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CHARTS Community Spotlight DOH-Gulf Partnering to Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

DOH-Gulf Partnering to Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
In 2013, staff from DOH-Gulf and their community partners looked at their comprehensive community health assessment and realized that residents of the county ranked in the fourth quartile of the state for adults who were overweight and for diabetes mortality. To combat these pernicious health outcomes, the Gulf County Community Health Improvement Partners (CHIP Partners) chose chronic disease and obesity as two of their three priorities (along with Tobacco) and designed several evidenced-based strategies to improve both, including establishing healthy food choices in local food markets, worksite wellness programs, and a community walking program.
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  • 50.2% of adults participated in 150 minutes or more (or vigorous equivalent minutes) of aerobic physical activity per week in 2013.
  • 43.9% of middle and high school students participated in 60 minutes of daily physical activity in 2013.
  • In 2013, 1 out of 12 (8.2%) Florida adults had current asthma.
  • In 2013, 1 out of 6 (16.6%) Florida children under the age of 18 years had ever had asthma.
  • In 2013, the emergency department visit rate for asthma was 4 times higher among non-Hispanic blacks than non-Hispanic whites.
  • There were 103,621 emergency department visits and 29,537 hospitalizations due to asthma in 2013.
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Did You Know?

  • You can get zip code and census tract data in CHARTS’ Data Queries for births, deaths, infant deaths, and fetal deaths.
  • You can compare communities with different age structures by selecting age adjusted rates.
  • AADR is a commonly used term for Age Adjusted Death Rate.
  • Heart disease and cancer have been the leading causes of death for over 4 decades.
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