• Hancock County, stretched along Maine’s coast, includes Mount Desert Island, the home of Acadia National Park, as well as the county seat of Ellsworth.

    • Total Area: 2,351 square miles

    • Population (2010 census): 54,418

    • Population Density: 34 people per square mile

    • Public Health District: Downeast – District 7

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% 68%
Decrease Tobacco Use % Adults who smoke daily or some days (2012-2014) 20%  19% 
Decrease Obesity % Adults with obesity (Body Mass Index >30.0) (2012-2014) 29% 27%
Decrease Preventable Hospitalizations Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees 59 (58-60) 65 (60-71)
Decrease Cardiovascular Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cardiovascular deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 195 200
Decrease Cancer Deaths Age-adjusted rate of cancer deaths, per 100,000 population (2012-2014) 175 169
Decrease Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction Age-adjusted rate of drug deaths, per 100,000 population (2009-2014) 12.7 12.7
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