Lancaster County Health Reports
Are you interested in learning what Lancastrians had to say about a wide variety of behaviors, ranging from their quality of sleep to how much they exercise to their educational level, employment status and more?
Check out these reports:
How does our health compare to other Pennsylvanians and what are the top five health priorities for Lancaster County according to the Lancaster Health Improvement Partnership?
Find out here: 2010 Summary Report on the Health of Lancaster County
Members of the African-American and Latino communities were asked about their frequency and desire to exercise, their overall perception of the general health of their respective community, and what behaviors they felt would make the most positive impact on the health of their respective community.
Read their comments here: 2009 African-American and Latino Health Perspectives
Lancaster General Health, Ephrata Community Hospital and the Amish Research Clinic sponsored a focus group to ask four groups of Amish about health care needs, utilization, and barriers to care in the Amish community. This is what they said: 2009 Amish Focus Group Report
To better understand what cancers are preventable in our communities and to know which people in our communities will benefit from screening studies aimed at earlier detection of cancer, LG Health commissioned an extensive study of cancer-related health statistics in Lancaster County. Learn more here: 2008 Lancaster County Cancer Data Report
Do you ever wonder what secondary school students think about their behavior, attitudes and knowledge about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and violence? The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency asked them. Read their answers here: 2007 Pennsylvania Youth Survey Report for Lancaster County