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Center for Health Statistics

The Portal for Comprehensive Health Data in Texas

A major new report quantifying significant disease trends in Texas has been released.  The Health Status of Texas 2011 estimates the disease burden across major population groups and describes trends over time that impact efforts to protect the health of millions of Texans. (PDF 4.3MB, June 2013)

Health Status Indicators In January, 2013, the Department of State Health Services launched Texas Health Indicators, an online collection of data displays exploring priority health trends in Texas over the last decade. This initiative directly addresses two of the ten essential public health services:

  • Monitor health status to identify community health problems, and
  • Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
Supported in part by funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support under the Prevention and Public Health Fund 2012: National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII).
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Data provided by CHS

Abortion data - Vital Statistics data tables
Behavioral Risk Factors (BRFSS)
Birth data - customized queries
Birth data - Vital Statistics data tables
Birth defect data - customized queries
Child fatalities
Death data - customized queries
Death data - Vital Statistics data tables
Health professions - online data tables
Health professions - supply trends
HMO performance data
Hospital discharge data
Hospital survey data
Infant mortality
Major trauma - customized queries
Population data
Youth Risk Factors (YRBSS)

Other DSHS Data

Birth defects monitoring
Cardiovascular disease and stroke
Chronic diseases
Environmental illnesses
Healthy Texas Babies
Infectious diseases
Injury and trauma data
Mental Health Data & Reports
Morbidity data
Substance Abuse Stats
Substance Abuse Statewide Client Data
Vaccine preventable diseases
Zoonotic diseases

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Last updated April 17, 2014