Posts tagged poverty
15 Community Health Indicators updated with new data

Public Health – Seattle and King County has updated 15 Community Health Indicators with data from the US Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey, including commute modes, educational attainment, economic security, and housing security, plus 3 topics especially relevant for immigrant and refugee communities (nativity, English proficiency, and language spoken at home).

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Soda Tax Helps Map Seattle’s Healthy Food Environment

One goal of Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax is to expand access to healthy and affordable food. To guide allocation of tax revenues to support this goal, the City asked researchers at Public Health – Seattle & King County and the University of Washington

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Zooming In On Neighborhood Inequality

Recent reports paint very different pictures of health and wellbeing in King County. According to the 2016 County Health Rankings, King County is the 2nd healthiest county in Washington (San Juan County is 1st). 

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