The AHS Index is a new way to look at data that illuminates a snapshot of our world today. It is intended to highlight health inequities and spark conversation, debate, outrage, and wonder. 

Percent of the world’s poorest one billion people who are women: 70 

Percent of human trafficking victims worldwide who are women and girls: 70 

Alameda County’s ranking on a national list of largest human trafficking “hot spots”: 3 

Percent of trafficking victims who had contact with a health care provider at some point while being trafficked, according to a 2014 study on identifying victims in health care facilities: 88 

Number you should call to reach Alameda Health System’s Sexual Assault Response and Recovery Team (SARRT), if you encounter a victim of human trafficking: 510-534-9290  

Years that AHS has been home to SARRT, California’s only hospital and clinic-based program that addresses both domestic violence and sexual assault: 38  

Estimated percent of women between the ages of 15 and 44 who are affected by endometrioses, though many go undiagnosed: 11 

Percent of women who say they typically experience excruciating pain when they menstruate: 10 

Average years it takes for a woman with endometrioses to be diagnosed, after the onset of initial symptoms: 8 – 12 

Percent by which women with acute abdominal pain are less likely than men to be treated with powerful painkillers: 25% 

Year that Alameda Health System opened the Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Center to help close the gaps in treatment for women who experience abnormal pelvic pain: 2017