The adult obesity rate of Pennsylvania was 28.80% in 2015.

Health Behaviors

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation produces health rankings for states and counties. They explore many aspects of health including quality of life, health behaviors, access to clinical care, socioeconomic factors, and environmental factors.

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Health and Health Behaviors Datasets Involving Pennsylvania

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    Tobacco Products Tax Licenses Current County Revenue

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-07-01T13:31:39.000Z

    This dataset contains the list of tobacco products tax licenses as maintained by the Department of Revenue (DOR) that are currently active. For the purposes of this dataset, active status indicates dealers authorized to handle tobacco products subject to Pennsylvania tax. This list is intended to be refreshed monthly, removing the licenses that are cancelled or expire without renewal, and adding new licenses once they are approved. The addresses provided are supposed to be the physical location where the taxable sales happen or taxable service provided. The DOR generally does not validate the location address, so there may be misspelled items. Tobacco products licenses must be conspicuously displayed at the location issued. In order to reduce fraud, a portion of the license number was masked. If you suspect someone is selling unstamped cigarettes, or selling tobacco products without a license in Pennsylvania, use this link to Report Tax Fraud. Tips can be left anonymously, but supporting documentation is helpful. More information about the tobacco products tax: PA Code, Article III Cigarette and Beverage Taxes. PA Department of Revenue website: https://www.revenue.pa.gov. Common questions: • Why are there out of state/out of country licenses? Tobacco products tax requires licensing at all levels before shipping to PA wholesalers and retailers. Some stampers, manufacturers or wholesalers maintain product outside PA and ship to PA retailers or wholesalers. The license should be the location the product is stored. • What is “Other Tobacco Products” (OTP)? The cigarette tax law was amended in 2016 to include electronic cigarettes and related liquid (commonly referred to as vaping), roll-your-own tobacco (loose tobacco that can be used to make cigarettes), snuff, pipe tobacco, and other tobacco products used for chewing, ingesting or smoking. More information is available from Revenue’s web site. • Does this list contain every tobacco product retailer? It should. In order to sell product legally in PA, a retailer must be licensed. There could be pending licenses at the time of publication – if you have a concern, use the Report Fraud link above.

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    Agriculture Production Data in Pennsylvania 1850 census PA Historical and Museum Commission

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2017-10-11T14:05:07.000Z

    Agriculture has guided Pennsylvania's economic growth and cultural development and has profoundly shaped the lands and people of the Commonwealth. The 1850 Federal Decennial Census was the first time in history that data was collected on agricultural production at a national scale. The census manuscripts for Pennsylvania were digitized by PHMC from the original documents in the collections of the National Archives and Records Administration. This dataset includes agricultural production data compiled from Schedule 4 - Productions of Agriculture of the 1850 census and aggregated at the county and municipality level. The visualization combines a timeless practice with the latest advancements in technology. The interactive map of Pennsylvania depicting the value of farms and amounts of livestock provides users with a glimpse into agricultural life in 1850.

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    FIPS Codes for PA Counties

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-02-15T15:53:05.000Z

    This is a listing of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) codes for each of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania. Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.).

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    Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities May 2018 County Drug and Alcohol Programs

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-04-16T21:24:21.000Z

    This dataset reports the name, street address, city, county, zip code, telephone number, latitude, and longitude of Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) drug and alcohol treatment facilities in Pennsylvania as of May 2018. The primary difference between the three types of treatment facilities is their funding. Centers of Excellence (COEs) were grant funded by the Department of Human Services, PacMATs were grant funded by the Department of Health, and all other facilities are funded by either billing insurance or billing the county in the case of uninsured clients. Programmatically, COEs differ from the other types because they are designed to serve as “health homes” for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). This means that the care coordination staff at the COE is charged with coordinating all kinds of health care (physical and behavioral health) as well as recovery support services. They do this by developing hub-and-spoke networks with other healthcare providers and other sources for recovery supports, such as housing, transportation, education and training, etc. All COEs are required to accept Medicaid. PacMATs also operate in a hub-and-spoke model, but it is different from COEs. PacMATs endeavor to coordinate the provision of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) by identifying a core hub of physicians in a health system that work with other providers in the health system (spokes) to train them about the safe and effective provision of MAT so that there are more providers in a health system that are able to confidently prescribe various forms of MAT. I do not know whether all PacMATs are required to accept Medicaid as a term of their receipt of the grant, but I do know that all currently designated PacMATs are health systems that do accept Medicaid. PacMAT services have been advertised as being available to all people regardless of insurance type, so I assume this means they are required to serve Medicaid clients, commercially insured clients, and uninsured clients. In the PacMAT program the Hub is supported right now by grant funding (in the future funding such as a per patient/per month capitated rate) and the spokes bill insurance (both Medicaid and Commercial) DDAP facilities may also be designated as COEs and/or PacMATs. If they are, it means they applied for a specific grant fund and have committed to carrying out the activities of the grant described above. To be clear, DDAP does not run any treatment facilities; they license them. These can be MAT providers such as methadone clinics, providers of outpatient levels of care (i.e., more traditional drug and alcohol counseling services) or inpatient levels of care, such as residential rehabilitation programs. Every facility is different in terms of the menu of services it provides. Every facility also gets to decide what forms of payment they will accept. Many accept Medicaid, but not all do. Some only accept private commercial insurance. Some accept payment from the county on behalf of uninsured clients. And some charge their clients cash for services.

