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Physical Environment Ranking  New

Value: 57 
Measurement
Period:
2014
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: FL Counties
Categories: Health / County Health Rankings
Health / Environmental & Occupational Health
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the ranking of the county's physical environment according to the County Health Rankings. The ranking is based on a summary composite score calculated from the following measures: daily fine particulate matter, drinking water violations, severe housing problems, driving alone to work, and long commute while driving alone.
Why this is important: 
The physical environment includes all of the parts of where we live and work (e.g., homes, buildings, streets, and parks). The environment influences a person's level of physical activity and ability to have healthy lifestyle behaviors. For example, inaccessible or nonexistent sidewalks or walking paths increase sedentary habits. These habits contribute to obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Other factors that contribute to healthy lifestyle behaviors are access to grocery stores and farmer's markets, recreation facilities, and the presence of a clean and safe physical environment.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Counties are ranked relative to the health of other counties in the same state on a variety of health measures. Those having high ranks, e.g. 1 or 2, are considered to be the "healthiest." Use caution when comparing current ranking to previous time periods as ranking criteria may have changed.
Source: County Health Rankings
URL of Source:   http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: March 2014

Time Series Data

2011: 34 2012: 30 2013: 14 2014: 57
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Physical Environment Ranking  New

Value: 57 
Measurement
Period:
2014
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / County Health Rankings
Health / Environmental & Occupational Health
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the ranking of the county's physical environment according to the County Health Rankings. The ranking is based on a summary composite score calculated from the following measures: daily fine particulate matter, drinking water violations, severe housing problems, driving alone to work, and long commute while driving alone.
Why this is important: 
The physical environment includes all of the parts of where we live and work (e.g., homes, buildings, streets, and parks). The environment influences a person's level of physical activity and ability to have healthy lifestyle behaviors. For example, inaccessible or nonexistent sidewalks or walking paths increase sedentary habits. These habits contribute to obesity, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Other factors that contribute to healthy lifestyle behaviors are access to grocery stores and farmer's markets, recreation facilities, and the presence of a clean and safe physical environment.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Counties are ranked relative to the health of other counties in the same state on a variety of health measures. Those having high ranks, e.g. 1 or 2, are considered to be the "healthiest." Use caution when comparing current ranking to previous time periods as ranking criteria may have changed.
Source: County Health Rankings
URL of Source:   http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
URL of Data:   http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/rankings/data
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: March 2014

Time Series Data

2011: 34 2012: 30 2013: 14 2014: 57
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