California

Data Sources

These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).

California Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
California County and Statewide Archive of Tobacco Statistics Includes facts and figures on a variety of survey questions related to tobacco Demographic
California Department of Education - DataQuest DataQuest, provides access to a wide variety of reports, including school performance, test results, school staffing, graduation and dropout, etc. Sub-County Demographic
California Department of Finance County Profiles The California County Profiles is a compilation of selected economic, social, and demographic data at the state and county level. Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Cancer Registry This site contains data on cancers diagnosed in California. Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Communicable Disease Data This page provides data reports and epidemiologic summaries on reportable communicable diseases and conditions reported by healthcare providers and laboratories to local health departments. Demographic
California Department of Public Health - County Health Status Profiles This site contains a link to the 2017 County Health Status Profiles which reports data for selected health indicators and California's leading causes of death. Demographic
California Department of Public Health - Injury Data Data of various types of injuries are available via query system. Demographic
California Environmental Public Health Tracking A variety of health and environmental data are provided. Demographic
California Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project The goal of Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project is to enhance public health by providing data, a standardized set of statistical measures, and tools that a broad array of sectors can use for planning healthy communities and evaluating the impact of plans, projects, policy, and environmental changes on community health. Sub-County Demographic
Medi-Cal Estimates Two Medi-Cal Estimates are sent to the legislature each year providing information on costs for the current and upcoming fiscal years.  
Shots for School Shots for School tracks immunization rates for required and recommended immunizations for students in schools and preschools. Sub-County
State of California Department of Justice - Crime Data The datasets on this page provide web-based presentations of California criminal justice statistical data. Demographic
State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development - Emergency Department and Ambulatory Surgery Data An outpatient encounter record is submitted each time a patient is treated in a licensed emergency department or ambulatory surgery center in California. The reported data include patient demographic information, such as age, sex, county of residence. Demographic
State of California Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development - Patient Discharge Data An inpatient discharge record is submitted each time a patient is treated in a licensed general acute care hospital in California. The reported data includes patient demographic information such as age, sex, and county of residence. Demographic
Vaccination Rates by School in California This database provides the percentage of vaccinated kindergarten students by school in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years, as reported by the California Department of Public Health.  

Community Health Improvement Resources

These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.

California Community Resources

 

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