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Comparing the 'health' of Baltimore neighborhoods

A Baltimore City Health Department report ranks city neighborhoods for many social determinants and health outcomes. West Baltimore neighborhood Upton/Druid Heights ranks near bottom in many factors while North Baltimore's Roland Park ranks near the top. Explore the rankings for city neighborhoods below based on several criteria, compared against the city averages. Read The Sun's investigation here.

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  BALTIMORE CITY
LIFE
EXPECTANCY
71.8
NON-FATAL
SHOOTINGS*
46.5
HOMICIDE
INCIDENT RATE*
20.9
HEART DISEASE
DEATH RATE*
28.4
DIABETES
DEATH RATE*
3.5
*rates are per 10,000 residents

BY THE NUMBERS

HIGHEST LIFE EXPECTANCY
LOWEST LIFE EXPECTANCY
HIGHEST NON-FATAL SHOOTINGS*
FEWEST NON-FATAL SHOOTINGS*
HIGHEST HOMICIDE RATES*
LOWEST HOMICIDE RATES*
HIGHEST HEART DISEASE RATE*
LOWEST HEART DISEASE RATE*
HIGHEST DIABETES RATES*
LOWEST DIABETES RATES*

An area occupied by major corrections facilities is not included in the statistics.

Source: Baltimore City Health Department 2011 Neighborhood Health Profiles

Baltimore Sun graphic by Adam Marton

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