Release of 2016 Community Health Status Report Data


Thank you for your interest in the Health Status Report. The Fulton County Partners for Health, including HC3, are committed to the collection of statistically significant, valid and reliable data and using that data to inform decision making. This report includes information on the adult, youth and child health status throughout Fulton County.


Please take some time to review the data, celebrate our strengths, and better understand the issues faced by our community. This information can be used to increase awareness, apply for funding, and strengthen your programming.


Please click here for access to the full report.


Please click here for access to the executive summary. 


Here is a small selection of the results found in the report.


Alcohol: 

Fulton County youth (grades 6th – 12th) reported a 6% decrease in the number of youth having consumed an alcoholic beverage in the past 30 days.  In 2016, 9% of Fulton County youth were described as a “current user” compared to 15 % in 2014.  Older youth, grades 9th-12th also demonstrated a 10% decrease in current use rates from 22% in 2014 to 12% in 2016.


Tobacco:

11% of Fulton County youth, grades 6th – 12th, reported e-cigarette use in the past year; 

this is a 2% decrease from 2014.


Marijuana:

22% of Fulton County youth, ages 17 & 18, reported marijuana use in the past 30 days.


Underage Substance Use: 

Only 29% of Fulton County youth (grades 6th – 12th) report their parents have talked

with them about the dangers of underage drinking and drug use in the past 30 days.

2017 Community Resource Assessment report for Fulton County.  


This report, created by the Fulton County Partners for Health, takes a closer look at the current resources available in the local community to combat and prevent mental health and addiction along with chronic disease. 


Please click here for access to the full report.

Release of 2014 Fulton County Health Assessment Data


This assessment was commissioned by the Fulton County Family & Children First Council and Healthy Choices Caring Communities. All seven Fulton County School Districts participated in the surveys with a response rate of 456 students in Grades 6-12. The number of results needed to demonstrate that the results are more likely to be representative of all of the students of a similar age in the county was 365. 


Please take some time to review the data, celebrate our strengths, and better understand the issues faced by our youth. This information can be used to increase awareness, apply for funding, and strengthen your programming. 


Please click here to access the full report.