County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, A Healthier Nation, County by County

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Pennsylvania

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).

Name Description Breakdown
Pennsylvania Cancer Registry

The Pennsylvania Cancer Registry is a statewide data system responsible for collecting information on all new cases of cancer diagnosed or treated in Pennsylvania.

 
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Epidemiologic Query and Mapping System

This site allows users to create tables, maps, charts, and county assessment profiles with data covering: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, birth and death records, state cancer registry, communicable disease records, emergency medical services, Environmental Public Health Tracking Network, infant mortality, sexually transmitted infections, and teen pregnancies.

Demographic
Pennsylvania Department of Health - Statistics and Research

The Health Statistics and Research Branch provides access to county-level data summaries such as: annual county health profiles, cancer incidence and mortality, progress achieving Healthy People 2020 objectives, behavioral risk and injury statistics, health facilities, communicable diseases, and school health.

Demographic
Pennsylvania Environmental Public Health Tracking

Pennsylvania 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
2010 Pennsylvania Crash Facts and Statistics

The 2010 Pennsylvania Crash Facts and Statistics booklet is a statistical review of reportable motor vehicle crashes in Pennsylvania.

 
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Data and Statistics

The Pennsylvania Department of Education compiles and analyzes a wide variety of information about: schools, student progress, graduation rates, school districts, and other useful statistics.

Sub-County
Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting System

The Uniform Crime Reporting program is a system of collecting and analyzing crime and arrest statistics gathered on selected types of crime by participating law enforcement agencies throughout each state.

 

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.