Public Health Statistics- Selected public health indicators by Chicago community area

data.cityofchicago.org | Last Updated 3 May 2015

This dataset contains a selection of 27 indicators of public health significance by Chicago community area, with the most updated information available. The indicators are rates, percents, or other measures related to natality, mortality, infectious disease, lead poisoning, and economic status. See the full description at https://data.cityofchicago.org/api/assets/2107948F-357D-4ED7-ACC2-2E9266BBFFA2.

This dataset has the following 29 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Community Areacommunity_areatext
Community Area Namecommunity_area_nametext
Birth Ratebirth_ratetext
General Fertility Rategeneral_fertility_ratetext
Low Birth Weightlow_birth_weighttext
Prenatal Care Beginning in First Trimesterprenatal_care_beginning_in_first_trimesternumber
Preterm Birthspreterm_birthstext
Teen Birth Rateteen_birth_ratenumber
Assault (Homicide)assault_homicidetext
Breast cancer in femalesbreast_cancer_in_femalesnumber
Cancer (All Sites)cancer_all_sitestext
Colorectal Cancercolorectal_cancernumber
Diabetes-relateddiabetes_relatedtext
Firearm-relatedfirearm_relatednumber
Infant Mortality Rateinfant_mortality_ratenumber
Lung Cancerlung_cancernumber
Prostate Cancer in Malesprostate_cancer_in_malesnumber
Stroke (Cerebrovascular Disease)stroke_cerebrovascular_diseasenumber
Childhood Blood Lead Level Screeningchildhood_blood_lead_level_screeningnumber
Childhood Lead Poisoningchildhood_lead_poisoningnumber
Gonorrhea in Femalesgonorrhea_in_femalesnumber
Gonorrhea in Malesgonorrhea_in_malestext
Tuberculosistuberculosisnumber
Below Poverty Levelbelow_poverty_levelnumber
Crowded Housingcrowded_housingnumber
Dependencydependencynumber
No High School Diplomano_high_school_diplomanumber
Per Capita Incomeper_capita_incomenumber
Unemploymentunemploymentnumber