South Carolina Data and Resources
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
|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 deaths and births, environmental factors, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Central Cancer Registry, infectious diseases, and more.
Also, county-level fact sheets are available from the "Health in Your County" link; these fact sheets provide information regarding chronic diseases, tobacco, obesity, infectious diseases and leading causes of death.
|South Carolina Department of health and Environmental Control - Data and Statistics - BRFSS||The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey collects data on chronic disease and related health behaviors of adults in South Carolina. This page provides annual survey results.||
|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 with children's issues, such as poverty, education, health, and family status 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 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards||The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) is one of the tests used in calculating the following education-related measures: Absolute Ratings, Growth Ratings, and Federal Accountability status.||
|South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office||This site provides demographic data at the county and community level for South Carolina. Health statistics from the South Carolina Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office can be found here: Health Statistics.||
|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 smoking knowledge and attitudes, mass media influences, and exposure to secondhand smoke.||
|South Carolina's Information Highway - Education Statistics||South Carolina's Information Highway provides education statistics for South Carolina at the school and district level.||
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
- SCAN: South Carolina Community Assessment Network
- South Carolina County Public Health Departments
- South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
- South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH)
Other Health Partners
- Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina
- South Carolina Association of Counties
- South Carolina Cooperative Extension
- South Carolina Hospital Association
- United Way Association of South Carolina