Critical Health Indicators The Critical Health Indicators report describes Michigan's health and well-being and establishes a method for monitoring improvement. The report is organized by 4 specific health topics and their 28 related measures or indicators. These indicators directly or indirectly measure the health and health behaviors of Michigan residents.
Michigan's Rural Health Profile The rural health profile examines the demographics of and compares health status between rural and non-rural areas in Michigan. Health status indicators include leading causes of death, chronic & communicable diseases, and behavioral risk factors. The profile also describes the types of resources available in rural areas of Michigan.
Michigan State Rural Health Plan: MI-SORHI Report Michigan Strategic Opportunities for Rural Health Improvement (MI-SORHI) State Rural Health Plan 2008-2012 is the product of a year-long comprehensive strategic planning initiative to identify priority health issues for rural Michigan and develop a plan of action to address these priorities. For each priority area, a set of measurable goals and objectives, along with action-oriented strategies, have been developed to guide rural health improvement over the next 5 years.