Aroostook County borders the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick. It is geographically the largest U.S. County east of the Mississippi and, in fact, is larger than the States of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined.
Total Area: 6,829 square miles
Population (2010 census): 71,870
Population Density: 11 people per square mile
Public Health District: Aroostook – District 8
|Priority||Metric for Primary Outcome||
|Increase Childhood Immunizations||% 19-35 month olds up-to-date (i.e.received all doses) for a series of seven immunizations (Oct 2015)||76%||86%|
|Decrease Tobacco Use||% Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014)||20%||23%|
|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)||73 (68-78)|
|Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||195||219|
|Decrease Cancer Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||175||174|
|Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction||Age-adjusted drug overdose deaths per 100,000 population (2009-2014)||12.7||10.2|
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