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  SMART BRFSS Data and Prevalence Tables

  • Employment Security Department of Washington

Detailed statistics regarding Benton and Franklin counties for population, demographics and employment 

  • Washington State Department of Health (DOH)

Mortality and morbidity data for counties in Washington State  (

  • 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

  • Office of Financial Management (OFM)

Population demographics and socioeconomic status data

  • Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Data about local school districts & student demographics

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

Statewide survey regarding youth health behaviors

Franklin County Profile 2009

Benton County Profile 2009


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