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South Carolina

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
South Carolina Community Assessment Network - Data

South Carolina Community Assessment Network provides access to various county-level data, including: births, deaths, cancer incidence and mortality, childhood lead surveillance, community summary profiles, mother’s health/lifestyle, and Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.

Demographic
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control - Data and Statistics

The Department of Health and Environmental Control provides data for: vital statistics, environmental factors, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Central Cancer Registry, infectious diseases, and more. Also, county-level fact sheets are available with information on: asthma, chronic diseases, diabetes, and leading causes of death.

Demographic
South Carolina Environmental Public Health Tracking

South Carolina 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
South Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey

This survey provides data on tobacco use of middle and high school students from across the state. It also includes data on school curriculum, knowledge and attitudes, mass media influences, and exposure to secondhand smoke.

 
South Carolina Health Data

In its current form, SCHealthData.org will serve as an easy-to-use source of data and information on hospitals in South Carolina, including measures such as profitability, expenses and pay for top staff.

 
South Carolina Office of Research and Statistics - Health and Demographics

This site provides health care and demographic data at the county and community level for South Carolina.

Demographic
South Carolina's Information Highway - Education Statistics

South Carolina's Information Highway provides education statistics for South Carolina at the school and district level.

Sub-County
Demographic
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division - Crime Reporting and Statistics

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division provides crime data by county for South Carolina.

 

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.