Physical Health Indicators

Physical health indicators: Measures health outcomes related to land reuse and redevelopment.



Data Source

Blood lead level (pre- and post-redevelopment)

Concentration level of lead in blood samples pre- and post- redevelopment

Pre- and post-redevelopment local Health Data: (e.g. vital and health statistics, such as infant death rate, mortality, chronic diseases, respiratory illnesses, obesity, cancer, other)

Vital statistics for a community (e.g. a state or county) include birth, death, fetal death, marriage, and divorce rates. Chronic disease are conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention and/or limit activities of daily living. Examples include

Pre- and post-redevelopment demographic data to characterize health disparities (e.g. counthealth rankings, vital statistics)

Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or in opportunities to achieve optimal health experienced by socially disadvantaged racial, ethnic, and other population groups, and communities. Health disparities exist in all age groups1.

County data for individual counties that can be found in Internet searches or through a local/county health agency County Health Rankingsexternal iconexternal icon

Percentage of population insured below age 65

Percentage of people in a community who have health insurance and are below age 65

1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2017. Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging: Health Disparities. Available at:

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