Baltimore Safety Neighborhoods Audio Description

How healthy is your neighborhood?

The following was originally developed to be a click through PDF accompanied by verbal descriptions.

Five health indicators: Drug-induced death, Diabetes, HIV AIDS, homicide, heart disease.

Compared across six Baltimore neighborhoods

The city average is represented by a dashed circle. A solid colored circle that is bigger than the dashed circle represents a percentage that is above the City average.  A salad colored circle that is smaller than the dash circle represents a percentage below the city average.

Diabetes

On average there were 3.7 deaths per 1000 attributed to diabetes.

The number of deaths attributed to diabetes in the Clifton neighborhood is the same as the city average

The number of deaths attributed to diabetes in the Midway neighborhood is 80% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to diabetes in the Perkins neighborhood is 20% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to diabetes in the Patterson Park neighborhood is 30% less than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to diabetes in the Canton neighborhood is 20% less than the city average

Next is a side by side comparison of these statistics.

Drug Induced Death

On average there were 3.6 deaths per 1000 attributed to drug induced death.

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Clifton neighborhood is 180% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Midway neighborhood is 260% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Madison neighborhood is 260% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Perkins neighborhood is 20% more than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Patterson Park neighborhood is 10% less than the city average

The number of deaths attributed to drug induced death in the Canton neighborhood is 90% less than the city average

Next is a side by side comparison of these statistics.

HIV/AIDS

On average there were 5.2 deaths per 1000 attributed to HIV/AIDS.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Clifton neighborhood is 70% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Midway neighborhood is 60% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Madison neighborhood is 70% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Perkins neighborhood is 60% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Patterson Park neighborhood is 10% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to HIV/AIDS in the Canton neighborhood is 90% less than the city average.

Next is a side by side comparison of these statistics.

Homicide

On average there were 3.7 deaths per 1000 attributed to homicide.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Clifton neighborhood is 50% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Midway neighborhood is 60% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Madison neighborhood is 20% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Perkins neighborhood is 60% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Patterson Park neighborhood is 10% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to homicide in the Canton neighborhood is 50% less than the city average.

Next is a side by side comparison of these statistics.

Heart Disease

On average there were 28.9 deaths per 1000 attributed to heart disease.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Clifton neighborhood is the same as the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Midway neighborhood is 10% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Madison neighborhood is 20% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Perkins neighborhood is 10% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Patterson Park neighborhood is 20% more than the city average.

The number of deaths attributed to heart disease in the Canton neighborhood is 10% less than the city average.

Next is a side by side comparison of these statistics.

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