Common Health for the Commonwealth

About this Resource

The full name of this report is Common Health for the Commonwealth: Massachusetts Trends in the Preventable Determinants of Health. It includes:

  • information on health care trends
  • a look at progress made toward our public health goals
  • a series of focused perspectives from experts in each field covered in this report

You’ll find information about factors that affect the health status of Massachusetts residents, such as:

  • rates of poverty
  • access to health care
  • access to education
  • air pollution/asthma
  • tobacco use
  • obesity
  • violence
  • oral health
  • alcohol use
  • infectious blood-borne diseases