Adult Overweight and Obesity Rates

Only 31.1 percent of adults living in the Pittsburgh region reported being a healthy weight in 2016, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk …

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Diabetes Rates

The Pittsburgh region’s diabetes rate for adults declined from about 11 percent in 2016 to 10.3 percent in 2017, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control’s Behavioral Risk …

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Adults with Health Care Coverage

Adults in the Pittsburgh region are covered when it comes to health care. About 95 percent of adults in the Pittsburgh region reported having some form of health care coverage …

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Nursing Home Violations

Nursing Home Care

Prenatal Care

The region fares reasonably well by national and benchmark standards for prenatal care, but the most recent data suggest there is more work to be done.

Non-Smoking Pregnancies

The data on smoking by pregnant women closely tracks the overall smoking report: Pittsburghers smoke. Pregnant women in Pittsburgh are more likely to smoke than women in the benchmark cities.

Low Birth-Weight Babies

Low birth weight is associated with long-term disabilities. Despite the low proportion of pregnancies resulting in LBW babies, expenditures for the care of LBW infants total more than half of …

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Preterm Births

Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal deaths not associated with birth defects. Pittsburgh has a lower preterm birth rate than most benchmark cities, although African-American preterm birth rates …

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Pap Smear Test Rates

About 81 percent of women age 21 to 65 in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area have had a pap smear test in the past three years–the fourth lowest percentage among …

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Total Foreclosures

In September 2013, the foreclosure rate in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area fell to 4 percent, down 1.1 percentage points over the same period last year and slightly above the …

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New Building Permits – Pittsburgh Counties

The number of permits issued for new privately owned residential construction is an excellent indicator of growth and economic vitality. New building permits in Allegheny County began to rise in …

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Age of Housing Units

The age of the housing in a region is one measure of the rate at which its population has been growing in relation to other areas. Pittsburgh has the oldest …

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Age of Housing Units – Pittsburgh Counties

The age of the housing in a region is one measure of the rate at which its population has been growing in relation to other areas.

Housing Segregation Index

Residential segregation is a measure of integration across local communities. Higher degrees of residential segregation result from the isolation of minority groups. Many measures of segregation are used. Here, Duncan’s …

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Burglary Rate Trend

Burglary rates for regions are consistently about half the rate of burglary for cities. The rates for the Pittsburgh region and the City of Pittsburgh are consistently low.

Murder Rate Trend

Murder rates in cities are consistently higher than murder rates in regions. There are two groups of cities: high murder rate cities and low murder rate cities. The Pittsburgh region …

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Robbery Rate Trend

While robbery rates fluctuate in a number of cities and regions, the local rates are relatively flat and low in both the region and the City of Pittsburgh.

Annual Delay per Traveler

Time lost in one year by an average traveler is an excellent measure of road congestion. The Urban Mobility Report measures average daily delays on key arterial roads during prime …

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Annual Delay per Traveler Trend

Time lost in one year by an average traveler is an excellent measure of road congestion. The Urban Mobility Report measures average daily delays on key arterial roads during prime …

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Travel Time Index

Time lost in one year by an average traveler is an excellent measure of road congestion. The Urban Mobility Report measures average daily delays on key arterial roads during prime …

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Travel Time Index Trend

Time lost in one year by an average traveler is an excellent measure of road congestion. The Urban Mobility Report measures average daily delays on key arterial roads during prime …

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