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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).

South Carolina Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
My South Carolina Hospital

MySChospital delivers reliable reports designed to make health care decisions and assist South Carolina hospitals with quality improvement activities.

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.

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.

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.

South Carolina Health Data

In its current form, 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 Healthviz - Emergency Room

The reports on this site provide counts of the number of visits to the emergency room by Medicaid recipients by paid fiscal year and plan type by various attributes such as race and age group. 

South Carolina KIDS Count

KIDS COUNT is a major initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The work provides high-quality data and trend analysis for what is happening right here in South Carolina.

South Carolina Law Enforcement Division - Crime Reporting and Statistics

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

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.

South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards

The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) is one of the tests used in calculating Absolute Ratings, Growth Ratings, and Federal Accountability status.

South Carolina Price Point

This site provides hospitalization data for the following services: inpatient, outpatient surgery, and emergency/urgent care services.

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's Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is a nationally integrated environmental and public health information system. It is designed to provide data and information to all those who can use it to make better decisions to improve health as well as taking care of the environment.

South Carolina's Information Highway - Education Statistics

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


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.

South Carolina Community Resources


Other South Carolina Resources