Pima County Community Health Improvement Plan

2013-2017 Community Health Improvement PlanCommunity Health Improvement Plan

From 2010 to early 2013, under the leadership of the Pima County Health Department (PCHD), organizations and community members engaged in a comprehensive community health assessment and improvement planning process. The goal of this intensive, community-driven process was to examine the current health needs of Pima County residents and determine how to best address them.

Developing strong and lasting partnerships is fundamental to a healthy community. The Healthy Pima initiative was formed to inspire, lead, and ultimately own the community health assessment and improvement planning process. Healthy Pima currently has over 200 members from government, for-profit, and not-for-profit organizations, representing advocacy, behavioral health, community and faith-based services, health care, education, employers, unions, American Indian communities, and philanthropy. Its members are all invested in the health of our community and have a strong inclination to collaborate and are able to influence others.

The priorities that comprise the Community Health Improvement Plan are:

  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Health Literacy
  • Access to Care
  • Health Disparities
Action groups have been formed around these health priorities and have formed work plans, established time lines, developed evaluation benchmarks, and are implementing the Community Health Implementation Plan.
 
The Healthy Pima initiative is now well into the action phase of our community health assessment and improvement planning process. Healthy Pima membership will continue to be fluid as new members are always welcome and needed as the implementation phases unfold. Rather than this being a finite initiative with a clear end in sight, it is an ongoing process to address the health priorities of our community.
 
Quick Links
2013-2017 Pima County Community Health Improvement Plan
Pima County Community Health Assessment Report
State of the County's Health

Tracker for County: Pima

Indicator Current Value Since Prior Period Region

Access to Health Services

Adults who Visited a Dentist
61.9
percent
Current Value: 61.9 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Adults with Health Insurance
82.2
percent
Current Value: 82.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Prior Value: 78.5 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2013
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 82.2 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Children with Health Insurance
89.3
percent
Current Value: 89.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Prior Value: 89.4 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2013
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 89.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Colon Cancer Screening
15.0
percent
Current Value: 15.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Mammogram History
75.5
percent
Current Value: 75.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care
73.8
percent
Current Value: 73.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2013
Prior Value: 74.6 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2012
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 73.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2013
Pap Test History
78.8
percent
Current Value: 78.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012

Environmental Health

Children with Low Access to a Grocery Store
5.1
percent
Current Value: 5.1 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2010
Low-Income and Low Access to a Grocery Store
7.3
percent
Current Value: 7.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2010

Mental Health and Mental Disorders

Depression: Medicare Population New
13.6
percent
Current Value: 13.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Prior Value: 12.9 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2013
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 13.6 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014

Prevention & Safety

Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Firearms
15.9
deaths/100,000 population
Current Value: 15.9 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2013
Prior Value: 13.4 deaths/100,000 population
Prior Measurement Period: 2012
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 15.9 deaths/100,000 population
Current Measurement Period: 2013

Wellness & Lifestyle

Adult Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
26.3
percent
Current Value: 26.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2009
Prior Value: 30.4 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2007
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 26.3 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2009
Adults who are Overweight or Obese
59.5
percent
Current Value: 59.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 58.5 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 59.5 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Adults who Smoke
16.4
percent
Current Value: 16.4 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Prior Value: 18.7 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2011
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 16.4 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2012
Food Insecurity Rate
15.8
percent
Current Value: 15.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2013
Prior Value: 16.0 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2012
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 15.8 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2013
Teens who Smoke
12.0
percent
Current Value: 12.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014
Prior Value: 14.0 percent
Prior Measurement Period: 2012
Location: County: Pima
Current Value: 12.0 percent
Current Measurement Period: 2014