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Health in the Community

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Indiana's Health Statistics

Indianapolis life expectancy: 75yrs old

Indianapolis adult obesity: 34%

Up to 30% of Indianapolis residents required food assistance in 2023

 - 242,000 People in Marion County need food assistance

 

Indiana is 35th in the nation in overall health, according to the 2022 America’s Health Rankings report and ranks 42nd when it comes to mental health, according to the State of Mental Health in America 2023. Approximately one baby dies in Indiana every 16 hours—amounting to over 530 infant deaths a year—making the state’s infant mortality rate one of the worst in the country. Indiana also consistently has one of the 10 worst death rates from cancer in the United States.

35th Indiana's ranking for overall health

45th Indiana's ranking in public health funding

43rd Indiana's ranking in mental health providers

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