Chronic Disease Data and Statistics
A dynamic data reporting tool for showing trends in prevalence of chronic diseases and risk behaviors among Virginia adults for each local health district. Based on data from the Virginia Department of Health's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Weighted percentages, error, and confidence intervals are reported. Click here to view maps of health indicator data by local health district.
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Comprehensive Chronic Disease Data Report
Click on this link for a comprehensive chronic disease data report that describes the prevalence of chronic disease, related risk factors, costs, and associated morbidity and mortality.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - www.cdc.gov/brfss
BRFSS, the world’s largest telephone survey, tracks health risks in the United States. For 25 years, CDC’s BRFSS has helped states survey U.S. adults to gather information about a wide range of behaviors that affect their health. The primary focus of these surveys has been on behaviors and conditions that are linked with the leading causes of death—heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and injury—and other important health issues. Site provides state and national statistics on the prevalence and awareness of not eating enough fruits and vegetables, being overweight, using tobacco and alcohol, not wearing seat belts and more. Virginia’s data is located at www.vahealth.org/brfss
CDC Wonder - wonder.cdc.gov/
WONDER’s online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available. Information includes: compressed mortality, cancer statistics, Healthy People 2010, births, AIDS, and public use data.
Center for Health Statistics in Virginia - www.vdh.virginia.gov/HealthStats/
The Division of Health Statistics provides access to timely, comprehensive, population-based health data to support community needs assessments, evidence-based policy and program decisions, and evaluations of health outcomes and services. Annual reports and supplements provide detailed information on a wide range of measures; including information on population, teenage pregnancies, births, deaths, induced terminations and fetal deaths.
Virginia’s Atlas of Community Health - www.AtlasVa.com
The Atlas provides dozens of community health indicators by Virginia cities and counties. The Atlas contains county and zip code level data for 114 population, economic and health indicators. It can produce maps to illustrate the health of a community.
Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Programs
109 Governor St, Richmond, VA 23219
804.864.7877, FAX: 804.864.7880