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Data and Statistics

Looking for one-stop shopping for data and statistics related to health equity/health disparities in Forsyth County?

State of Health in Forsyth County 
2015 State-of-the-County Health (SCOTCH) Report, conducted by the Forsyth County Department of Public Health.

Forsyth County Community Health Assessment 
Latest Community Health Assessment, conducted in 2014, which provides data on and health policies ranked by local residents.

Forsyth County Health Ratings 
Want to know how the health of Forsyth County ranks compared to other counties in the U.S.?  Use the 2014 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps for Forsyth County

Youth Health Statistics 
Health statistics for middle school and high school students in Forsyth County from the 2015 Youth Risk Survey.  The next update should occur in 2017.
     Middle School
     High School

North Carolina Chronic Disease Rates (Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension) 
Current obesity rates in North Carolina from The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, which was released in September 2016.  These data show continued disparities in obesity by race/ethnicity.

Environmental Supports for Health Eating in Forsyth County 
How does Forsyth County rank, compared to other North Carolina counties, when it comes to supports for health eating?  View this report.  Want information about other counties?  Visit, sign up for an account, and join the ESHE (Environmental Supports for Healthy Eating) hub.


Last Updated: 09-12-2016
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