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Sources of Data and Important Information

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS-CDC)

Nationwide survey regarding adult health behaviors through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/  SMART BRFSS Data and Prevalence Tables

  • Employment Security Department of Washington

Detailed statistics regarding Benton and Franklin counties for population, demographics and employment http://www.esd.wa.gov/ 

  • Washington State Department of Health (DOH)

Mortality and morbidity data for counties in Washington State

http://www.doh.wa.gov  (http://doh.wa.gov/Data/data.htm)

  • US Census- American Fact finder

The WSU students are using this site in conjunction with OFM website to collect the most recent population demographics data & will be presenting this at the October meeting http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/

  • Office of Financial Management (OFM)

Population demographics and socioeconomic status data http://www.ofm.wa.gov/

  • Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Data about local school districts & student demographics

http://reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/summary.aspx?year=2010-11

  • Healthy Youth Survey (Gilmore Research and Washington State DOH)

Statewide survey regarding youth health behaviors http://www.askhys.net

Franklin County Profile 2009

http://communityhealth.hhs.gov/Scripts/ctredirector.dll?@_DOC_LOADhttp://www.communityhealth.hhs.gov/ReportPdf.aspx?GeogCD=53021&PeerStrat=33&state=Washington&county=Franklin@_PDF

Benton County Profile 2009

http://communityhealth.hhs.gov/Scripts/ctredirector.dll?@_DOC_LOADhttp://www.communityhealth.hhs.gov/ReportPdf.aspx?GeogCD=53005&PeerStrat=12&state=Washington&county=Benton@_PDF

EXAMPLES of OTHER COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT REPORTS:

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/CHAI/Training/CoreFunctionsMAPP/index.htm

http://www.co.clark.wa.us/public-health/reports/documents/CCReportCard2009Final.pdf

http://www.tcccalhoun.org/CRC/Report%20Card%202010-11.pdf

http://www.nlacf.org/resource/resmgr/community_counts/community_counts_online_vers.pdf

Missing data sources?  Please let us know by e-mailing RebeccaS@bfhd.wa.gov.  Include your name and contact information, the source/website and why you think it should be included.  Thank you!