TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................................... i

HOW TO USE THE ASSESSMENT FACTBOOK........................................................................... iii

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY..................................................................................................................... vi

I.  HEALTH ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW OF FINDINGS..................................................................1

    A.  Demographic Characteristics ...... 4
    B. Socioeconomic Characteristics...............................................................................................29
    C.  Health Status

1. Overview .........................................................................................................................55
2. Chronic Disease ...........................................................................................................69
3. Cancer .............................................................................................................................84
4. Behavioral Risk Factors ............................................................................................105
5. Communicable Disease ............................................................................................120
6. Maternal and Child Health ........................................................................................138
7. Environment .................................................................................................................161
8. Social Environment ....................................................................................................173
9. Racial Disparities in Health ......................................................................................189
II.  RESOURCE ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW OF FINDINGS .......................................................232

    A. Hospital Resources ...................................................................................................................233
    B. Physician Resources ................................................................................................................276

APPENDICES
    A.  Definitions
    B.  Area Definitions
    C.  Technical Notes
    D.  Comparison of Delaware to Potential Benchmarks
    E.  Source Footnotes for Professional Services