Boston Regional Health Status Indicators Report

About this Resource

This 2007 report provides information about Boston 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, Boston 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.

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