Sources of Local Data

Data Resources

  • Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) – Annual county-level estimates for key health behaviors are now being created by the CDC and provided via the County Health Rankings; CHR BRFSS Instructions
  • Hospital discharge data – Data on hospitalizations are now provided by patient county of residence and can be used for assessment of community health and health care systems. AHRQ’s HCUPnet System; HCUPnet Instructions
  • HRSA -Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) –  Each year HRSA-funded Health Center Awardees are required to report core set of information, including data on patient demographics, services provided, clinical indicators, utilization rates, costs, and revenues. View the most recent national data, and browse previous years’ data.
  • City-Data – By collecting and analyzing data from a variety of government and private sources, we’re able to create detailed, informative profiles for every city in the United States. From crime rates to weather patterns, you’ll find the data you’re looking for on