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Our Community


As a federally qualified health center, Charles Drew Health Center, Inc. provides health care services for individuals and families living throughout Douglas County in Omaha, Nebraska.  The following information has been assembled according to 2010 U.S. Census data for Nebraska and the Charles Drew Health Center 2012 Bureau of Primary Health Care Uniform Data System report.

Douglas County population - 517,110 
13.1% of individuals residing in Douglas County live below the poverty level with a racial composition of:
African-American                                 11.6%
White                                                       71.9%
Hispanic                                                 11.2%
Asian                                                         2.7%
Native American                                     0.7%
Other                                                         1.9%

Target Area Profile:

Charles Drew Health Center, Inc (CDHC)  target area is the East/Northeast sector of Douglas County in Omaha, Nebraska with a target area of 46,428 residents.

The target area includes 18 census tracts designated as medically underserved and a health professional shortage area.  All but one of the census tracts in the target area is designated as “areas of racial and ethnic minority concentration.” 

Racial Composition of CDHC’s target area:
African-American                                     46.1%
White                                                          40.1%
Hispanic/Latino                                          9.8%
Asian                                                             2.4%
Native American                                        1.1%
Other                                                           0.5%

Our 2014 Patient Profile
The following Charles Drew Health Center, Inc. 2014 Patient Profile data are taken from the 2014 Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care Uniform Data System (UDS) Report:

Diagnoses and Services Rendered:
MEDICAL Patients Served
Asthma                                                          798
Diabetes                                                      1,664
Hypertension                                                 701

DENTAL Patients Served
Oral Exams                                                 1,929
Prophylaxis                                                    852
Fluoride Treatment                                      664

Depression and Other Mood Disorders   974
Anxiety Disorder                                           435
Other Mental Disorders                               526
(Patients may be diagnosed with multiple disorders. Numbers also excluding drug or alcohol dependence) 


Patient Characteristics
Number of Patients Served              9,400
Annual Number of Patient Visits   28,597
Percentage of Patients Below
100% Poverty Level                              89%
Patients best served in a language
other than English                                16%
52% of CDHC patients reside in the following three zip codes 68104, 68110, 68111

Patients by Race/Ethnicity
African-American                                  45%
Asian/Hawaiian/Pacific Islander           8%
Native American                                     5%
White                                                       24%
Hispanic                                                    4%
Other                                                      17%

Patients by Age
0-19 years of age                                   35%
20-64 years of age                                 60%
65+ years of age                                      5%

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