What does this indicator measure?

Index measure of two types of health outcomes: how long people live (mortality) and how healthy people feel while alive (morbidity). 

Why is this indicator important?

The County Health Rankings are based on a model of population health that emphasizes the many factors that, if improved, can help make communities healthier places to live, learn, work and play.

About the data

Community: Newton County

Reference: Indiana

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2017

Category: Health Indices

Community Source: County Health Rankings

Reference Source: County Health Rankings