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Data Resources

Data Resource Library 

This Resource Library page provides a variety of Data Reports collected through State and Federal partners.

Useful Links to Health Care Data - Federal and Washington State Web Sites

Federal Web Sites 

US Census Data

2010 Washington State Census Data - US 2010 population census data specifically for Washington State

American Fact Finder -The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year.  American FactFinder is a web tool to help find data on population, housing, economic and geographic information.  The data from the surveys and censuses are available in American FactFinder tool.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Health Resource County Comparison - Is a tool that provides details for the county of interest and permits obtaining details for one of the peer counties on a number of health data indicators.

HRSA Data Warehouse - The HRSA Data Warehouse provides a single point of access to resources and demographic data for reporting on HRSA activities. Select a State and County to see community fact sheet data.

 HRSA BPHC Primary Health Center Data - Uniform Data (UDS) System from Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) for its core set of information on the performance of health centers.

HRSA BPHC 2012 Washington State - Uses the 2012 Uniform Data System information provided by Washington State Community Health Centers to summarize each health center grantee and evaluate performance for reporting on annual trends.

Health Indicators Warehouse - Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics, this warehouse serves as the data hub for the HHS Community Health Data Initiative, with the goal of using data to improve community health. The purpose of the HIW is to provide a single, user-friendly, source for national, state, and community health indicators.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) - The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion data includes the monthly survey of state level health risk behaviors, preventive health practices and health care access primarily related to chronic disease and injury.

Washington State Surveillance Data -The National Diabetes Fact Sheet and the National Diabetes Surveillance System provide resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the United States. The surveillance system also includes county-level estimates of diagnosed diabetes and selected risk factors for all U.S. counties to help target and optimize the resources for diabetes control and prevention.

 Health and Human Services

Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) - The CHSI report was designed not only for public health professionals but also for community members who are interested in the health of their community. The CHSI report contains over 200 measures for each of the 3,141 United States counties.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid - The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMCS serves as the focal point for all national program policies and operations related to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) link is specific program information for Washington State.  

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Federally Qualified Health Centers - Information updates on Medicare and Medicaid specifically for Federally Qualified Health Centers.

Washington State Web Sites

Department of Health (DOH)

County Chronic Disease Profile  - This report show socio-demographic and health risk factors by counties in Washington State. Click on the county name to see chronic disease profile data for 2011. 

Health Data Topics - Such as environmental health, health care services and multi-topic health data sources are listed on this web page.  The Table of Contents connects you to links to data tables or health care data you can query online.

County Local Health Departments -This page displays links to all local county health departments in Washington State. 

 Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

 Research and Data Analysis Division (RDA) - RDA is the research office of DSHS providing information on policy-relevant data analyses of government-funded social and health services in the State of Washington.

DSHS County Utilization information -  This provides a report of specific County data information on DSHS Clients Services provided during selected fiscal year.  These reports are updated every year. 

Office of Financial Management (OFM)

Population Survey on Health Insurance CoverageThe Office of Financial Management Population unit develops official state and local population estimates and projections for use in the allocation of certain state revenues, growth management, and other planning functions.  The web site displayed is specific information about access to health insurance coverage and related questions from the State Population Survey.

Health Care Data Sources - This site links to data available for understanding key access, cost, and quality components of health care in Washington State.  Primary data sources currently include local and national surveys and data gathering on population characteristics, employers, health services, health expenditures, and health status.

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The Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC) is a non-profit organization, formed in 1985, to advocate on behalf of the low-income, uninsured, and underserved populations of Washington State served by community health centers. These health centers serve low income and other persons with limited access to health care.

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