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Hawai'i County County Community Report

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List of health indicators based on the selected set of indicators that have data for the selected community. You can change the set of health indicators to be reported on by using the drop down list. Click on the title link in the list for a more detailed view of that community's health indicator.
Chronic Disease IndicatorsHawai'i County  CountyConfidence IntervalCompared To HawaiʻiHawaiʻi
The proportion of adults who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they had asthma and still have asthma now, based on a series of questions.
Asthma - current asthma, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
10.5% (9.2% - 12.0%) Worse9.2%
Percent of high school students who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they had asthma and still have asthma now, based on a series of questions.
Asthma - current asthma, high school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2013, 2015, 2017)
15.8% (14.2% - 17.4%) Worse12.7%
Percent of middle school students who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they had asthma and still have asthma now, based on a series of questions.
Asthma - current asthma, middle school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2013, 2015, 2017)
16.4% (15.1% - 17.8%) Worse11.5%
Percent of mothers who exclusively breastfed their infants for 8 or more weeks based on a series of questions.
Breastfeeding - exclusive, for 8+ weeks
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2015, 2016, 2019)
51.5% (47.4% - 55.6%) Similar53.8%
Percent of women (aged 50-74 years) who have had a mammogram to screen for breast cancer within the past 2 years.
Cancer - breast cancer screening - women (50-74)
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2017, 2018, 2020)
77.9% (74.9% - 80.7%) Worse84.5%
Percent of women who have not had a hysterectomy and have had a Pap smear to test for cancer of the cervix within the past 3 years (aged 21-29 years), or a Pap test in past 3 years or HPV test in past 5 years (30-65 years) .
Cancer - cervical cancer screening - women (21-65)
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2016, 2018, 2020)
80.8% (77.3% - 83.8%) Worse83.9%
Percent of adults (aged 50-75 years) who have been screened for colorectal cancer in accordance with the US Preventive Services Task Force's guidelines: (1) annual fecal occult blood test (FOBT) or fecal immunochemical test (FIT); (2) colonoscopy every 10 years; or (3) sigmoidoscopy every 5 years with FOBT every 3 years.
Cancer - colorectal cancer screening - adults (50-75)
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2016-2018)
72.4% (70.0% - 74.6%) Worse75.0%
Percent of adults who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they have high blood pressure.
High blood pressure, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2017-2019)
26.7% (25.0% - 28.4%) Similar28.2%
The percent of adults who have had ever had their blood cholesterol checked and have been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that their blood cholesterol is high.
High cholesterol, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
24.2% (22.5% - 26.0%) Better28.0%
The percent of adults who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they had diabetes.
Diabetes - adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
8.9% (7.9% - 10.1%) Similar9.5%
The percent of adults who have ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that they had prediabetes.
Diabetes - prediabetes, adult
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
14.2% (13.0% - 15.5%) Similar15.1%
Percent of high school students who reported smoking a cigarette on one or more of the past 30 days.
Cigarettes - current smoking, high school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
8.9% (7.9% - 10.1%) Worse7.6%
Percent of middle school students who reported smoking a cigarette on one or more of the past 30 days.
Cigarettes - current smoking, middle school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
4.7% (4.1% - 5.4%) Similar4.6%
Percent of adults who have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lives and now smoke cigarettes every day or some days.
Cigarettes - current smoking, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
16.9% (15.2% - 18.7%) Worse13.2%
Percent of adults who now use electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes some days or every day.
E-cigarettes - current smoking, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
7.7% (6.6% - 9.1%) Similar7.4%
Percent of high school students who reported using an electronic cigarette or e-cigarette on one or more of the past 30 days.
E-cigarettes - current smoking, high school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
33.1% (31.2% - 35.0%) Worse27.1%
Percent of middle school students who reported using an electronic cigarette or e-cigarette on one or more of the past 30 days.
E-cigarettes - current smoking, middle school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
19.7% (18.3% - 21.2%) Worse16.4%
Percent of adults who engaged in aerobic physical activity of at least moderate intensity for at least 150 minutes/week, or 75 minutes/week of vigorous intensity, or an equivalent combination, and performed muscle-strengthening activities on at least 2 days per week calculated based on a series of questions.
Physical activity - met federal guidelines, adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are High Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
23.6% (21.7% - 25.5%) Similar24.6%
Percent of high school students who are physically active for at least 60 minutes per day and perform muscle strengthening activities on at least 3 days per week.
Physical activity - met federal guidelines, high school
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
17.1% (15.6% - 18.7%) Better15.0%
Percent of middle school students who are physically active for at least 60 minutes per day and perform muscle strengthening activities on at least 3 days per week.
Physical activity - met federal guidelines, middle school
(Percent, Best Values are High Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
21.3% (19.8% - 22.9%) Better18.9%
Percent of adults (18 years of age and older) who have a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 kg/m2 or greater calculated from self-reported weight and height.
BMI - obesity (BMI GE 30), adult
(Percent, Age-adjusted, Best Values are Low Values, 2018-2020)
27.7% (25.8% - 29.7%) Worse25.5%
Percent of high school students who have an age and sex-specific body mass index (BMI) percentile of 95% or greater calculated from self-reported weight and height.
BMI - obesity (BMI GE 95%ile), high school
(Percent, Best Values are Low Values, 2015, 2017, 2019)
15.2% (13.9% - 16.7%) Similar14.5%

Compared to Key

  • Better is when the community is performing BETTER than the state, and the difference is statistically significant.
  • Similar is when the community value is the same or ABOUT THE SAME as the state. Differences are not statistically significant.
  • Worse is when the community is performing WORSE than the state, and the difference is statistically significant.
  • Data Not Available indicates that the data was not collected for that group in that data system or that the data was suppressed because the denominator was too small to calculate a reliable rate.