Regional Health Status Indicators Northeast Massachusetts

About this Resource

This 2007 report provides information about the Northeast region of Massachusetts in these areas:

    • socio-demographics [definition]
    • health care access
    • births and deaths
    • major chronic and infectious disease rates
    • substance abuse
    • injury and violence

To help you see the relative health of your region, northeastern MA indicators [definition] are compared with those of other regions and to the state as a whole. Many indicators are organized by race, Hispanic ethnicity, and age. This can clarify how particular health interventions [definition] might help specific populations in your community.

Finally, this report highlights health status information about several large communities in your region (Lowell, Lawrence, and Lynn), because they may influence your regional outcomes [definition].

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