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County: Boulder

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County: Boulder

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County: Boulder Age-Adjusted Death Rate due to Suicide

Current Value:
16.3
Deaths per 100,000 population
(2014-2016)
Compared to:
CO Counties
The distribution is based on data from 52 Colorado counties.
Compared to the CO Value (19.7), Boulder has a value of 16.3 which is lower and better.
CO Value
(19.7)
The regional value is compared to the Colorado State value.
Compared to the US Value (12.9), Boulder has a value of 16.3 which is higher and worse.
US Value
(12.9 in 2013-2015)
The regional value is compared to the national value. The source for the national value is Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Prior Value
(16.3)
Prior Value compares a measured value with the previously measured value. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the comparison.
Over time, the Boulder value is decreasing, not significantly.
Trend
This comparison measures the indicator’s values over multiple time periods. The Mann-Kendall Test for Statistical Significance is used to evaluate the trend over 4 to 10 periods of measure, subject to data availability and comparability.
Compared to the HP 2020 Target (10.2), the target has not been met.
HP 2020 Target
(10.2)
Compared to the PHIP (17.3), the target has  been met.
PHIP
(17.3)

County: Boulder Early Childhood Developmental Screening

Current Value:
34.4%
(2015-2016)
Compared to:
Compared to the CO Value (61.5%), Boulder has a value of 34.4% which is lower and worse.
CO Value
(61.5%)
Prior Value
(48.0%)
Prior Value compares a measured value with the previously measured value. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the comparison.
Over time, the Boulder value is decreasing, not significantly.
Trend
This comparison measures the indicator’s values over multiple time periods. The Mann-Kendall Test for Statistical Significance is used to evaluate the trend over 4 to 10 periods of measure, subject to data availability and comparability.
Compared to the PHIP (60.0%), the target has not been met.
PHIP
(60.0%)

County: Boulder High School LGBQ Student Attempted Suicide

Current Value:
14.0%
(2015)
Compared to:
Compared to the PHIP (4.8%), the target has not been met.
PHIP
(4.8%)

County: Boulder High School Student Attempted Suicide

Current Value:
6.3%
(2015)
Compared to:
Compared to the CO Value (7.8%), Boulder has a value of 6.3% which is lower and better.
CO Value
(7.8%)
Prior Value
(4.9%)
Prior Value compares a measured value with the previously measured value. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the comparison.
Compared to the PHIP (4.8%), the target has not been met.
PHIP
(4.8%)

County: Boulder Mothers Informed by Provider About Post-partum depression

79.3%
(2014-2015)
Compared to:
Compared to the CO Value (77.9%), Boulder has a value of 79.3% which is higher and better.
CO Value
(77.9%)
Prior Value
(87.6%)
Prior Value compares a measured value with the previously measured value. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the comparison.
Over time, the Boulder value is decreasing, not significantly.
Trend
This comparison measures the indicator’s values over multiple time periods. The Mann-Kendall Test for Statistical Significance is used to evaluate the trend over 4 to 10 periods of measure, subject to data availability and comparability.
Compared to the PHIP (80.0%), the target has not been met.
PHIP
(80.0%)