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).
Pennsylvania Data Sources
|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.||Demographic|
|Pennsylvania Crash Information Tool||PennDOT uses crash data from law enforcement involving passengers, drivers and travel modes of all types to identify highway safety focus areas. Custom, county-specific tables can be created under the "Reporting Tools" tab.||Demographic|
|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 Demographic|
|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 Department of Health - Statistics and Research - Immunizations||Adult immunizations against influenza and pneumococcal disease are important health indicators that need to be routinely monitored. This report provides adult influenza vaccination rates.||Demographic|
|Pennsylvania Environmental Public Health Tracking||Pennsylvania Environmental Public Health Tracking aims to make data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects easier to find and use. Information available on this website includes air quality and drinking water quality (listed under "Environmental Topics") and asthma, lead poisoning, lyme disease, and reproductive health outcomes (listed under "Health Topics").||Demographic|
|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.|
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.
Pennsylvania Community Resources
Other Health Partners
Other Pennsylvania Resources
- Pennsylvania Department of Health - Community Health Assessment Resources
- Pennsylvania Department of Health - Enterprise Data Dissemination Informatics Exchange