Health Needs Assessment


This 2001 health and wellness needs assessment for the Ohio counties of Holmes, Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne is a revision and update to the original assessment completed in August of 1997. This three-phase report provides:


  • An environmental scan of insurance coverage, mental health, dental, vision, and hearing needs; updated demographic information with census 2000 data; and a review of research studies.
  • Results of a telephone survey of the general population.
  • Results of a mail survey of social service agencies.

An extract of this report containing the Table of ContentsExecutive Summary, and Recommendations is available online in Adobe PDF format, which can be viewed using Adobe’s Acrobat Reader. The Acrobat Reader can be downloaded free of charge from the Adobe Web site.


The complete report is available on disc in PDF version 1.2 format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to access the files. To receive this report on disc and obtain price information, contact the foundation.