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Wisconsin Local Health Departments. Findings from the 2008 National Profile of Local Health Departments Study. National Profile of Local Health Departments Study. The National Profile of Local Health Departments is a survey of local health department (LHD) infrastructure and activities

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Findings from the 2008 national profile of local health departments study

Wisconsin LocalHealth Departments

Findings from the 2008 National Profile ofLocal Health Departments Study


National profile of local health departments study

National Profile of Local Health Departments Study

  • The National Profile of Local Health Departments is a survey of local health department (LHD) infrastructure and activities

  • NACCHO sends the Profile questionnaire to every LHD in the U.S.

    • Completed by 83% of all LHDs

    • Completed by 93% of Wisconsin LHDs

  • Data are self-reported by LHDs and not independently verified by NACCHO

  • Source of all data in this presentation


Wisconsin local health departments

Wisconsin Local Health Departments

  • 88 Local Health Departments

  • Most LHDs (75%) serve county or combined city-county jurisdictions

    • 17% LHDs city jurisdictions

  • Nearly all Wisconsin LHDs (98%) have a Local Board of Health


Distribution of lhds by size of population served

Distribution of LHDs by Size of Population Served


Distribution of total annual lhd expenditures

Distribution of Total AnnualLHD Expenditures


Median lhd expenditures by size of population served

Median LHD Expenditures by Size of Population Served


Percentage of total lhd revenues from various sources

Percentage of Total LHD Revenues from Various Sources


Mean per capita lhd revenues from selected sources

Mean Per Capita LHD Revenues from Selected Sources


Characteristics of lhds top executives

Characteristics of LHDs’ Top Executives


Percentage of lhds employing selected occupations

Percentage of LHDsEmploying Selected Occupations

Nurse

Manager/Director

Clerical Staff

Environmental HealthSpecialist (Sanitarian)

Nutritionist

Health Educator

Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Other Environmental Health Scientist

Epidemiologist

Physician

Behavioral Health Professional

Information Systems Specialist

Public Information Specialist


Findings from the 2008 national profile of local health departments study

“Typical” Staffing Patternsfor Wisconsin LHDsMedian Full-Time Equivalents (FTEs)for Selected Population Sizes


Median ftes for all staff and selected occupations by size of population served

Median FTEs for All Staffand Selected Occupationsby Size of Population Served


Top activities services provided by wisconsin lhds

Top Activities & ServicesProvided by Wisconsin LHDs


Activities services provided more frequently in wisconsin compared nationally

Activities & ServicesProvided More Frequently in Wisconsincompared Nationally


Activities services provided less frequently in wisconsin compared nationally

Activities & ServicesProvided LessFrequently in Wisconsincompared Nationally


Community health assessment and improvement plan in past three years

Community Health Assessmentand Improvement Planin past three years


For more information insert contact info here

For more information[insert contact info here]

The 2008 Profile was made possible through funding from theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 


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