New maps and data now available for the Teen Births indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.

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The new seven-year average teen birth data for 2014-2020 are now available (replacing data for 2013-2019). Data were from the National Center for Health Statistics – Natality files and are used for the 2022 County Health Rankings. The seven-year average number of births per 1,000 female population age 15-19 are reported for US states and counties with >= 10 teen births over the report period.

New maps and data now available for the Infant Mortality indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.

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The new seven-year average infant mortality data for 2014-2020 are now available (replacing data for 2013-2019). Data were from the National Center for Health Statistics – Mortality files and are used for the 2022 County Health Rankings. The seven-year average number of infant deaths per 1,000 live birth are reported for US states and counties with >= 20 teen births over the report period.

New indicator published! Maps and data now available for the Access to Dentists indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.***PREM***

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The access to dentists data for the year of 2020 are now available. Data were from the 2020 Area Health Resources Files (AHRF) and are used for the 2022 County Health Rankings. The rate of dentists per 100,000 population are reported for US states and counties (data are suppressed for counties with population greater than 4,000 and 0 dentists over the report period).

New maps and data now available for the Low Birth Weight indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.

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The new seven-year average birth weight data for 2014-2020 are now available (replacing data for 2013-2019). Data were from the National Center for Health Statistics – Natality files and are used for the 2022 County Health Rankings. Percentage of live births with low birthweight (< 2,500 grams) are reported for US states and counties with 10 or more low birthweight births over the report period.

New indicator published! Maps and data now available for the Childcare Cost Burden indicator from the 2022 County Health Rankings.***PREM***

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The childcare cost burden data for the year of 2021&2020 are now available. Data were from the 2021&2020 Living Wage Calculator and Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates and are used for the 2022 County Health Rankings. The childcare costs for a household with two children as a percent of median household income are reported for US counties and states over the report period.