Health Data Links

Links to health-related surveys, tools and websites with information relevant to under-served and under-resourced communities.  If resources are missing or links to web pages are not working, please contact us.

HEALTH STATISTICS

US
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Large inventory tracking various health statistics such as disease, morbidity and mortality, birth, aging populations nationally and by state. In some instances, data for large metropolitan areas are available as well. Lowest geographic area: Varies depending on dataset but possibly at neighborhood (city) level.

National Center on Health Statistics
Large inventory tracking various health statistics such as disease, morbidity and mortality, birth, aging populations nationally and by state. In some instances, data for large metropolitan areas are available as well. Lowest geographic area: Varies depending on dataset but possibly at neighborhood (city) level.

California
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Information on all licensed hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, healthcare professionals, etc.  All data are free and downloadable from the website; they do take individual requests.  Online data only go back 5-7 years, older data is available by request.  Lowest geographic area: Zipcodes

California Department of Finance
Website tracks economic (business and financial data) for the entire state. Includes employment, income, price index, trade, and some demographics. They take individual requests for data but may charge for it. Lowest geographic area: City level. Zipcodes are possible but may have to pay.

California Department of Health Care Services
Provides data sources, reports and statistics for DHCS programs including Medi-Cal.

California Department of Public Health
Vital Statistics Query System Provides an interface to obtain tabular summaries and statistical reports from California's birth and death vitial statistics database.

California Women's Health Survey is an annually conducted survey about women's health and serves as a catalyst for innovative solutions that impact the health of California's women and girls. 

Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Health Data Resource Inventory Catalogs public health data reports available for Los Angeles County.  Data sources include the Department of Public Health, Los Angeles County Children's Planning Council and the United Way.

Public Health Reports A series of reports focusing on important health issues in Los Angeles County.

Vital Statistics Data Resources Mortality in Los Angeles County by gender, race/ethnicity, age group, and SPA. If you are unable to find the specific vital statistics data that you need, you can submit a data request to the Data Collection and Analysis Unit.  Material costs, consulting time, and computer run will be charged.

SURVEY DATA

US Census Bureau – American FactFinder
Source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data using the US Census. Lowest geographic area: Census tracts and zip codes

California Health Interview Survey
Data on health status, health conditions, health-related behavior, access and insurance status. Free, but must sign up for a username and password. Users can do specific searches by population, geographic area, age, etc. Lowest geographic area: Service Planning Areas.

Los Angeles County Health Survey
A population-based telephone survey that provides information about the health of Los Angeles County residents. The relatively large sample size allows users to obtain health indicator data for large demographic subgroups and across geographic regions of LA County, including Service Planning Areas and Health Districts.  Data tables are available for most topic areas. Individual requests can be made to Health Assessment staff. Lowest geographic area: County and Service Planning Area (SPA).  Zipcode level data may be requested.

GIS-MAPPING TOOLS

Network for a Healthy California
An interactive, internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) that allows users to view and query mapped nutrition data such as nutrition and school health programs, WIC and local grocery store options, and demographics. Lowest geographic area: Zip codes

Healthy City
One of the largest on-line sources for community resources and demographic, economic, and health data in LA County. Can register with website to create an account to store unique maps and data. Lowest geographic area: Address or Intersection

City of Los Angeles – iMapLA
The City of Los Angeles developed iMapLA to provide easy access and a visual display of City information and services as well as access to information from other sources. This includes parcel maps and associated data, demographic data, elected official district maps, and information about locations of services available in your neighborhood.  Lowest geographic area: Address/Parcel



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