Improving conditions for people who walk and bike is critical to the health, safety, and overall mobility of our communities, leading to an increased quality of life for Ohioans. In order to implement solutions that positively impact the health of residents in every community, there must be a baseline measure and consideration of the current health status of Ohio communities. Health indicators such as cardiovascular health, food security and access, mental health, and physical health and risk factors help illustrate health issues that can be impacted by safe walking and biking infrastructure. The following pages explore the health indicators that most impact Ohioans in terms of lifestyle limitations, chronic conditions, and mortality.
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