What does this indicator measure?

This measure represents the population per one local health department staff member.

Why is this indicator important?

Local health departments are a key component of a strong public health infrastructure. A strong infrastructure provides the capacity to prepare for and respond to both acute (emergency) and chronic (ongoing) threats to communities health.

About the data

Community: Indiana

Reference: U.S.

Goal: No goal has been developed

Measurement Period: 2011

Category: Access to Healthcare Services and Public Health Capacity

Community Source: Indiana State Department of Health, Office of Public Health Performance Management.

Reference Source: N/A