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).

Kentucky Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting

The Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting System tracks controlled substance prescriptions dispensed within the state.

Kentucky Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is an annual survey of Kentucky’s adult population about behaviors which affect risk of disease and disability.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Hospitalization Data

This site contains data on hospital utilization and services, administrative claims, ambulatory surgical services, and more for the state of Kentucky.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Medicaid Statistics

Medicaid eligibility, enrollments, and characteristics of beneficiaries by county for the state of Kentucky are included on this site.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Reportable Disease Annual Summary

This site provides annual summaries of reportable diseases by Area Development District for the state of Kentucky.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Vital Statistics Reports

This is the official source of vital statistics data in Kentucky, collected from certified records of births, deaths, marriages and divorces.

Kentucky Cancer Registry

KCR collects data from hospitals, outpatient facilities, freestanding diagnosis and treatment facilities, pathology laboratories, multi-specialty clinics, and doctors’ offices on all reported cases of cancer in the state.

Kentucky Center for Education & Workforce Statistics

The Kentucky County Profiles 2012 contain education, population, employment, and other data at the county level.

Kentucky Environmental Public Health Tracking

Environmental public health tracking collects data for analysis and research to establish links between disease and exposure to environmental hazards.

Kentucky Health Facts

Kentucky Health Facts provides county-level data on demographics, social and behavioral indicators, health outcomes, access to care, maternal and child health, and senior health. 

Kentucky Justice & Public Safety Cabinet - Statistical Analysis Center

The State Statistical Analysis Center is a network of criminal justice agencies or units supported in part by the Bureau of Justice Statistics to enhance the capabilities of the states to collect, analyze, and interpret data on crime.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Traffic Records

This site provides motor vehicle crash data by county for the state of Kentucky.

Kentucky Youth Tobacco Survey

The Kentucky Youth Tobacco Survey is administered to middle and high school students across Kentucky to examine Kentucky’s progress toward strategic goals.


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.

Kentucky Community Resources


Kentucky Business Coalitions on Health