Data Types and Systems

Files to Purchase

These are record level data files. Working with these data files requires use of spreadsheet, database management, or statistical software that are not provided. A Data Sharing Agreement (DSA) is required to access files containing potentially identifiable information.

Data Systems

Hospital Patient Discharge Data (CHARS)

The Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System (CHARS) is a Department of Health system which collects record level information on inpatient and observation patient community hospital stays.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a yearly survey that measures changes in the health of people in our state.

Vital Statistics

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Our office has these topics: CHARS Data Users, Vital Statistics Data, and BRFSS Data Users.