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    Los Angeles County
    Department of Public Health,
    Office of Health Assessment &
    Health Assessment Unit,
    313 N. Figueroa Street, Room 127
    Los Angeles, CA 90012

    Phone:(213) 288-7785
    Fax:(213) 250-2594
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1999  LA County Health Survey - Topics & Data     
(Trend Data, 2015 Data,  2011 Data, 2007 Data, 2005 Data, 2002 Data)

Main Survey:    A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  . 

For Parent Survey     For Low Income Survey

Access to Care 
  • Type of Insurance Coverage
  • Uninsured Adults 


Top Main
Alcohol and Drug Use


Barriers to Care


Top Main
 Elder Health


Top Main
  • Adults Who Gamble
  • Amount of Money Spent 
  • Harmful Effect on Family


Top Main
 Health Conditions


Top Main
Health Status


Injury/Risk Prevention
  • Adults Who Keep Firearms in the Home (locked, loaded, where kept)
  •  Domestic Violence
  • Injury due to Physical Violence
  • Perceived Safety of Neighborhood


Top Main


Top Main
  •  Alternative/Complementary Care (i.e., Chiropractor, Acupuncturist)
  • Perceptions of Department of Health Services
  • Food Handling Practices  


Top Main
Physical Activity 
  • Adults Engaging in Any Physical Activity
  • Adults Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines
  • Adults Who are Sedentary  


Top Main

Preventive Health Services

  •  Dental Care
  • Provider Discussions About Diet & Exercise
  • Screening Tests (e.g., mammogram, cholesterol check)


Sexual Practices & HIV Testing
  • Adults Tested for HIV in Past 2 Years
  • Condom Use
  • Number of Partners in Past Month


Top Main
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Educational Attainment
  • Household Income 
  • Poverty Level/Status
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • U.S. Citizenship


Tobacco Use 


Top Main

Parent Survey :  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  .     For Main Survey       For Low Income Survey

Access to Care


Top Parent Survey
Barriers to Care
  • Children Not Receiving a Physical Exam or Immunizations
  • Financial Difficulty
  • Language Barrier with Provider
  • Regular Source of Care 
  • Satisfaction with Provider
  • Transportation Problems


Top Parent Survey
Child Care
  • Difficulty Getting Childcare and Reasons Why
  • Number of Children in Some Form of Childcare
  • Parents Who Lost Time from Work/School due to Lack of Childcare Arrangements
  • Type of Childcare and Satisfaction with Arrangements


Top Parent Survey
Child development / Communication
  • Children Diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Developmental Delays and Parental Concerns
  • Parent Expectations for Child's Educational Achievement
  • Use of Evaluation and Special Services


Family and Parent Support Services

  •  Home Visitation From a Nurse/Provider After Child's Birth
  • Parent Participation in Childbirth Classes
  • Receipt of Public Assistance


Top Parent Survey
Health Status
  • Children with Asthma
  • Functional Limitations due to Health Problem or Disability  
  • Parent Report of Fair/Poor Health


Top Parent Survey
Injury/Risk Prevention

  • Bicycle Riding and Use of Helmet
  • Households with a Swimming Pool and if Barrier is in Place
  • Seat Belt/Car Seat Use for Child
  • Smoke Detectors in Home


Top Parent Survey
  • Breast Feeding Practices
  • Child Ate Breakfast Yesterday
  • Child Ate Fast Food Yesterday 
  • When Child Introduced to Cow’s Milk
  • WIC Program Participation (during pregnancy & after child's birth)


Top Parent Survey
Parental Stress

  • Difficulty Coping With Demands of Parenthood
  • Parental Stress Scale
  • Social Support


Top Parent Survey
Parenting Practices
  • Days in Past Week Parent Read, Sang, and/or Played Music with Child
  • Infant/Child Put to Bed with a Bottle
  • Infant Sleep Position (SIDS prevention)
  • Time Child Watches Television Each Day


Preventive Health Services
  • Mothers Offered an HIV test During Pregnancy


Social Environment
  • Easily Accessible Safe Park/Playground


Top Parent Survey
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Household Income
  • Parent's Educational Attainment
  • Poverty Level/Status
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • U.S. Citizenship

Low Income Survey :                                                                                                                            . For Main Survey        For Parent Survey

  Barriers to Enrollment in Medi-Cal


  Emotional Health

  Food Security

  Health Insurance

  Health Services

  Housing and Homelessness


  Public Assistance Programs


Background Summary & Methodology for the 1999 LA County Health Survey

Main Page of LA County Health Survey  

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