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Community Health

The overall well-being and health status of a specific community or population

City of Boston, MA,
Census tract 25025080601 

Between 2015 and 2022, there have been over 20 bike/pedestrian collisions in 25025080601, with a majority occurring while crossing Tremont Street. This census tract is situated in an unsafe pedestrian environment (source: 2023 City of Boston Vision Zero Injury Crash Map).

Public transit usage in the census tract is substantial, reaching around 38%. However, both Boston and Suffolk County exhibit even higher rates at 50.7% and 48.1%, respectively, while Massachusetts and the entire United States have lower percentages at 16.2% and 8.2% (source: U.S. Census American Community Survey, 2019 5-year estimate).

The prevalence of adult asthma in census tract 25025080601 is notably elevated at 14.2%, surpassing the rates in Boston 11.6%, Suffolk County 11.1%, and the United States 9.7% (source: 2021 CDC PLACES).

The prevalence of adult depression in the census tract is alarmingly high, reaching 25.1%. This rate is slightly higher than Boston's rate of 22.1% and approximately 6% higher than the national average of 19.5% (source: 2021 CDC PLACES). 

The prevalence of poor mental health in adults over the past 14 days is markedly high in the census tract at 24.8%, exceeding the rates in Boston 17.3% and Suffolk County 16%. In comparison to the United States, the census tract's rate is significantly higher, approximately 10 percentage points above the national average, which stands at 14.7% (source: 2021 CDC PLACES). 

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