• Oxford County, located in western Maine near the White Mountains, consists of small and geographically isolated rural communities, surrounded by mountains, hills, rivers, and lakes.

    • Total Area: 2,175 square miles

    • Population (2010 census): 57,883

    • Population Density: 28 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% 73%
Decrease Tobacco Use % Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014) 20%  22%
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) 64 (59-70)
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 195  185
Decrease Cancer Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 175 192
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014) 12.7 7.4
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  • Western Maine Healthcare

    SNAP EBT Access at Farmers' Markets

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

    Increase the number of communities with bicycle and pedestrian way-finding and awareness programs and Share the Road signage
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