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  • Meet the Latino candidates tackling language access, involvement in Meriden elections

    [Excerpt of article by Lau Guzmán, Record-Journal, August 30, 2023] MERIDEN — Language access for Spanish speakers is becoming an increasingly significant issue for many of the Latinos running in the city’s municipal elections in November. Many of these proposals are coming from candidates who are relatively new to city politics and don’t have the long experience of other candidates on the ballot.

    August 31, 2023

  • datahaven health equity on 083023 front pages in Connecticut

    Press coverage of the Health Equity in Connecticut 2023 report

    On August 23, 2023, DataHaven published its latest health equity report, along with a press release, "DataHaven health equity report finds that preventable health problems

    August 30, 2023

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    DataHaven health equity report finds that preventable health problems contributed to an excess of 14,000 deaths among the Black population in Connecticut between 2017 and 2022

    Media Advisory For immediate release -- August 23, 2023 New Haven, CT – In Connecticut health inequities may have led to an excess of 14,000 deaths among the state’s Black population between 2017 and 2022, according to a new report on health in Connecticut from the non-profit organization DataHaven.

    August 23, 2023

  • Health Equity in Connecticut 2023 (PDF)

    The report document may be downloaded by clicking on the Document link below. Please see the main report page for details (on the main page, you may also download the report by clicking on the blue button near the top of the page). Document version for distribution was posted 8/23/2023.

    August 23, 2023

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    Health Equity in Connecticut 2023

    Health Equity in Connecticut 2023 is a new status report on health in Connecticut that includes information gathered from statewide and national mortality records, the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey of randomly-selected adults throughout Connecticut, census data, and other sources. Please read our August 23, 2023 press release here.

    August 23, 2023

  • Equity and well-being reports detail Middletown's standings against state, county

    [Excerpt of front-page feature article by Cassandra Day, Staff Writer, Middletown Press, Aug. 16, 2023] MIDDLETOWN — There is a nearly 20-year difference in life expectancy between Black and Asian residents living in Middlesex County, according to the results of a health needs assessment based on race and ethnicity conducted by Middlesex Health. Black residents experience the lowest average life expectancy in Middlesex County, 77.2 years, and Asians, the highest, 96.6 years, according to the 2022 health report.

    August 21, 2023