Health problems are attributed in part to the interaction of social and physical environments. Cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes and poor maternal health are prevalent health risks in the Westside Future Fund area. The data shows that birth rates, prematurity and births to teens vary widely among Westside Future Fund neighborhoods.

In terms of health insurance, the percent of residents without health insurance is higher than the City of Atlanta — 16.4% in the WFF area versus 12.7% in the City of Atlanta.

One of the Westside Future Fund’s goals is to provide greater access to healthcare and better wellness support systems to improve health and well-being of residents.

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Maternal and Child
Birth Indicators

Data Source: 2012-2016 Georgia Department of Public Health.

Health Insurance

Data Source: 2013-2017 American Community Survey.

Standout Stat: Ashview Heights and English Avenue have the highest percentage of uninsured residents; almost 9 percent higher than the City of Atlanta.