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    Sandy PA Master Data

    data.nj.gov | Last Updated 2019-05-21T18:12:37.000Z

    This is a report for all the relevant columns of PA - Amount Allocated, Obligated, Paid- broken down by program, project, county and municipality.

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    Successful Naloxone Reversals by Law Enforcement Years 2014 - June 2018 County Drug and Alcohol Program

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2018-09-14T18:18:17.000Z

    This dataset reports number of successful naloxone reversals by police officers, as self-reported by municipal police departments, Capitol Police, and Pennsylvania State police. The data is stratified by county and by year. Note that there is no legislation mandating that law enforcement report naloxone reversals to DDAP; these data represent voluntary self-reports from departments. NA - Not applicable. No FIPS code or county code exist for Pennsylvania State Police and Capitol Police. Also, counties labelled “NA” do not have municipal police departments and are only covered by Pennsylvania State Police.

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    Single County Authority (SCA) Locations Current Drug and Alcohol Programs

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-04-16T21:24:40.000Z

    This dataset reports the name of the site, street address, city, county, zip code, telephone number, latitude, and longitude of Pennsylvania Single County Authorities (SCAs). SCAs receive state and federal dollars through contracts with the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) to plan, coordinate, manage, and implement the delivery of drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment services at the local level. The Pennsylvania Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators (PACDAA) is a professional association that represents the Single County Authorities (SCAs) across the commonwealth who receive state and federal dollars through contracts with the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP), to plan, coordinate, programmatically and fiscally manage and implement the delivery of drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment services at the local level. SCAs also receive funding for treatment services from the PA Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS). These services funded by DHS are primarily targeted to individuals in non-hospital residential care who are eligible for Medical assistance, or to a continuum of treatment services for those individuals no longer eligible as a result of welfare reforms.​

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    Safe Schools Drug and Alcohol Use SY 2012 - Current County Education

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-06-25T12:37:05.000Z

    This dataset contains summary information by county on Incidents involving Drug and Alcohol reported use in Schools. School categories are Public School, Charter, Intermediate, Vo-Tech, Non-Public and other. The data count fields are suppressed when less than 11. The data and more information is also published and searchable online on the https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/Pages/default.aspx website under School Safety. Here are the infraction codes and definitions that are utilized within this report as found within appendix Z of the PIMS manual: http://www.education.pa.gov/Documents/Teachers-Administrators/PIMS/PIMS%20Manuals/2017-2018%20PIMS%20Manual%20Vol%202.pdf

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    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Health Indicators by County and Region

    health.data.ny.gov | Last Updated 2019-02-28T13:35:09.000Z

    Data from the 2013-2014 New York Expanded Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (eBRFSS) Survey and the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System were used to generate percentages of non-institutionalized adult (18+) NYS residents for various health indicators for a range of geographies.

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    Prescription Drug Take-Back Box Locations County Drug and Alcohol Programs

    data.pa.gov | Last Updated 2019-04-23T03:50:43.000Z

    This dataset reports the site name, street address, city, county, zip code, telephone number, hours of availability, latitude, and longitude of Pennsylvania prescription drug take-back boxes as of May 2018. These monitored locations include police departments, courthouses, pharmacies, and hospitals/medical centers.