Health Data, Statistics, and Information
The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission No. 1 is conducting a 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment. We’d appreciate your help in this important survey. Visit MCRHC Community Health Needs Assessment to find out more.
Community Health Assessments
Chronic Diseases and Related Risk Behaviors
American Cancer Society: Facts and Figures – See the latest facts and figures on cancer occurrences, number of deaths, cases, and how long people survive after diagnosis.
AtlasPlus – provides an interactive platform for accessing data collected by CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) – The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. BRFSS collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) - monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments.
American Community Survey (ACS) – premier source for detailed population and housing information about our nation. ACS is an ongoing statistical survey that samples a small percentage of the population every year -- giving communities the information they need to plan investments and services.
American Fact Finder – Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested demographic data about your community.
Data USA – a portal that helps users understand and visualize the critical issues facing the United States in areas like jobs, skills, and education across industry and geography, as well as to inform decision making among executives, policymakers and citizens.
UDS Mapper – A mapping and decision-support tool driven primarily from data within the Uniform Data System (UDS), previously not publicly accessible at the local level. Provides tools and data that can assist in evaluating the geographic reach, penetration, and growth of the Section 330-funded Health Center Program (HCP) and its relationship to other federally-linked health resources.
United States Census Bureau - Population based statistics
General Health Statistical Resources
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – General public health information regarding many topics.
CDC Wonder – CDC WONDER manages nearly 20 collections of public-use data for U.S. births, deaths, cancer diagnoses, tuberculosis cases, vaccinations, environmental exposures, and population estimates, among many other topics.
County Health Ranking and Roadmaps – The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America. The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Fast Stats – HCUP Fast Stats provides easy access to the latest HCUP-based statistics for health care information topics.
HealthData.Gov – a site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy makers in the hopes of better health outcomes for all.
Healthy People 2020 - provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. This statement of national health objectives is designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report – Weekly reports to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by State Departments.
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) – The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The survey is unique in that it combines interviews and physical examinations.
State Health Facts – State Health Facts is a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and provides free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States. In some cases, data are available for counties, territories, and other geographies. State Health Facts is comprised of more than 800 health indicators and provides users with the ability to map, rank, trend, and download data. Data come from a variety of public and private sources, including Kaiser Family Foundation reports, public websites, government surveys and reports, and private organizations.
U.S. News Healthiest Communities Rankings (2019) – The U.S. News Healthiest Communities rankings measure crucial health-related components of society with the aim of empowering citizens, health care leaders and officials to make decisions about policies and practices that can improve health outcomes for all.
New Jersey Data and Statistics
NJ State Health Assessment Data (NJ SHAD) – Provides access to New Jersey public health datasets, statistics, and information by presenting the data as community profiles, health indicators, health topic statistics, and dataset queries.
Office of Vital Statistics and Registry – Certificates of Marriage, Civil Union, and Domestic Partnership are vital records and are recorded and maintained by the NJ Department of Health
New Jersey State Cancer Registry (NJSCR) – a population-based registry that collects data on all cancer cases diagnosed and/or treated in New Jersey
Departmental Reports, Plans, and Guides (available upon request)
Healthy Equity Report
All Hazards Plan
Workforce Development Plan
Quality Improvement Plan