Community Health Assessment

Community Health Assessment (CHA) / Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Duplin County Health Department and Vidant Duplin Hospital participate in the Regional CHNA. We are part of the 33 eastern counties that are participating in this initiative. CHNA is on a three-year cycle and is used to identify priority health issues and plan interventions to build healthier communities in Duplin County. The primary data is collected from county residents by way of surveys and focus groups, and the secondary data is gathered from many sources including but not limited to the NC State Center for Health Statistics, the US Census Bureau, the Department of Labor, Economic Development, Hospital admissions, and Emergency Department, County Health Rankings and others.Order Lasix Furosemi

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Health ENC has all the CHNA data collected through community surveys, focus groups, and secondary statistics. Please visit the website for a wealth of information on our county and our neighboring counties.

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If you need assistance or have questions about the CHNA please contact us at 910-296-2130.

Healthy North Carolina 2030

Duplin County Resource List 

NC State Center for Health Statistics

Key Health Indicators for NC and Duplin County 2019

County Health Data Book

NC Health Data Query System

NC Social Determinants of Health- Region 8 (Duplin): There are many factors that affect health: access to care, number of medical providers, resources, employment, high school graduation rates, literacy levels, primary language, environment, and others.

The County Health Rankings are an overall snapshot of the health of individual states and counties.

  • Cancer, Heart Diseases, Accidents, and Respiratory Diseases are the top causes of death and disability in Duplin County. Making appropriate lifestyle changes can decrease your risk of disease and complications from chronic disease.