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).
West Virginia Data Sources
|Key Health Data About West Virginia||This page provides statistics on a variety of key health indicators, including population estimates, drug overdose deaths, infant mortality rates, and health profession shortages, for West Virginia.|
|West Virginia Cancer Registry||The West Virginia Cancer Registry provides information on cancer diagnoses and deaths.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Department of Education||The West Virginia Department of Education provides information and data on graduation rates, dropout prevention, family and community engagement, and more. Additionally, interactive reports and charts using this data can be made using the ZOOMWV dashboard.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources - Immunizations||Data is collected on the total number of Kindergarten and 7th grade students enrolled in the Division of Immunization Services survey, total surveyed, total records and total medical exemptions. Survey results are available for both public and private schools.|
|West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources - Bureau for Public Health||The database includes demographic tables and time trend graphs for multiple health conditions and risk factors.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Department of Transportation||The purpose of this report is to supplement traffic safety performance measures available on the NHTSA Web site with additional information to provide a more in-depth profile of a West Virginia’s traffic fatality characteristics and trends between 2006 and 2010.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology||The Office of Epidemiology & Prevention services provide surveillance for infectious disease cases in West Virginia. Information available includes cases reported by county and state.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Division of Justice & Community Services||This site contains an Interactive Data section where current crime data can be accessed at the state or county level. Scroll down on the page to view the Interactive County Crime Map or the Interactive Data Analysis tool.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Health Atlas||The Health Atlas is an online, interactive resource for viewing county data on risk behaviors, health conditions, and vital events in West Virginia. Access the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) Health Atlas or the Vital Statistics Health Atlas based on the topics of interest|
|West Virginia Health Care Authority||The West Virginia Hospital Inpatient Data System collects and analyzes data on health care access, quality, and costs.||Sub-County|
|West Virginia State Police||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.||Demographic|
|West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System||This site contains results from middle and high school students for the West Virginia Youth Risk Behavior Survey.||Demographic|
|Work Force West Virginia - County Profiles||This site contains county-specific demographics, employment and wages, top employers, labor force statistics, and more.|
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.