• Androscoggin County lies in the midst of the southwestern section of Maine and hosts two of Maine’s largest cities, Lewiston and Auburn. Centrally located, Lewiston/Auburn is less than one hour from the mountains, the seacoast, Portland, Augusta, and Freeport.  

    • Total Area: 497 square miles

    • Population (2010 census): 107,702

    • Population Density: 229 people per square mile

    • Public Health District: Western - District 3

Priority Metric for Primary Outcome State Rate
 
County Rate
 
Increase Childhood Immunizations % 19-35 month olds up-to-date (i.e.received all doses) for a series of seven immunizations (Oct 2015) 76% 71%
Decrease Tobacco Use % Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014) 20%  24%
Decrease Obesity % Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014) 29%  35% 
Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees  59 (58-60) 58 (54-62)
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)

195

225 (213-236)
Decrease Cancer Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 175 170
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014) 12.7 13.8
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  • Healthy Androscoggin

    5-2-1-0 Goes After School

    Increase the number of after school organizations that increase opportunities for physical activity
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    Clinical Tobacco Cessation Referral Systems

    Increase the number of family practice, internal medicine and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that implement the CDC’s Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence
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    SNAP/EBT Access at Farmers' Markets: Fresh Food Champion Model

    Increase the number of Farmers Markets that promote the purchase of fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods through incentives
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