US Health Map
With this interactive map, you can explore health trends in the United States at the county level for both sexes in:
- Life expectancy between 1985 and 2010.
- Hypertension in 2001 and 2009.
- Obesity from 2001 to 2011.
- Physical activity from 2001 to 2011.
Zoom in or out with the + and – buttons, type a county name in the search field to locate a particular county, or use your cursor to hover over a county for more details. You can also click the play button in the lower-right corner to watch the map change over time. The reset button will clear all of your selections so you can start over.
Click here to download a list of major risk factors and their definitions.
Related Publications & Presentations
US Burden of Disease Collaborators. The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors [published online July 10, 2013]. Journal of the American Medical Association. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2013.13805.
Dwyer-Lindgren L, Freedman GD, Engell RE, Fleming TR, Lim SS, Murray CJL, Mokdad AH. Prevalence of physical activity and obesity in US counties, 2001-2011: a road map for action. Population Health Metrics. 2013; 11:7.
Wang H, Schumacher AE, Levitz CE, Mokdad AH, Murray CJL. Left behind: widening disparities for males and females in US county life expectancy, 1985-2010. Population Health Metrics. 2013; 11:8.