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).

Connecticut Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Connecticut Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

The BRFSS is an Connecticut-specific surveillance system that surveys adults 18 years and older on self-reported health behaviors.

Connecticut Department of Public Health - Emergency Department Visits

This site contains emergency department visit data for Connecticut.

Connecticut Department of Public Health - EMS Data

This site contains Emergency Medical Services data for Connecticut.

Connecticut Department of Public Health - Hospitalizations

Hospitalization data of any discharge from a non-federal, short-stay, acute-care, general hospital in Connecticut.

Connecticut Department of Public Health - School Health Survey

The Connecticut School Health Survey is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component and the Youth Behavior Component.

Connecticut Department of Public Health - Vital Statistics

Included are a statewide registry of births, marriages, civil unions, deaths and fetal deaths which have occurred in CT or to CT residents.

Connecticut Department of Public Safety - Uniform Crime Reports

This site provides crime and arrest statistics at the city, county, and state level in Connecticut.

Connecticut Education Data and Research

View, graph and compare longitudinal education data for Connecticut's public districts and schools.

Connecticut Environmental Public Health Tracking

Connecticut is part of the National Tracking Network, created in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects easier to find and use.

Connecticut Tumor Registry

The Connecticut Tumor Registry publishes reports with county-level cancer information and provides a query system that generates tables and maps showing cancer cases and rates data can be organized by: gender, race/ethnic group, and cancer site over several years.


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.

Connecticut Community Resources