Communities Count featured in Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report on Key Indicator Systems

Public Health - Seattle & King County   (Seattle)

May 2011

Communities Count and Public Health data were featured in the key indicator system case study of King County WA AIMS High. For this report, a group of 20 comprehensive indicator systems from different jurisdictional levels and diverse locations were reviewed. In-depth case studies—including interviews with officials and stakeholders were conducted for seven these 20 systems. The criteria for selection as a case study system included comprehensiveness, longevity, outcome-oriented and involvement of a government entity as a partner or as a user of information from the system. Seven indicator systems were selected including King County WA.