TEEN AND ADULT SUICIDE IN RIVERSIDE

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., presenting a major but preventable public health problem.

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COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS YEARLY SUMMARY REPORT 2015

Coccidioidomycosis, also known as Valley Fever, is an infection caused by inhaling spores of the fungus Coccidioides found in the soil and dirt of some areas. This fungus cannot be spread between people. This fungus is predominantly found in the soil of the San Joaquin Valley.

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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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