2015

Hospitalizations Due to Falls

Falls can be a major contributor to death, especially for the elderly. Many falls could be prevented with the addition of safety features in the home such as ramps and handrails. This is an opportunity for volunteers and community services to have a positive impact on the well-being of the elderly. Goal: ≤ state rate

Adults Not Registered to Vote

The power to change the community lies in the hands of voters. Cowlitz County on average does a better job of registering people to vote. Goal:  ≥ state rate

Population by Race

The race and ethnic population of Cowlitz County is primarily Caucasian but the Hispanic population is the fastest-growing. The level of diversity in the County is comparable to other rural counties on the Olympic Peninsula and Southwest Washington.

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