Franklin County, with its spectacular mountain ranges, hundreds of glacial lakes and diverse communities, draws outdoor adventurers, wildlife watchers, foliage lovers and history buffs alike.
Total Area: 1,744 square miles
Population (2010 census): 30,768
Population Density: 18 people per square mile
Public Health District: Western – District 3
|Priority||Metric for Primary Outcome||State 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%||88%|
|Decrease Tobacco Use||% Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014)||20%||20%|
|Decrease Obesity||% Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014)||29%||30%|
|Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations||Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees||59 (58-60)||68 (60-76)|
|Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||195||208|
|Decrease Cancer Deaths||Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014)||175||161|
|Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction||Age adjusted rate of drug overdose per 100,000 population (2009-2014)||12.7||8.6|
Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) funded by OneMaine Health Collaborative 2010
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Let's Go AfterschoolIncrease the number of after school organizations that increase opportunities for physical activity
EveryBody on the Move in Franklin CountyIncrease the number of organizations that provide no-cost or low-cost programming to youth