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Nebraska Public Health Jobs, Careers & Salary Outlook

This page provides you with a complete overview of the public health field in the state of Nebraska. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, best cities to work, public health department information, and Nebraska public health issues and statistics.

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
402-471-3121 / 800-358-8802
Website: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Nebraska Public Health Highlights

  • 2013 Census Population: 1,855,525
  • 2013 People in Poverty: 13.1%
  • 2013 People Uninsured: 12.3%
  • 2013 People Kids Uninsured: 8.2%

Nebraska Public Health Worker Shortage Areas

  • Nursing Shortage Estimate 2013: -2,400
  • Primary Care Shortage 2013: 103
  • Mental Health Worker Shortage 2013: 74
  • Dentist Shortage 2013: 73

More Public Health Facts About Nebraska

  • AIDS cases as of 2013: 1,831
  • Tobacco Use 2013: 20.0%
  • TB Cases 2013: 23
  • % of Low Birthweight Babies: 6.6%
  • % of Obese Adults 2013: 28.6% (+/- 0.9)
  • % of Diabetic Adults 2013: 8.1% (+/- 0.5)
  • % Physically Inactive 2013: 21.0% (+/- 0.8)
  • % with Hypertension 2013: 28.5%

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Additional Public Health Facts for Nebraska

F AS IN FAT INDICATORS
Obesity, % Adults (2012) 28.6% (+/- 0.9)
Diabetes, % Adults (2012) 8.1% (+/- 0.5)
Physical Inactivity, % Adults (2012) 21.0% (+/- 0.8)
Hypertension, % Adults (2011) 28.5%
Obesity, % High School Students (2011) 11.6%
Overweight or Obese, % of 10 to 17 Year Olds (2011) 13.8%
POPULATION FACTS
2012 Census Population Estimates 1,855,525
% Poverty (2011) 13.1%
% Uninsured, All Ages (2011) 12.3%
% Uninsured, under 18 (2011) 8.2%
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