Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Health Resources

More web resouces via Amy Dominello:

The State Center for Health Statistics in North Carolina has released new publications and data on its web site:

Central Cancer Registry:
2003 Cancer Incidence in North Carolina, County-Specific Numbers

County-level Data:
2007 County Health Data Book
Best resource for county level data published in conjunction with the Community Health Assessment Initative.

Periodic Publications:
2005 North Carolina Health Statistics Pocket Guide
2005 Local Health Department Facilities, Staffing, and Services Survey http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/data/lhd/2005/

PRAMS Surveillance Updates:
Infant Exposure to Secondhand Smoke - 2006
Maternal Smoking Around the Time of Pregnancy - 2006 http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/prams/pdf/PRAMSsmoking2006.pdf

Special Studies and Reports:
SCHS Study 152 -
The Association of Breastfeeding and Childhood Asthma:
Results from the 2005 North Carolina Child Health Assessment and Monitoring Program
A Resource Guide for Community Health Assessment http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/pdf/resguid.pdf

Vital Statistics:
North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 1 - 2005
The tables of this report show annual frequencies, annual rates, and 5-year rates for the state, six Perinatal Care Regions, and the 100 counties of North Carolina.

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