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Hawaii 2019 County Health Rankings Report

This month’s featured content on Hawaii Health Matters is the Hawaii 2019 County Health Rankings Report. The Rankings Report is designed to bring actionable data to help counties understand what influences how healthy their residents are and how long they will live. This year’s focus is on safe and affordable housing.

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  • In 2017, more than 30,000 children in Hawaii lived in poverty
  • 56% of Hawaii’s children living in poverty were living in a household that spends more than half of its income on housing costs.

The full report for Hawaii can be accessed here and the full report for the United States can be found here.  Their website also includes an interactive tool to explore the data.

The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps project is  a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.