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Data Resources with a Variety of Health Indicators

Health Snapshots: These California county and regional statistics, compiled by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, are from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS). Find statistics on health issues such as health insurance, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, smoking and dental care broken down by the age categories child, adolescent, adult and senior.

AskCHIS: A tool that allows you to quickly search for health statistics on your county, region and state. AskCHIS draws upon responses of more than 50,000 Californians interviewed by the California Health Interview Survey - the largest state health survey in the U.S. Registration for user name and password is free.


California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal: The portal offers access to standardized data that can be easily retrieved, combined, downloaded, sorted, searched, analyzed, redistributed and re-used by individuals, business, researchers, journalists, developers, and government to process, trend, and innovate. Data available at a variety of geographic levels, including County.


County Health Status Profiles: Contains county data for selected health indicators as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Data files contain morbidity, mortality, breastfeeding, and census data.


Healthy Communities Indicator Project, California Health Disadvantage Index, Public Health Alliance of Southern California: The Health Disadvantage Index (HDI) includes diverse non-medical economic, social, political and environmental factors that influence physical and cognitive function, behavior and disease. Indicator data used for HDI comes from publicly available sources and is produced at the census tract level.


UC Davis center for regional change: Produces innovative research to create healthy, sustainable, prosperous, and equitable regional change in California's Central Valley and Sierra Nevada and beyond. The website provides a variety of data in multiple formats, including maps, of our region and El Dorado County specifics.