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).
Vermont Data Sources
|Population Health Surveys and Data||Vermont Population Health Surveys Data houses data such as Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Adult Tobacco Survey, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, and Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS).||Demographic|
|Population Health Surveys and Data - BRFSS||Personal health behaviors, such as poor eating habits, lack of exercise, smoking and excessive drinking, have a major impact on the health of the population and contribute to the leading causes of disease and premature death. Vermont tracks adult health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services using a telephone survey called the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS). The results are used to track Health Department goals and to plan, support and evaluate health promotion programs.||Demographic|
|Vermont Agency of Education||The Vermont Agency of Education provides a variety of interactive reports, including reports on: Adequate Yearly Progress, enrollment, assessment, participation, and more.||Sub-County Demographic|
|Vermont Cancer Registry||The Vermont Cancer Registry provides information on cancer diagnoses and deaths in Vermont.||Sub-County Demographic|
|Vermont Crime Information Center||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. The Vermont Crime On-Line available at this website allows users to create custom tables.||Sub-County Demographic|
|Vermont Environmental Public Health Tracking||The Vermont Environmental Public Health Tracking Program brings together environmental and public health data in one place. Click "Explore Vermont Data" to access The Vermont Tracking portal, which provides data in maps, charts, and tables as a part of the State’s continuing effort to help Vermonters better understand the relationship between their environment and their health.||Demographic|
|Vermont Governor's Highway Safety Program||This site provides data on: traffic accidents, seat belt usage, attitude surveys, and more.||Sub-County|
|Vermont Health Research Data and Records||This site contains a variety of health data, including: Healthy Vermonters 2020, vital statistics, chronic disease, injuries, health care, and population-based surveys.||Demographic|
|Vermont Health Research Data and Records - Immunizations||Vaccination rates are estimates of the number of people who have received particular vaccines, and are measured by population at national, state and local levels. The Immunization Program reviews data to assess immunization rates, identify populations at risk, and measure the impact of current initiatives. Aggregate child care and school immunization data are submitted annually and reported here.||Demographic|
|Vermont Prescription Monitoring System||The Vermont Prescription Monitoring System collects, monitors, and analyzes electronically transmitted prescribing and dispensing data submitted by pharmacies and dispensing practitioners. This information is used to support and coordinate clinical care and substance abuse prevention, and to assist in understanding the patterns of controlled substance prescribing and dispensing in Vermont.||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.