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