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Health care data resources

Data available for understanding key access, cost, and quality components of health care in Washington State. Some data sources allow comparison to other states. Primary data sources currently include local and national surveys and data gathering on population characteristics, employers, health services, health expenditures, and health status.

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Links to health policy organizations and agencies

Links to common national health policy and research organizations, and state and federal agencies whose missions revolve around health policy.

Employer-based health insurance

Summaries of data from Washington State Employer Health Insurance database, including estimated coverage measurers and expenditures for employers and their employees.

County Medicare trends and variations in 2007-2014, Washington

Presented below is a series of graphs displaying trends for 2007-14 in each county in Washington and the state in measures associated with Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. The graphs are divided into 3 sections:

Hispanic population as a percent of total population

2018

In 2018, the highest percentages of Hispanic residents were found in central Washington with Adams (67.4 percent), Franklin (55.3 percent) and Yakima (50.8 percent) counties posting the highest shares.

Population by age, mapped by county

Median Age, 2018

In 2010, the median age of persons living in Washington state was 37.3 years. In 2018 the median age had increased to 38.3 years.

Jefferson County had the highest median age in 2010 at 53.9 years. By 2018, the median age in Jefferson County had reached 58.4 years.

Population by race

Washington state population by race

2019

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