NOVEMBER 2015 DATA BRIEF: CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

A number of issues play a role in community obesity rates, including environmental, social and economic factors. In children, however, obesity rates can be attributed to two main causes - physical inactivity and poor nutrition.

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AUGUST 2015 DATA BRIEF:DROWNINGS AND NEAR-DROWNINGS

As part of its role to assess health trends across the region, the Riverside County Epidemiology & Program Evaluation reports that drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death for children 1-4 years old in Riverside County.

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JULY 2015 DATA BRIEF: LOW-BIRTH WEIGHT IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Low Birth Weight by Race/Ethnicity in Riverside County 2003-2013

In an effort to promote health and wellness, the Riverside County Epidemiology & Program Evaluation branch has explored low birth weight trends. While low birth weight deliveries in Riverside County have remained below national and state averages in the last 10 years, African-American infants account for the highest percentage in the County and State.

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JUNE 2015 DATA BRIEF: DIABETES IN OLDER ADULTS

Diabetes in Older Adults, Riverside County

The Riverside County Epidemiology & Program Evaluation branch regularly assesses health trends across the region. The following report offers a detailed look at how the number of older Riverside County adults affected by diabetes has increased by 12 percent from 2003 to 2012.

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