Elkhart CO.

32 of 92

in overall health outcomes

state_of_our_health
Tobacco Use
Adult Smoking

Adult Smoking

Adults (%) 18 and older who are current smokers

20 %
IN 22%
US 14%
Cancer Cases

Cancer Cases

New lung cancer cases per 100,000 population

64
IN 71.9
US 53.3
Cancer Deaths

Cancer Deaths

Lung Cancer Deaths Per 100,000 Residents

43.5
IN 47.2
US 39.3
Prenatal Smoking

Prenatal Smoking

Births (%) where mother smoked during pregnancy

9.3 %
IN 13.5%
US 7.2%

TIME
LOST

An employee who smokes spends 3 weeks on smoke breaks each year and costs their employer $6,320 in healthcare expenses and lower productivity.

A HIGH PRICE

Each pack of cigarettes sold costs Indiana $15.90 in related healthcare costs—far more than the smoker paid for it.

Rates based on counts less than 20 are considered unstable (U) and should be interpreted with caution. The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana (‘the Alliance’) makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. The Alliance may make changes to information at any time to add, update or correct the information provided. The Alliance attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be submitted to info@healthierindiana.org for investigation.

Opioid Abuse
Drug Overdose Deaths

Drug Overdose Deaths

Adult drug poisoning deaths annually per 100,000 population

10.7
IN 25.2
US 20.6
ER Visits

ER Visits

Non-fatal ER visits due to opioid overdoses annually per 100,000 population

37.6
IN 122.5
US 93
Opioid Prescriptions

Opioid Prescriptions

Number of opioid prescriptions per 100 residents

136.4
IN 200.4
US N/A

A SWEEPING
EPIDEMIC

80% of Indiana employers have observed prescription drug misuse by employees.

Each year, opioid abuse costs Indiana

$770 MILLION

in healthcare costs alone

A COSTLY
CRISIS

Employers face a 300% increase in annual healthcare costs for employees who misuse prescription drugs.

Rates based on counts less than 20 are considered unstable (U) and should be interpreted with caution. The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana (‘the Alliance’) makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. The Alliance may make changes to information at any time to add, update or correct the information provided. The Alliance attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be submitted to info@healthierindiana.org for investigation.

Obesity
Adult Obesity

Adult Obesity

Adults (%) 18 and older considered obese

34 %
IN 33%
US 42.4%
Diabetes

Diabetes

Adults (%) 20 and older with medically diagnosed diabetes

13 %
IN 12%
US 13%
Physical Inactivity

Physical Inactivity

Adults (%) 20 and older reporting no leisure time physical activity

28 %
IN 27%
US 25%
Obesity costs Indiana

$211 MILLION annually

in lower workplace productivity
Employers face a

40-48% increase

in annual health care costs for an obese employee
Obese employees miss

69% more work days

each year compared to employees of normal weight

Rates based on counts less than 20 are considered unstable (U) and should be interpreted with caution. The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana (‘the Alliance’) makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. The Alliance may make changes to information at any time to add, update or correct the information provided. The Alliance attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be submitted to info@healthierindiana.org for investigation.

Infant Mortality
Infant Mortality

Infant Mortality

Number of Infant Deaths

21
IN 602
US 21,467
Prenatal Care

Prenatal Care

Births (%) where prenatal care began during the first trimester

59.9 %
IN 68.6%
US 77.5%
Premature Births

Premature Births

Births (%) considered premature (<37 weeks)

9.2 %
IN 9.9%
US 10%
Prenatal Smoking

Prenatal Smoking

Births (%) where mother smoked during pregnancy

9.3 %
IN 13.5%
US 7.2%
Premature birth is

the leading cause

of death during the first month of life

HIGH HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION

1 in 9 babies is born prematurely. Employers spend more on that one premature baby than the other 8 combined.

Rates based on counts less than 20 are considered unstable (U) and should be interpreted with caution. The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana (‘the Alliance’) makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents of this website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this website. The Alliance may make changes to information at any time to add, update or correct the information provided. The Alliance attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its website. Any errors or omissions should be submitted to info@healthierindiana.org for investigation.

The Data

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