Health Status and Behaviors, Alachua County

       
COUNTYSTATE
IndicatorMeasureYear(s)Quartile 
(Most to Least Favorable)
1234
CountPercent/ RateCountPercent/ Rate
Access to Care, Aged 65 and Older
Percent2019 1
94.5
91.2
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 4
72.4
76.8
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 2
75.9
72.1
       Hispanic
Percent2019 3
46.0
61.5
Percent2019 3
91.8
94.1
Percent2019 4
6.5
3.7
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 3
14.8
13.5
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 1
10.9
16.8
       Hispanic
Percent2019 1
14.6
22.7
Per 100,0002020
1,713
633.5
66,558
307.6
Per 100,0002020
1,049
387.9
83,634
386.5
Per 100,0002020 4
2,600
961.5
67,958
314.0
Per 100,0002020 4
350
129.4
10,229
47.3
Per 100,0002020 4
676
250.0
25,340
117.1
Count2020 1
45,874
4,680,137
       Original Medicare Enrollment
Count2020
32,686
2,411,875
       Original Medicare Enrollment, Aged 65-74 Years
Percent2016-20
1,685
7.5
146,423
6.2
       Original Medicare Enrollment, Aged 75 and Older
Percent2016-20
2,735
18.8
398,205
20.9
       Medicare Advantage and Other Health Plans Enrollment
Count2020
13,188
2,268,263
Physical Health, Aged 65 and Older5
Percent2019 1
14.3
20.0
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 1
11.0
14.3
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 1
2.3
11.8
       Hispanic
Percent2019 1
3.3
15.0
Percent2019 1
94.4
91.1
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 2
74.7
72.1
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 2
85.1
76.9
       Hispanic
Percent2019 3
57.7
76.9
Oral Health, Aged 65 and Older
Percent2016 1
72.1
68.4
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2016 2
66.2
65.9
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2016 2
53.5
57.5
       Hispanic
Percent2016 1
65.8
58.7
Per 100,0002020 4
299
110.6
12,264
56.7
Mental and Behavioral Health, Aged 65 and Older
Percent2019 4
17.8
14.5
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 3
19.9
20.0
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 2
11.9
11.9
       Hispanic
Percent2019 2
15.3
14.8
Percent2019 2
7.0
9.7
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 2
13.6
15.0
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 1
7.8
12.3
       Hispanic
Percent2019 2
10.3
12.5
Per 100,0002020
11
27.9
442
9.8
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020
<5
6.7
342
10.5
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
9
157.4
28
7.0
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
0
0.0
55
7.7
Per 100,0002020
13
32.9
839
18.6
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020
11
36.7
653
20.0
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020
<5
35.0
23
5.8
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
0
0.0
120
16.7
Per 100,0002020 4
359
909.5
23,154
512.8
       Non-Hispanic White
Per 100,0002020 4
258
860.4
16,090
491.9
       Non-Hispanic Black
Per 100,0002020 4
79
1,381.8
2,480
622.7
       Hispanic
Per 100,0002020
6
315.8
3,690
515.0
Count2020 1
3
237
Preventative Services, Aged 65 and Older
Percent2019 1
62.7
58.3
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 1
49.7
42.8
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 2
28.4
32.2
       Hispanic
Percent2019 1
40.9
25.4
Percent2019 3
67.4
66.8
       Non-Hispanic White
Percent2019 2
70.3
72.5
       Non-Hispanic Black
Percent2019 1
73.9
56.5
       Hispanic
Percent
10/1/2022 7:47:43 AM

Data Note(s)


FLHealthCharts.gov is provided by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management.

Data Notes:

  • Data are based on county of residence.

  • Quartiles are calculated when data is available for at least 51 counties.

  • If cells are blank, data are not available.

  • Data are suppressed when there are 1 to 4 hospitalizations or emergency department visits in a year.

  • Percent licensed drivers by age group is the proportion of people by age group with a Florida driver’s license divided by the estimated population for that age group. In some cases, the result is greater than 100%.

  • The leading causes of death presented in this report are the most frequently occurring causes of death among Florida residents aged 65 years and older.

Data Sources:

  • 1 Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research, midyear (July 1) population estimates

  • 2 United States Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey, 5-year estimates

  • 3 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • 4 Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

  • 5 Florida Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Florida Department of Health

  • 6 Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance

  • 7 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • 8 Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

  • 9 Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Silver Alert Monthly Reports

  • 10 Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Profile of Older Floridians

  • 11 Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics