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Our MissionOur ReportsOur Advisory CommitteesAdvisory CouncilAnnual Report Advisory CommitteeSenior Report Advisory CommitteeHealth of Women and Children Report Advisory CommitteeHealth of Those Who Have Served Report Advisory Committee
Our Model and MethodologyIntroductionRankingsMeasures, Weights and DirectionMeasures Selection and ChangesData Sources and Measures
America’s Health Rankings releases three state ranking reports. Each report provides a comprehensive look at the health of the population across the nation and on a state-by-state basis using a wealth of reputable data sources:
- The Annual Report is the longest running annual assessment of the nation’s health on a state-by-state basis. For over thirty years, we have analyzed a comprehensive set of population health data to provide a holistic view of the health of the people in the nation.
- The Senior Report, first published in 2013, presents a comparative look at the health of older adults.
- The Health of Women and Children Report, first published in 2016, focuses on women of reproductive age, infants and children. This report emphasizes the population groups where change can make generational differences.
All three reports allow users to look at disparities in health by race/ethnicity, gender, age, education and income for a number of measures.
America’s Health Rankings also prepares a national report on active duty and veteran U.S. service members in partnership with the Military Officers Association of America. The Health of Those Who Have Served, first released in November 2016, explores the differences in health and health-related measures between those now serving or who have served in the military and the civilian population. These reports also highlight disparities among those who have served, including differences by age, gender, race/ethnicity, education and income.
In addition, America’s Health Rankings publishes Issue Briefs and Spotlights on special topics such as the Preparing for Health Care Costs in Retirement: An America’s Health Rankings Issue Brief, Spotlight: Impact of Unhealthy Behaviors and Spotlight: Prevention.