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).
Maryland Data Sources
|Infectious Disease Bureau||Infectious disease data are available, including (but not limited to): vaccine-preventable diseases, immunizations, zoonotic and vector-borne diseases, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV.||Demographic|
|Maryland Cancer Registry - Maryland Cancer Data Reports||The Maryland Cancer Registry collects, maintains, and reports on cancer incidence in the State of Maryland.||Demographic|
|Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Vital Statistics||This site provides vital statistics including births and deaths for the state of Maryland.||Demographic|
|Maryland Environmental Public Health Tracking||Maryland 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.||Demographic|
|Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention Statistics||This site contains various data and statistics on violent crime, property crime, and total crime by state and county.||Sub-County Demographic|
|Maryland Highway Safety Data||The Maryland Highway Safety Office annually produces 5-year County, Statewide, and Program Area tabulations of fatalities and injuries based on a variety of accident characteristics.||Demographic|
|Maryland Prescription Drug Monitoring Program||The PDMP collects and securely stores information on drugs that contain controlled substances and are dispensed to patients in Maryland. Drug dispensers, including pharmacies and healthcare practitioners, electronically report the information that is stored in the PDMP database.|
|Maryland Searchable Health-Related SURVEY Databases||This site allows users to construct county-level summaries of information contained in the state’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, Maryland Cancer Surveys, and Maryland Youth Tobacco Surveys.||Demographic|
|Maryland State Department of Education Report Card||The Maryland Report Card provides Maryland School Assessment and High School Assessment highlights, as well as information about School Progress, the School Progress Index, Annual Measurable Objectives, demographic, enrollment, attendance data, and other supporting facts.||Sub-County Demographic|
|Maryland Youth Tobacco and Risk Behavior Survey||The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will release printed reports on the results of the combined Youth Tobacco and Risk Behavior Survey (YTRBS) in the fall of every odd calendar year. One report will be specific to tobacco-use behaviors and the second on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey findings generally.||Demographic|
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.