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).
New Mexico Data Sources
|New Mexico Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System||The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is an annual survey of New Mexico’s adult population about behaviors which affect health.||Demographic|
|New Mexico Environmental Public Health Tracking||The New Mexico Environmental Public Health Tracking system provides data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects.||Demographic|
|New Mexico Health Data||This site provides a variety of data on health indicators, including hospital discharges, access to healthcare, behavioral risk factors, socioeconomic factors, substance abuse, birth and death data (vital statistics), and infectious diseases.||Demographic|
|New Mexico Infectious Disease Bureau||The New Mexico Department of Health Infectious Disease Bureau provides information on infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and hepatitis.||Demographic|
|New Mexico Public Education Department - School Fact Sheets||This New Mexico Public Education Department provides a variety of education-related data including dropouts, enrollment, free- and reduced-price lunch participation rates, graduation rates, truancy, and more.||Sub-County Demographic|
|New Mexico Tumor Registry||The New Mexico Tumor Registry serves as a population-based cancer registry for the State of New Mexico, and provides high quality cancer surveillance data to support scientific research and a broad spectrum of cancer control activities.||Demographic|
|New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey||The New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey is a survey of students, including questions about: mental health, violence, suicide, substance abuse, sexual activity, obesity, and protective factors.|
|New Mexico's Indicator-Based Information System||The Indicator-Based Information System is a query system that provides county-level access data on births and deaths, hospital discharges, infectious diseases, population estimates, Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, and Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System. There are many options for viewing data. For example, county level data can be found by clicking the "Explore Communities" tab and selecting "Community Snapshot Reports".||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.