pa-gov/rate-of-hospitalizations-for-opioid-overdose-per-3f26-q827
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Rate of Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose per 100,000 Residents County Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4)

County rates of hospitalizations for opioid overdose per 100,000 residents ages 15 and older.

This analysis is restricted to Pennsylvania residents age 15 and older who were hospitalized in Pennsylvania general acute care hospitals.

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Latitude/Longitude Geo-referenced Columngeocoded_columngeocoded_columnPointLatitude and longitude; one point within each county to help create a map of Pennsylvania counties and define boundary lines.
Rate of Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose per 100,000 Residentsrate_of_hospitalizationsrate_of_hospitalizationsNumberCalculated rate of hospitalizations for opioid overdose (heroin and opioid pain medicine combined) per 100,000 residents age 15 and above for the county of residence during the specified time period. Type of Rate column provides additional details.
Latitude/Longitude Geo-referenced Column (city)geocoded_column_citygeocoded_column_cityText
Latitude/Longitude Geo-referenced Column (zip)geocoded_column_zipgeocoded_column_zipText
County FIPS Codecounty_fips_codecounty_fips_codeTextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.
State FIPS Codestate_fips_codestate_fips_codeTextThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
FIPS County Codefips_county_codefips_county_codeTextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. Values: 42000=Pennsylvania commonwealth total, 42001=Adams, 42003=Allegheny, …, 42133=York
Time Period Date Starttime_period_date_starttime_period_date_startCalendar dateBeginning of the reporting period that covers the hospitalization's discharge date.
Time Period Date Endtime_period_date_endtime_period_date_endCalendar dateEnd of the reporting period that covers the hospitalization's discharge date.
Municipality Boundary:@computed_region_amqz_jbr4:@computed_region_amqz_jbr4Number
Pa School Districts (2017):@computed_region_rayf_jjgk:@computed_region_rayf_jjgkNumber
Pa House Districts (2017-01):@computed_region_r6rf_p9et:@computed_region_r6rf_p9etNumber
Pa Senatorial Districts (2017-01):@computed_region_d3gw_znnf:@computed_region_d3gw_znnfNumber
Pennsylvania County Boundaries:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvv:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvvNumber
Latitude/Longitude Geo-referenced Column (state)geocoded_column_stategeocoded_column_stateText
Latitude/Longitude Geo-referenced Column (address)geocoded_column_addressgeocoded_column_addressText
County Code Numbercounty_code_numbercounty_code_numberTextTwo-digit code which uniquely identifies each county. Values: 00=Pennsylvania commonwealth total, 01=Adams, 02=Allegheny, …, 67=York
Time Periodtime_periodtime_periodTextReporting period that the measurement is based upon; "CY-" prefix is shorthand for "calendar year", which begins on January 1st of the stated year and ends on December 31st of the stated year.
Type of Ratetype_of_ratetype_of_rateTextDescribes the Type of Rate displayed. Values: “Rate of hospitalizations for opioid overdose per 100,000 residents” indicates the number of hospitalizations for opioid overdose for Pennsylvania residents age 15 and above divided by the total population age 15 and above for that county; that percentage is then multiplied by 100,000 and rounded to the nearest tenth. “Not Reported due to Low Volume” – indicates that the rate of hospitalizations for opioid overdose has not been displayed (is blank) due to low volume of hospitalizations for opioid overdose.
County Namecounty_namecounty_nameTextGeographic region in Pennsylvania representing the county where the patient resides. Special values: COMMONWEALTH = Pennsylvania commonwealth total (across all counties, including the totals of the suppressed county lines)
 
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