Friday Factday: Examining Breast-Cancer Related Death

Breast cancer awareness month is upon us. This post considers what percent of state and metro-area deaths are a result of the disease, as well as how much it contributes to premature death and racial disparities in this worst-case outcome.

By |2019-10-11T15:59:06-04:00October 11th, 2019|Friday Factday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Examining Breast-Cancer Related Death

Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta

An examination of the Atlanta MSA's uninsured with state and national comparisons, as well as a look at the 10-county rates and usage of private vs. public insurance.

By |2019-09-23T11:34:52-04:00September 20th, 2019|Friday Factday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta

Highlights from this snapshot: Metro Atlanta counties generally are healthy, especially compared to the rest of the state. The metro area also sees some of the lowest rates for premature death, relative to the rest of the state. This is tempered by extreme disparities in life expectancy for residents living just a few miles [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:40:19-04:00April 26th, 2019|Public Health, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta
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