Compare by Region: The colored gauge gives a visual representation of how your community is doing in comparison to other communities. The three-colored dial represents the distribution of values from the reporting regions (e.g. counties in the state) ordered from those doing the best to those doing the worst (sometimes lower values are better and in other cases higher values are better). From that distribution, the green represents the top 50th percentile, the yellow represents the 25th to 50th percentile, and the red represents the "worst" quartile.
Compare by Average: This gauge shows how the Orleans Parish value compares with the median or mean value for all counties in the state (or all US counties) when being higher (or lower) is good or bad.
Compare by Average: This gauge shows how the Orleans Parish value compares with the median or mean value for all counties in the state (or all US counties)when being higher (or lower) is not necessarily good or bad
Compare by Time Period: This gauge shows whether the Orleans Parish value is increasing or decreasing over time. A green arrow means the value is improving and a red arrow means the value is getting worse. The = (equal) sign means that there is not a significant increase or decrease since the last measurement. Target: This gauge shows whether or not the Orleans Parish value meets a specific target. The Orleans Parish value is represented by the left bar and the target value by the right bar.
Target: This gauge shows whether or not a specific target is met. A green check means the target is met and a red means the target is not met.

HNON Beta Site Terms of Use

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  2. I further understand that all statistical data, mapping information and other content on this website are in draft form and may contain errors and gaps that may need revisions or deletions. Accordingly, I agree not to share, distribute, make reference to or otherwise apply the data or content on this website to any activity or use other than to provide feedback to LPHI and HNON partners.
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Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) is a stand-alone, private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established in 1997 with a statewide mission to create the circumstances that improve the health of the population of the state through partnerships. LPHI is one of over 20 public health institutes nationally. LPHI's mission is to promote and improve the health and quality of life in Louisiana through public-private partnering at the community, parish, and state levels. LPHI has been engaged in metro New Orleans for almost a decade around a broad portfolio of health interventions. Some such programs include obesity prevention and chronic disease management through a federal Steps grant, primary care networking through federal and philanthropic grants, school based clinics through post-Katrina WK Kellogg grant and tobacco prevention on behalf of the State of Louisiana.

Neighborhoods Partnership Network, NPN, brings established, respected and effective relationships with neighborhood associations and equivalent groups and provides convening, information, leadership capacity-building and brokering and advocacy activities, especially around disparities, with and for them. NPN has Healthy Neighborhoods Coordinators provide continuous and integrated coordination of the NPN role and coordination with partners in support of resident leadership in building holistic solutions to health equity. A element of the NPN role in HNON is the inclusion of a healthy neighborhood curriculum into its "Capacity College," which provides leadership development and skill-building for neighborhood change agents.

Concordia, LLC brings urban design expertise and substantive experience in the New Orleans recovery through its leadership in the UNOP Citywide Strategic Recovery and Rebuilding Plan, the recovery School Facilities Master Plan, partnership with the Smart Foundation on "Lagniappe Schools" and their leadership work in the "Nexus" model approach to vibrant neighborhood hubs. The Concordia team provides expertise and development around healthy neighborhood design, asset analysis, neighborhood engagement, neighborhood assessment, land use, technical assistance to neighborhoods and web-based data reporting.

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