A Report On Lincoln County Essay
Length of life:
The county showed a huge improvement from the year 2010 to 2015. In the year 2010, while it ranked 55 among the 75 counties in Arkansas (AR), Lincoln county made it to a surprising 6th place in 2015. Premature deaths declined by nearly 3,500, with 11,247 in 2010, and 7,688 in 2015. It is interesting to note that the state as a whole has performed really well in the past 5 years, however, nationally, there was an increase in about 800 premature deaths by the end of 2015.
Quality of Life:
Lincoln county dropped from the 45th rank in 2010, to 48th rank in 2015 in this aspect. In 2010, about 19% of the population had poor or fair health, which was consistent with the states percentage, and 3% higher than the national percentage. However, in 2015, the percent of population with poor and fair health increased to 28%, although the states remained at 19%, and the nations dropped to 10%.
Statistics on poor physical and mental health days have also been compiled. Poor physical health days increased from 4.2 days to…