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.

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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 Babay 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.

Opioid Story Map

Opioid Story Map
Published October 2017

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.

MCH 2017 Indicators

Alameda County Maternal, Child, and Youth Health Indicators
Published August 2017

This slide set presents key maternal, child, youth, and adult women health indicators and includes recent data, trends, racial and ethnic group inequities, economic inequities, and comparisons within Alameda County and to California. 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 unit (MPCAH). Provided with notes and without notes.

Healthy Retail Evaluation

Healthy Retail Pilot Program Progress Report, 2013-2016
Published June 2017

This progress report identifies successes, challenges and lessons learned from six retail outlets participating in a pilot. The results will help create a sustainable model that can be expanded and replicated.


Immigration and Public Health

Immigration and Public Health: An Issue Brief
Published July 2017

This issue brief looks at how anti-immigrant policies and practices impact the physical and mental health of immigrants and the larger community, and makes recommendations to help achieve a vision of community health and safety for all residents.

Immigration Infographic

Immigration in Alameda County Infographic: Real Facts and Figures
Published July 2017

CDPH County Profile 2016

CDPH County Health Status Profiles 2016 — Alameda County
Published April 2017

This is a summary of Alameda County data from the CDPH County Health Status Profiles 2016.

TB Report 2016

Tuberculosis in Alameda County, 2016
Published March 2017

Summary of TB data for Alameda County residents through 2015, 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 2013-2014

HIV in Alameda County, 2013-2015
Published February 2017

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 2013-2015. It presents data by selected demographic characteristics, trends, and geographic distribution of HIV in the county and includes tables displaying detailed findings of stratified analysis by sex, age, and race/ethnicity. A description of local HIV surveillance methods is also included.

Disability Slide Set 2016

Persons with Disabilities in Alameda County Slide Set
Published December 2016

This slide set describes the population of persons with disabilities in Alameda County and the economic and health disparities they face. It was produced by the Alameda County Public Health Department Community Assessment Planning and Evaluation (CAPE) Unit in collaboration with the ACPHD Developmental Disabilities Council and Sandi Soliday. Slides and maps  may be referenced or reproduced with the citation: Alameda County Public Health Department, Persons with Disabilities in Alameda County Slide Set, December 2016. Available in PDF or PowerPoint format.

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Opioids In Alameda County - Fact Sheet
Published November 2016

Alameda County Opioid Indicators, 2009 to 2015 - Dashboard
Published November 2016

Opioid use disorders and overdoses from prescription pain killers have gained both national and local attention. These documents are intended to inform local clinicians and policy makers about the extent of the opioid problem in Alameda County.

The opioid fact sheet focuses on trends in prescribing practices and the negative consequences of both prescription and non-prescription opioid use. It places emphasis on the populations most affected by opioid use disorders and poisonings.

The opioid indicator dashboard provides further trend data on opioid-related health indicators and measures.
Map Set 2016

Map Set 2016
Published 2016

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 and vision 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, November 2016. Available in PDF or Powerpoint format.

Acute CD 2007-2013

Summary of Acute Communicable Diseases, Alameda County, 2007-2013
Published May 2016

Provides a summary of incidence and trends of select reportable acute communicable diseases in Alameda County from 2007 to 2013. Incidence rates by sex, age, race/ethnicity group and geography, as well as comparisons with other jurisdictions, are presented where possible.

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter in Alameda County Slide Set
Published April 2016

Black lives, in particular, matter in Alameda County. This presentation aims to be a data-based call to action. It compiles local data on the state of African American health in Alameda County, identifies key barriers to health/health equity, and examines why and how we must take action to improve African American life chances in particular. Slides/data may be referenced or reproduced with the citation: Alameda County Public Health Department, Black Lives Matter in Alameda County, February 2016. Available in PDF or Powerpoint format.

Seniors Presentation

Older Adults in Alameda County Slide Set
Published April 2016

As the older adult (65+) population in Alameda County continues to rapidly grow, so does the demand for aging-related services and infrastructure. This slide set compiles current local data on health and social needs of older adults. Slides and data may be referenced or reproduced with the citation: Alameda County Public Health Department, Older Adults in Alameda County, April 2016. Available in PDF or Powerpoint format.

CHA Data Report

Alameda County Health Data Profile 2014
Published 2014

The Alameda County Health Data Profile is a summary of the health status of the Alameda County population. It presents data on the key drivers of morbidity and mortality by city/place and race/ethnicity. For select indicators it also presents trends and rates by age group. Additionally, an entire chapter is dedicated to health equity: how poverty and racism impact social, economic, and health outcomes.

This data profile comprises the Community Health Status Assessment component of the larger Community Health Assessment (CHA), one of the key deliverables in the Public Health Accreditation process. Based on the CDC’s model, Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP), the data profile is intended to complement the other three components of the CHA: 1) the Local Public Health System Assessment, 2) the Community Themes and Strengths Assessment, and 3) the Forces of Change Assessment. All of these components and processes together will give rise to the community priorities that will inform the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), one of the other key deliverables for Accreditation.


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