Data & Reports

The Community Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation (CAPE) Unit of the Alameda County Public Health Department produces many of the reports on this site.

Below is a selection of new or noteworthy reports. Click on Reports By Topic to get a summary list of all our reports.

Looking for birth or death certificates? Please visit the Alameda County Recorder's website.

 

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www.healthyalamedacounty.org is a website for community health information and population data for Alameda County

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2018 Pacific Islander Fact Sheet

Pacific Islander Health Fact Sheet for Alameda County 2018
Published July 2018

Pacific Islanders are a diverse and fast-growing population in Alameda County. Often, Pacific Islanders are grouped with the Asian population, and may be universally perceived as a group that that is healthy, wealthy, and well educated. As a result, the needs of the Pacific Islander population can go unrecognized and ignored. This updated fact sheet highlights the unique qualities and health concerns of Pacific Islanders across Alameda County.

Domestic Violence Slide Set 2018

Domestic Violence in Alameda County
Published June 2018

This report is intended to describe the populations most affected by domestic violence in Alameda County while acknowledging current data limitations. It includes national statistics as well as Alameda County data on domestic violence-related deaths, hospital visits, and 911 calls. The information presented includes recent data, trends, geographic differences, and racial and ethnic group inequities. Alameda County Domestic Violence support resources are also included for those who need assistance. It was produced by the Alameda County Public Health Department Community Assessment Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) Unit in collaboration with the Alameda County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT).

Slides and maps may be referenced and/or reproduced in reports, presentations and publications with the ACPHD logo and the recommended citation: Alameda County Public Health Department, Domestic Violence Slide Set, June 2018.

Opioid Story Map

Opioid Story Map
Published October 2017, Updated June 2018

Across the nation, we have witnessed the increased use of prescription and non-prescription opioid drugs; more than two million Americans have abused or become dependent on pain medications. The Community Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation (CAPE) unit of the Alameda County Public Health Department has prepared a story map focusing on trends in prescribing practices and opioid outcomes—emergency department visits, hospitalization, and mortality—among residents of Alameda County. The maps and graphics contained here provide an emphasis on the populations most affected by opioid use disorders and poisonings.

Health and Housing in Oakland

Housing Habitability and Health: Oakland’s Hidden Crisis
Published April 2018

This report examines connections between deepening health problems and disparities in health among children in Oakland and the conditions created by dilapidated housing, especially given the Bay Area’s high rents and extreme housing shortage. While gentrification and displacement have changed many neighborhoods and brought an influx of wealthier residents to Oakland, significant disparities remain in health outcomes that are tied to race, income, neighborhood poverty level, and housing status, among other social and environmental conditions.

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Housing Habitability and Health: Oakland’s Hidden Crisis Executive Summary
Published April 2018

The executive summary to the above report.

Map Set 2018

Map Set 2018
Published April 2018

This map set was produced by the Alameda County Public Health Department, Community Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation (CAPE) unit. It is a collection of Alameda County maps that show health and social data at the census tract or zip code level, maps for which CAPE routinely receives requests. We work to achieve the ACPHD mission by monitoring the latest data on social and health issues  affecting our county. The information is intended for policy makers, non-profit organizations, community educators, city planners, local service providers, residents, and students. These maps may be referenced or reproduced in reports, presentations, and publications with the Alameda County Public Health logo and the citation: Alameda County  Public Health Department, Map Set, April 2018. Available in PDF or Powerpoint format.

TB 2017 Fact Sheet

Tuberculosis in Alameda County, 2017
Published March 2018

Summary of TB data for Alameda County residents through 2017, including TB cases and rates by age, sex, race/ethnicity, and places of birth and current residence. The report also covers clinical characteristics, select risk factors and drug resistance.

HIV in Alameda County 2014-2016

HIV in Alameda County, 2014-2016
Published March 2018

This report is produced by the HIV Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit. It summarizes data on new HIV diagnoses, people living with HIV, and the continuum of HIV care in Alameda County from 2014-2016. This report presents data by selected demographic characteristics, trends, and the geographic distribution of HIV in Alameda County and includes tables displaying detailed findings stratified analysis by sex, age, and race/ethnicity. The appendices provide a description of local HIV surveillance methods.

Chronic Disease Prev Rpt

Chronic Disease Prevention Report: A Community Vision
Published November 2017

This report summarizes the effort undertaken in 2012-2013 to gather input from a broad range of community stakeholders on how Alameda County Public Health Department should approach chronic disease prevention and achieve health equity for all. Many organizations and a diverse group of residents were engaged to share their community health concerns, desires, and possible solutions.

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Chronic Disease Prevention Report: A Community Vision - Executive Summary
Published November 2017

Executive summary of the above report.

Measures of Mortality

An Introduction to Measures of Mortality: Assessing Overall Health, Cause of Death Rankings, Health-Adjusted Life Expectancy, and Socioeconomic Conditions in Alameda County
Published November 2017

This paper explores many ways of looking at mortality data for Alameda County, beginning with all-cause mortality rate and life expectancy. Next, to look at cause-specific mortality, four statistics are compared side by side—leading causes of death, cause-specific mortality rates, years of life lost (YLL), and potential gains in life expectancy (PGLE) due to eliminating specific causes of death. The modified health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE), or years of expected disability-free life, is also presented. Finally, some mortality data related to socioeconomic measures are included—life expectancy by neighborhood poverty, life expectancy by nativity, and mortality rate by education.

Every Baby Counts 2017

Every Baby Counts! Alameda County Birth Certificate Data Quality Meeting
Published October 2017

This presentation was delivered at the Every Baby Counts! Alameda County Birth Certificate Data Quality Meeting on September 21, 2017. This slide set highlights the level of Alameda County birth certificate data quality including current issues and areas of improvement; describes the public health importance of birth certificate data; and discusses how ACPHD uses birth certificate data within the Maternal, Paternal, Child, and Adolescent Health unit. It was produced by the Alameda County Public Health Department Community Assessment Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) unit in collaboration with the Maternal, Paternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MPCAH) and Vital Registration units.


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