Kennebec County is situated in south-central Maine and is home to the State capitol, Augusta, which lies along the banks of the Kennebec River.
Total Area: 951 square miles
Population (2010 census): 122,151
Population Density: 141 people per square mile
Public Health District: Central – District 5
|Priority||Metric for Primary Outcome||State Rate
(95% C. I.)
(95% C. I.)
|Increase Childhood Immunizations||% 19-35 month olds up-to-date (i.e.received all doses) for a series of seven immunizations (Oct 2015)||76%||81%|
|Decrease Tobacco Use||% Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014)||20%||21%|
|Decrease Obesity||% Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014)||29%||31%|
|Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations||Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees||59 (58-60)||54 (50-58)|
|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||177|
|Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction||Age -adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014)||12.7||13.2|
Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) funded by OneMaine Health Collaborative 2010
County Health Rankings: Maine 2010
County Health Rankings: Maine 2011
County Health Rankings - Maine by County 2012More...
Download then scroll down to view individual County Health Ranking Summary Reports
County Health Rankings - Maine by County 2013
County Health Rankings - Maine by County 2014
County Health Rankings - Maine by County 2015More...
Rankings produced by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin
County Health Rankings - Visit WebsiteMore...
Look up your county's rankings, learn about our methods, and download the data you need. This ranking tool is used as a benchmark for MaineHealth's Health Index.
Health Index Report - 2014