Health Data 2018-02-04T23:12:02+00:00

Health Data

2016 Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Data Sources

Community Health is responsible for collecting, and disseminating a broad range of health and injury data about Chelan and Douglas County. Educational programs bring information into our communities so the public may make the best choices for themselves or their families. We can help you find health, population, behavioral, injury, or other data you may be looking for.

Contact: Barry Kling – email (barry.kling@cdhd.wa.gov)  |  phone: (509) 886-6400

Community Health Data Sources

Source Description
Healthy Youth Survey

(https://www.askhys.net/)

The Healthy Youth Survey is conducted every other year by Washington State Department of Health in cooperation with public schools, and can be used to identify trends in the patterns of behavior over time. Students answer questions about safety and violence, physical activity and diet, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, and related risk and protective factors.
Health Behaviors (http://www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/HealthBehaviors) Survey data and statistical reports pertaining to risk behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, etc., used for promoting, protecting or maintaining health.
KIDS COUNT (http://datacenter.kidscount.org/) KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families.  Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report that assesses child well-being in the United States – the indicators featured in are also available online in the Data Center.
Chelan Douglas Trends (http://www.chelandouglastrends.ewu.edu/) An online community resource offering a centralized location to learn more about Chelan & Douglas Counties.
County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/) The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.
Official Population Estimates by County (http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/april1/default.asp) Office of Financial Management population estimates for cities and towns reported annually.
Census Detailed Demographic Profiles – 2010 (http://www.ofm.wa.gov/pop/census2010/sf1/default.asp) Detailed demographic profiles based on the 2010 Census. The profiles show data for age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household relationship, household type, group quarters population, housing occupancy, and housing tenure.
Community Commons (https://www.communitycommons.org/) Drawing on a wide variety of data sources, Community Commons is an interactive mapping, networking, and data analysis tool for demographic, health, behavioral, and economic factors.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services – Research and Data Analysis (https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sesa/research-and-data-analysis) The DSHS Research and Data Analysis Division provides data, analytics, and decision support tools to improve the delivery of services that transform lives.
Health Education Resource Exchange (http://here.doh.wa.gov/) An online clearinghouse of public health education and health promotion materials, events, resources, and news in the State of Washington. H.E.R.E. is designed for people who perform population-based health promotion activities in a variety of settings, primarily state and local health departments, tribes, community organizations, clinics, hospitals, and schools.
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