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).

Louisiana Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Louisiana Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

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

Louisiana Caring Communities Youth Survey

This survey assesses students' involvement in a specific set of problem behaviors, as well as their exposure to a set of scientifically validated risk and protective factors identified in the Risk and Protective Factor Model of adolescent problem behaviors.

Louisiana Crash Data Reports

The Louisiana Crash Data Reports website is a compilation of statistical data based on information obtained on traffic crashes submitted by state, sheriff, and local police agencies throughout the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Department of Education - Data Center

The Data Center contains a variety of education data by parish and district for the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

Louisiana 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.

Louisiana Health Report Card

The annual Louisiana Health Report Cards provides parish-level information on select diseases, teenage pregnancy and birth rates, suicides, sexually transmitted infections, drug addiction, violent deaths, mortality rates, health assessment programs, and results of preventative health outreach programs.

Louisiana Hospital Inpatient Discharge Database

This site provides hospitalization data by parish for the state of Louisiana.

Louisiana Prescription Monitoring Program

This site contains Louisiana Prescription Monitoring Program annual reports.

Louisiana Statistical Analysis Center

The Louisiana Statistical Analysis Center collects, analyzes, and interprets data on criminal justice issues relevant to the state and the nation.

Louisiana Tumor Registry

The Louisiana Tumor Registry collects and processes cancer incidence data from the state's eight established geographic regions, based on Louisiana's historic health districts.

Louisiana Vital Records Registry

The Louisiana Center for Records and Statistics consists of official records of birth, death, fetal  death, and Orleans Parish marriage records.


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.

Louisiana Community Resources


Louisiana Business Coalitions on Health