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Other Sources of Health Statistics

Additional Health Statistics can be found at these web sites:

Division of Public Health

  • Healthy North Carolina 2020 - The goal of the Healthy NC 2020 project is to track North Carolina's key health objectives and targets for 2020. Over the course of the decade, these objectives and targets will help drive state and local-level activities to improve population health.

Epidemiology

  • Communicable Disease - Annual statewide summary report and quarterly updates for reportable communicable diseases which include, but are not limited to, Campylobacter, E. coli O157:H7, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B acute and chronic, Lyme disease, Measles, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Salmonellosis, Shingellosis, Strepto. A invasive, Tuberculosis (TB) and Vanco. Resistant Enterococci.
  • HIV/STD/AIDS Surveillance - Reportable STDs include human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and others. Quarterly and annual reports, as well as topical fact sheets, provide information on statewide trends and summary information for each county.
  • Influenza Sentinel Surveillance Program- Two tables are updated weekly throughout the influenza season: Influenza-Like Illnesses Reported by N.C. Sentinel Sites and Influenza Virus Isolates Identified by the State Laboratory of Public Health.
  • Animal Rabies - Tables and maps showing the spread of rabies in land-based animals since 1990.
  • Tuberculosis - Data from the North Carolina Tuberculosis Control Program - Annual N.C. Tuberculosis Statistical Summary includes county specific number of cases and rates. Additional reports focus on Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Cases and Reported Tuberculosis Cases in Foreign Born Persons.

Chronic Disease and Injury

  • Community & Clinical Connections for Prevention & Health Branch - Provides data on Physical Activity and Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes Control and Prevention and Cardiovascular Health.
  • Diabetes - National, State and County Data on the prevalence of diabetes.
  • Asthma  - Asthma Epidemiology Updates as well as the Burden of Asthma in North Carolina report. This site also has links to presentations made by Asthma Program staff.
  • Injury and Violence Prevention – Presents North Carolina injury data by topic as well as by data source (deaths, hospital discharges, emergency department visits).
  • Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch - Includes results from several years of the North Carolina Youth Tobacco Surveys, as well as additional reports on tobacco use in North Carolina.
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition – Provides data on adults, children, facts sheets and other reports.
  • Heat-related Illness Data – Presents graphs and summary information for heat-related illness emergency department visits

Women’s and Children’s Health

  • Annual School Health Services Report – This report, generated by the Children and Youth Branch, provides an annual summary of school health services data collected via survey from all local education areas (LEAs).
  • Immunization - Provides data on immunization rates among children and teens.
  • North Carolina Nutrition and Physical Activity Surveillance System (NC-NPASS) - Child health indicators of nutritional status including the prevalence of underweight, healthy weight, at-risk for overweight and overweight for North Carolina counties.
  • North Carolina Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS) - North Carolina's Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS) links data from the WIC program, public maternity clinics, birth certificates and fetal death certificates. The PNSS collects prenatal and postpartum information about these women and outcome information about their infants. North Carolina’s annual PNSS report is usually published about a year after the reported calendar year due to the availability of the birth/fetal death files.
  • North Carolina Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS) - PedNSS is a child-based public health surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low income children in federally funded maternal and child health programs. Data on birthweight, short stature, underweight, overweight, anemia and breastfeeding are collected for children who visit public health clinics for routine care and nutrition services, including education and supplemental food. Data are collected at the clinic level, and then aggregated at the state level and submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for analysis.

Environmental Health

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