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).

Tennessee Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Drive to the Top Ten Report The report serves as a tool to examine health measures individually and allows each county, regardless of their overall health ranking within Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) & University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute’s (UWPHI) County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, to identify both areas of strength and weakness that contribute to its health experience.  
Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations The county profiles contain a variety of health data, including demographics, income, deaths , pregnancy and birth rates, employment, and education. Demographic
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation The crime data available on the CrimeInsight link are copied live nightly from the Tennessee Incident Reporting System database. The live data is updated at least monthly by agencies and users can create custom tables to summarize crime, arrest, victim, property and drug crime data. Sub-County Demographic
Tennessee Cancer Registry The Tennessee Cancer Registry strives to present the most complete, accurate, and timely reports of cancer data for Tennessee. Information available includes cancer diagnosis and death. Demographic
Tennessee Department of Education The annual Report Card is a comprehensive showcase of state, district, and school-level data for each school year. The Report Card includes: demographics, achievement results, accountability progress, value-added data, attendance figures, graduation rates, and more. Sub-County Demographic
Tennessee Department of Health - BRFSS The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey collects data on chronic disease and related health behaviors of adults in Tennessee. Demographic
Tennessee Department of Health - Hospital Discharge Data System Contains information on patient diagnoses, procedures performed on the patient, charges for services provided, and select patient demographics. Sub-County Demographic
Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security This resource contains Tennessee traffic crash data and statistics. Demographic
Tennessee Environmental Public Health Tracking The Tennessee Department of Health includes data on asthma, cardiovascular disease, heat-related illness, radon and more. 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.

Tennessee Community Resources