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Educational attainment (mapped by county)

Percent high school graduates

Population Age 25 and Above, 2017

Garfield (96.5 percent), San Juan (96.1 percent) and Whitman (95.4 percent)t) counties had the highest percentages of high school graduates.

Adams (65.2 percent), Yakima (73.2 percent) and Franklin (74.2 percent) counties had the lowest percentages of high school graduates.

Health care access, utilization and quality

Ongoing research into the use and distribution of medical services, as well as key public-private initiatives targeting health care improvement in Washington.

Health care data resources

Data available for understanding key access, cost, and quality components of health care in Washington State. Some data sources allow comparison to other states. Primary data sources currently include local and national surveys and data gathering on population characteristics, employers, health services, health expenditures, and health status.

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Links to health policy organizations and agencies

Links to common national health policy and research organizations, and state and federal agencies whose missions revolve around health policy.

Employer-based health insurance

Summaries of data from Washington State Employer Health Insurance database, including estimated coverage measurers and expenditures for employers and their employees.

County Medicare trends and variations in 2007-2014, Washington

Presented below is a series of graphs displaying trends for 2007-14 in each county in Washington and the state in measures associated with Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. The graphs are divided into 3 sections:

Hispanic population as a percent of total population

2018

In 2018, the highest percentages of Hispanic residents were found in central Washington with Adams (67.4 percent), Franklin (55.3 percent) and Yakima (50.8 percent) counties posting the highest shares.

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