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					Edmund G. Brown, Jr.                                                 Barbara Halsey                                          David Carlisle, M.D, Ph.D.
    Governor                                                            Director                                                     Director


                                  Regional Focus Groups on Health Workforce Development
                              “Preparing the Health Workforce for Federal Health Care Reform”
                                     Fact Sheet for the Northeast California Focus Group



                                                 Counties Covered in This Focus Group Meeting
                    Butte               Colusa        Del Norte             Glenn     Lake   Lassen                   Modoc           Plumas
                    Shasta              Sierra        Siskiyou              Sutter    Tehama Trinity                  Yuba

      The Percentage of the Population without Health                                  Primary Care Physicians2 Per 100,000 People, 20083
                         Insurance1

               California (Statewide)
                                                                   18.0%
                                                                                           California (Statewide)                                                59
                               Butte
                                                        15.0%                                                Butte                                         52
     Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, Trinity*+                                                                       Colusa               22
                                                                      19.7%
          Del Norte, Siskiyou, Modoc,
                                                                                                        Del Norte                                      44
                                                   13.4%
                   Lassen*                                                                                   Glenn                               40
                               Lake**                                                                         Lake
                                                                    18.4%                                                                                       58
                   Plumas, Sierra***                                                                        Lassen                                    48
                                                     14.2%
                                                                                                           Modoc               19
                              Shasta
                                                           15.9%                                           Plumas                                     46
                              Sutter
                                                                    18.8%
                                                                                                            Shasta                                              58
                                                                                                             Sierra                   28
                                Yuba
                                                      14.5%                                               Siskiyou                                              56
                                                                                                            Sutter                                               59
                                    10%      13%      16%       19%        22%                            Tehama                                 42
                                                                                                            Trinity                         35
*+
  The US Census Bureau classifies Colusa, Glenn, Tehama, and Trinity
Counties as PUMA5 00500. PUMA is the acronym for Public Use Microdata
                                                                                                              Yuba             20
Area.
* The US Census Bureau classifies Del Norte, Lassen, Modoc, and Siskiyou                                                15      25     35        45        55    65
Counties as PUMA5 00100. PUMA is the acronym for Public Use Microdata
Area.
** The US Census Bureau classifies Lake and Mendocino Counties as
PUMA5 00400. PUMA is the acronym for Public Use Microdata Area.
***The US Census Bureau classifies Plumas, Nevada, and Sierra Counties as
PUMA5 00700. PUMA is the acronym for Public Use Microdata Area.


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  Table S2701 of the US Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Survey                 2
                                                                                         Pg. 5, Grumbach, M.D., Kevin; Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., Arpita; Bindman,
lists Health Insurance Coverage Status information for the State of California,        M.D., Andrew. Fewer and More Specialized: A New Assessment of
its individual counties, and other geographical areas at                               Physician Supply in California. Prepared for the California HealthCare
http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/STGeoSearchByListServlet?ds_name=AC               Foundation. June 2009. This report defines primary care physicians as those
S_2009_1YR_G00_&state=st&qr_name=ACS_2009_1YR_G00_S2701&_lan                           with a primary practice of family medicine, general practice, general internal
g=en&_ts=303725294054. This Table lists the total number and percent                   medicine, general pediatrics, or geriatric medicine.
                                                                                       3
uninsured of the total civilian, non-institutionalized population. For more              Pg. 10, Table 5, Grumbach, M.D., Kevin; Chattopadhyay, Ph.D., Arpita;
information on the U.S. Census Bureau’s methodology in producing this data,            Bindman, M.D., Andrew. Fewer and More Specialized: A New Assessment
please go to their website at:                                                         of Physician Supply in California. Prepared for the California HealthCare
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/datanotes/exp_acs2009_1yr.html                    Foundation. June 2009. This Report is Available on the California
                                                                                       HealthCare Foundation’s website at:
                                                                                       http://www.chcf.org/~/media/Files/PDF/F/PDF%20FewerAndMoreSpecialize
                                                                                       dMDSupplyInCA.pdf.
                               Age of Nurses*                                                                      Ethnicity of Nurses
                                                                                                      Other      0.8%
                                                                                                                 0.0%
                                 8.8%                                                                 Mixed       2.0%
                                                                                                                  2.6%
             65+                                                                                                 0.4%
                                                                                            Native American      0.6%
                                   10.1%
                                                                                                       Asian         8.6%
                                                                                                                 0.8%
                                                                                                     Filipino             18.0%
                                                        23.9%                                                     1.8%
          55-64                                                                                     Hispanic         7.5%
                                                                                                                  2.6%
                                                                  31.5%                                            4.1%
                                                                                                       Black     0.3%
                                                                                                      White                                   58.6%
                                                               29.3%                                                                                             91.3%
          45-54
                                                                   32.2%

