• [Excerpt from CT Mirror feature article by Kate Farrish, Connecticut Health Investigative Team]: In West Haven, 24% of white residents reported their health as fair or poor, a rate worse than whites statewide and in New Haven. Fifty miles east, 19% of white New London residents reported feeling depressed or hopeless, higher numbers than statewide and in Bridgeport.… Read More

  • Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health I-Team Writer:   "[....] Though the distribution of pills in Fairfield County was the lowest in the state, the Post database showed that pharmacies in the region still sold millions of pills between 2006 and 2012. The highest seller in the county during that time was Walgreen’s Eastern Co., Inc. in Stratford, which sold nearly 4.5 million pills between 2006 and 2016. Two of the county’s top five sellers were in Stratford, two were in Bridgeport and one was in Norwalk.… Read More

  • Data: Connecticut ranks high in life expectancy, cancer survival rates

    Waterbury Republican-American    July 8, 2019

    [Excerpt of front-page article by Harrison Connery, with block quote featuring DataHaven by Martha Shanahan, in the Republican-American] July 5, 2019 WATERBURY — Life expectancy in Connecticut is third in the nation, at 80.8 years, according to data from the Journal of the American Medical Association. One factor in residents’ longevity is the state’s falling cancer mortality rate, which has fallen by more than 21% over the past decade, good for the second highest rate in the country, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.… Read More

  • Data Reveals Hidden Concerns Amid Upturn

    by Mark Abraham    April 15, 2019

    Originally published in the New Haven Independent on 4/12/19: https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/data_haven_survey/ by APARNA NATHAN & MARK ABRAHAM … Read More

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  • Survey: Jobs Make The Difference In Hamden Happiness

    New Haven Independent    April 11, 2019

    [News article by Brian Slattery] Hamden is a good place to live — as long as you can find a good job. That’s one of the lessons from a newly released 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.… Read More

  • Our semi-annual newsletter is out! Click here to be added to the email distribution list. Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in! Here are just a couple examples of estimates based on the program's live, in-depth interviews with over 32,000 randomly-selected Connecticut adults in 2015 and 2018: … Read More

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