Useful national, Kentucky and local health
Northern Kentucky Health Report Cards
Kentucky State Data Center:
The center, housed at the University of
Louisville, has the most recent Kentucky population estimates, economic data,
maps and links to other data sites. Data is available by for the eight-county
Northern Kentucky Area Development District region and county.
Census Bureau: The
official U.S. Census data site offers
data that is searchable at the state, county, city, town, or ZIP code level.
This site contains both population data, the American Community Survey and much
Local health data
Community Research Collaborative: The collaborative, a partnership of the
University of Cincinnati and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, produces the
State of the Community Report, which uses 45 indicators to describe the
socio-economic health of the region. The indicators are aligned across six
areas: population, economy, children and youth, Educational attainment, health
and social relations. The data contains the most recent and trend data where
available by county and region in the Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area.
Regional Indicators Project:
Monitors 15 indicators of our region's economic health. It is divided into
economic and people indicators. Current and trend data is available. The
Cincinnati metropolitan area is compared with 11 peer regions.
Online Statistical and Information System:
by the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, OASIS is an innovative,
Web-based tool that gives the general public access to health and social science
data as well as statistical and mapping software needed to analyze such data.
OASIS includes data from the Community Health Status Survey (1999, 2002, 2005
and 2010) has health-related data available for the Northern Kentucky region.
County level data for Northern Kentucky is not available for the survey.
State of Kentucky
Kentucky Department for Public Health data warehouse:
Contains a list and links to Kentucky Department for Public Health data sites.
Most sites have data available at the county level, but some data is only
available for the eight-county Northern Kentucky Area
Development District region. The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance
System, Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System, and Vital Statistics Reports
are among the most useful found on this site.
Kentucky Health Facts
Sponsored by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, this site contains a
database of health and related data searchable by county or topic. Most current
and trend data is available. Data available is at the county or for
the eight-county Northern Kentucky Area Development
Contains a database of incidence and death related to cancer in Kentucky. Most
current and trend data is available. Data available is at the county level.
traffic collison reports.
Data available is at the county and city level.
National health data sites with local data
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The CDC
maintains a database of health and
related topics. Most current and trend data is available. Data available is
mostly at the state and national level.
data is rarely available, this is an excellent site for researching background
information and determining benchmarks.
Sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count contains a
database of children’s health and related topics. The site offers data spanning
the U.S. It can be used to compare states or cities, search by topic, create
maps, rankings, line graphs, or download raw data. Trend data is available from
2000 to the most current year. Kentucky data is sponsored by Kentucky Youth
County Health Rankings:The health rankings, which are released annually,
provide an excellent snapshot of health indicators at the county level. The
most current and previous years of data are available. Data can be compared to
state or other counties within the state but not directly to previous years.
County data is ranked against other counties in the state, but not against
counties in other states.
Community Commons: This
free web-based platform is designed to assist hospitals, non-profit
organizations, state and local health departments, financial institutions, and
other organizations seeking to better understand the needs and assets of their
communities, and to collaborate to make measurable improvements in community
health and well-being. This Geographic Information Systems mapping tool has a
database of available data or other local data can be uploaded into this mapping
Supported by Gallup, the Well-Being Index is
the first-ever daily assessment of U.S. residents'
health and well-being. By interviewing at least 500 U.S. adults every day, the
Well-Being Index provides real-time measurement and insights needed to improve
health, increase productivity, and lower health care costs. Site also contains
in-depth 2012 state reports, which include city and congressional district level
findings for each state.
This webpage contains a database of
many data sources by city and county in a variety of formats including graphs,
maps and tables.