                                                       22.7%                                                     Nurses Work Setting*
                                                                                                                   Other        8.8%
          35-44                                                                                                                 8.7%
                                               16.6%                                       Case Management/Insurance         2.8%
                                                                                                                             2.4%
                                                                                                   Home Health/Hospice        3.9%
                                                                                                                               5.8%
                                                                                                            School Health    2.1%
                                           15.4%                                                                             1.3%
      Under 35                                                                                              Public Health    2.6%
                                                                                                                               7.1%
                                   9.6%                                                        Nursing Home/LTC/Rehab         4.6%
                                                                                                                              4.7%
                                                                                                        Ambulatory Care          10.7%
                                                                                                                                 11.1%
                                                                                                                 Hospital                               64.5%
               Statewide Average               Northern California                                                                                    58.9%


*From the Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Registered Nursing’s 2008 Survey of Registered Nurses which is located at:
http://www.rn.ca.gov/forms/xcelsius_region_export.shtml. This includes data from Butte, Colusa, Del Norte, Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Lassen, Mendocino, Modoc,
Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sierra, Tehama, and Trinity Counties.

                              Allied Health Occupations with the Highest Projected Growth Rates Through 2014
    Butte4                  Colusa/Glenn/Teham         Del                          Lassen/Modoc/Nevada/         Shasta8                    Yuba/Sutter9
                            a5                         Norte/Humboldt/Lake/Me       Plumas/Sierra/Siskiyou/
                                                       ndocino6                     Trinity7
    Home Health Aide        Home Health Aide           Home Health Aide             Home Health Aide             Home Health Aide           Home Health Aide

    Respiratory Therapist   Pharmacy Technician        Pharmacy Technician          Pharmacy Technician          Nursing Aide               Pharmacy Technician

    Medical Assistant       Respiratory Therapist      Medical Assistant            Respiratory Therapist        Medical Assistant          Physician Assistant

    Substance Abuse and     Dental Hygienist           Substance Abuse and          Licensed Vocational          Licensed Vocational        Substance Abuse and
    Behavioral Disorder                                Behavioral Disorder          Nurse                        Nurse                      Behavioral Disorder
    Counselor                                          Counselor                                                                            Counselor
    Dental Assistant        Dental Assistant           Radiologic Technologist      Radiologic Technologist      Medical and Public         Medical and Public
                                                                                                                 Health Social Worker       Health Social Worker




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  Pg. 90, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf
5
  Pg. 88, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf
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  Pg. 86, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf
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  Pg. 87, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf
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  Pg. 89, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf
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  Pg. 91, University of California, San Francisco Center for the Health Professions, Allied Health Regional Workforce Analysis: Sacramento/Northern California
Region, November, 2009. This Report is Available on The California Endowment’s website at:
http://www.calendow.org/uploadedFiles/Publications/By_Topic/Culturally_Competent_Health_Systems/Workforce_Diversity/AlliedHealth%20Sacramento.pdf

				
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