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).

Connecticut Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Connecticut Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System The BRFSS is an ongoing telephone survey of adults’ health risk behaviors conducted in all 50 states. This page provides summary reports for the CT BRFSS. Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Health - Emergency Department Visits This site contains inpatient discharges and emergency department visit data for Connecticut. Sub-County Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Health - EMS Data This site contains Emergency Medical Services data for Connecticut. Sub-County Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Health - Hospitalizations Provided on this page are hospitalization data of any discharge from a non-federal, short-stay, acute-care, general hospital in Connecticut. Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Health - School Health Survey The Connecticut School Health Survey is comprised of the Youth Tobacco Component (YTC) and the Youth Behavior Component (YBC). The YTC is a school-based survey of students in grades 6 – 12, with randomly chosen classrooms within selected schools. The YBC is also a school-based survey of students, but only of high-school grades 9 – 12. Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Health - Vital Statistics Included is a statewide registry of births, marriages, civil unions, deaths and fetal deaths which have occurred in CT or to CT residents. Demographic
Connecticut Department of Public Safety - Uniform Crime Reports This site provides crime and arrest statistics at the city, county, and state level in Connecticut. Sub-County Demographic
Connecticut Education Data and Research This page includes education data for Connecticut's public districts and schools such as graduation rates, performance, and total enrollment. Sub-County Demographic
Connecticut Environmental Public Health Tracking Connecticut 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. This page contains links to health effects and environmental data. Demographic
Connecticut Tumor Registry - Data and Statistics The Connecticut Tumor Registry publishes reports with state, county, and town-level cancer information and provides a query system that generates tables and maps showing cancer data that can be organized by: gender, race/ethnic group, and cancer site over several years. Sub-County Demographic

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.

Connecticut Community Resources