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).

Washington Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System The Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System contains hospital inpatient discharge information including hospital census, charges, and payers. Sub-County Demographic
CrimeStats Online The Washington Statistical Analysis Center is a clearinghouse for state data on crime and justice topics. Use their web-based query tools to target your crime and justice questions or download full data sets for more detailed analysis. Demographic
Washington County STD Profiles These county profiles present an in-depth look at sexually transmitted diseases in each of Washington's counties. Data include chlamydia and gonorrhea occurrence by sex. Demographic
Washington Healthy Youth Survey The Healthy Youth Survey provides data on the health of adolescents in Washington in the areas of safety and violence behaviors, risk and protective factors, health-related behaviors, and alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Go to the "Survey Results" tab to view data by state, county, or educational service district. Demographic
Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction - Data and Reports Washington's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction provides a variety of education data, including school district revenues and expenditures, graduation and dropout statistics, personnel information, and more. Demographic
Washington Prescription Monitoring Program The Prescription Monitoring Program's purpose is to improve patient care and stop prescription drug misuse by collecting all the records for Schedule II, III, IV and V drugs. To view county-specific information, navigate to "County Profiles" or click here: PMP County Profiles.  
Washington Public Health Activities and Services Inventory The Public Health Activities and Services Tracking (PHAST) contains data tables and visualization dashboards from 2008-2014 on a variety of topics, including environmental health, communicable disease, emergency preparedness, healthy family development, access to care, assessment, prevention and wellness.  
Washington State Cancer Registry Cancer incidence and mortality data by site and region are available for 1993 (hard copy only), and 1994 through 2010. Age- and sex-specific rates and stage at diagnosis are also available. Demographic
Washington State Department of Health - Immunization Data Data from the Immunization Information System, Washington School Immunization Data, and the Washington Immunization Scorecard is presented annually. Although source dependent data can be broken down by state, county, school district, and health care facility. Sub-County
Washington State Department of Health Local Public Health Indicators The Washington State Local Public Health Indicators website is an online data resource to help measure the health of Washington communities and inform the programs and policies of state and local public health agencies. Data includes health status, health behavior, and public health system performance at the local level. Demographic
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) provides data such as the number of clients who utilize each DSHS program and the expenditures per client. Information is available by state or county. Demographic
Washington State Hospital Quality Data This website was developed by the Washington State Hospital Association. The available data includes important measures of health in the hospital setting, including infection rates, emergency room response times, patient satisfaction, and more. Sub-County
Washington Tracking Network The Washington Tracking Network contains data on: environmental exposure, health outcomes, and population characteristics at the state and county levels. Demographic
Washington Traffic Safety Commission These reports include automobile monthly, quarterly, and annual fatal and serious injury totals for the last five years. Interactive maps and tables can also be found here: WA State Crash Data Portal. Demographic
Washington Vital Statistics Reports The Department of Health collects high-quality information on all births, deaths, abortions, marriages, and divorces that occur in Washington State. 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.

Washington Community Resources