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).

Mississippi Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Mississippi Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

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

Mississippi Cancer Registry

The central cancer registry serves as the state's comprehensive resource for statewide cancer data.

Mississippi County Health Profiles

County Health Profiles present a cross-section of health measures and comparative health statistics for each Mississippi county.

Mississippi Department of Education - Public Reports

This site contains reports and data files, including information such as: demographic, enrollment, financial, graduation, and drop-out data

Mississippi Hospital Discharge Data System

The Hospital Discharge Data System is a centralized reporting system that tracks all health services provided to Mississippians.

Mississippi State Department of Health - Emergency Medical Services reports

This site contains Emergency Medical Services reports for Mississippi.

Mississippi State Department of Health - STD/HIV Program

The STD/HIV Program strives to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with sexually transmitted diseases, including: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV infection.

Mississippi Statistically Automated Health Resource System

The Mississippi Statistically Automated Health Resource System offers users a way to design county-level maps, tables, and figures showing death, birth, pregnancy, marriage, divorce, infant mortality, and other population measures.

Mississippi Vital Statistics

This site provides complete Mississippi vital statistics reports and information.

Mississippi Youth Risk Behavior Survey

The Mississippi Youth Risk Behavior Survey evaluates adolescent health and risk behaviors such as smoking, drug use, exercise, and diet.


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.

Mississippi Community Resources


Mississippi Business Coalitions on Health