Welcome to the 2019 McPherson County Health Assessment Survey

This survey is being conducted in partnership with McPherson Hospital, McPherson County Health Department, Lindsborg Community Hospital, and Mercy Hospital in Moundridge. The purpose of the survey is to gather public opinions about health issues in McPherson County. The information will be used to identify the most important areas for health improvements that can be addressed through community actions. Participation in the survey is voluntary and all responses are completely anonymous. Further, only total survey results will be shared. 

We thank you for your participation. Your response by Friday, April 12 at 11:59 p.m. will be greatly appreciated.

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* 1. How do you perceive the health of your community?

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* 2. I am satisfied with the quality of life in our community (think about well-being, safety, physical and mental health education, etc.)

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* 3. The community has enough health and wellness activities to meet my needs.

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* 4. I am satisfied with the health care available in our community.

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* 5. I have access to the medical specialist I need.

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* 6. In the past year, I chose not to receive health care services due to cost.

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* 7. I have my own doctor I use whenever I am sick.

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* 8. I feel there are adequate private pay (not covered by insurance) home care services options in our county.

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* 9. I am satisfied with the public health services (disease prevention, immunizations, reproductive health, etc.)

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* 10. If I need help during times of stress, I have support in my community.

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* 11. There is enough access to medical care for residents with low income in our community.

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* 12. This community is a good place to grow old (consider senior housing, transportation to medical services, shopping, senior care and other services for the elderly living alone).

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* 13. It is easy for me to get to places (grocery stores, doctors, work, etc.)

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* 14. There are jobs available in the community (consider locally owned and operated businesses, jobs with career growth, livable wages, etc.)

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* 15. I feel my community is a safe place to live and raise children (consider size, location, cost, etc.)

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* 16. I have seen improvement in healthy activities and healthy eating options in my community in the last three years.

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* 17. I have seen improvement in the access to healthcare in my community in the last three years.

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* 18. I feel helpless in making changes to my community.

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* 19. In the following list, what do you think are the three most important “health problems” in our community?

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* 20. In the following list, what do you think are the three most “risky behaviors” in our community?

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* 21. In the following list, what is the biggest barrier of access to healthcare for you?

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* 22. Where do you and/or your family get most of your health information? (Check all that apply)

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* 23. In the past three years, either I or a member of my family have used hospital-based services in McPherson County.

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* 24. If you used a hospital-based service in McPherson County within the past three years, how satisfied were you with the care you received?

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* 25. Do you see a dentist regularly?

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* 26. Zip Code

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* 27. Gender

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* 28. Your Age

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* 29. Are you responsible for health decisions for others in your household? If so, please specify ages.

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* 30. Marital Status

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* 31. Your highest education level

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* 32. Current employment status

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* 33. Which of these groups would you say best represents your race? Please select all that apply.

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* 34. Annual Household Income

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* 35. Where do you receive medical care? Check all that apply

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* 36. How do you pay for your health care?

Thank you for your responses. Once again, all responses are anonymous and only total survey results will be shared publicly. If you have any questions, would like more information about the Community Health Needs Assessment, or are completing a paper survey, please refer or submit to contact below.  

Cyril Russell
McPherson Hospital
1000 Hospital Drive
McPherson, Kansas 67460
cyrilr@mcphersonhospital.org
620-241-2251, extension 136

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