Regional Health Status Indicators Southeast Massachusetts

About this Resource

This 2007 report provides information about the southeast 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, southeastern 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.