and information on health care trends in Montgomery County
HOWHEALTHY IS YOUR COUNTY?
CORONAVIRUS CASE ANALYSIS
COMPILED BY EVA VIGH
New cases in Montgomery County continued to accumulate in May.
These rankings are updated annually but include data from previous years. There are other factors included that are not listed below.
CASE BREAKDOWN Montgomery County
NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES PER WEEK
Active cases 36.57%
• LENGTHOFLIFE • QUALITYOFLIFE , such as the number of poor mental and physical health days reported HEALTH OUTCOMES INCLUDE:
March 19-26 32 March 26-April 2 78 April 2-9 112 April 9-16 119 April 16-23 86 April 23-30 103 April 30- May 7 90 May 7-14 86 May 14-21 103 May 21-28 59 May 28- June 4 113
Total cases: 1,162
HEALTH FACTORS INCLUDE:
Recoveries per 100,000 residents
Deaths per 100,000 residents
• HEALTHBEHAVIORS , such as smoking, obesity, physical activity, excessive drinking, alcohol-impaired driving deaths, sexually transmitted infections and teen births • CLINICALCARE , including health insurance coverage; number of physicians, dentists and mental health providers; preventable hospital stays; and u vaccinations • SOCIOECONOMICFACTORS , such as educational attainment levels, children in poverty, income inequality and violent crimes • PHYSICALENVIRONMENTFACTORS , such as air pollution, drinking water violations, housing problems and long commutes
2020 STATEWIDE HEALTH CARE RANKINGS (out of 244 counties)
15 14 10 39 60 30 37
CASES BY AGE
Length of life
10-19 20-29 30-39 50-59 40-49 60-69 70-79 80-89
Quality of life
194 234 233
SOURCES: ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN POPULATION HEALTH INSTITUTE, COUNTYHEALTHRANKINGS.ORG, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES, MONTGOMERY COUNTYCOMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
All coronavirus data is up to date as of June 10. For updated coronavirus data and information, go to communityimpact.com.
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Conroe, Texas 77304 Phone: 936.539.4004 www.LoneStarFamily.org
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We accept most insurance, Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare, have affordable self pay options, and a sliding fee scale with eligibility.
CONROE MONTGOMERY EDITION • JUNE 2020
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