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CHARTing Health Information

This LibGuide has been designed to provide a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available health and health determinants data. While the emphasis is on the state of Texas, there are links to sites that cover all of the U.S.

Incidence/Prevalence Data

Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (MSA and Public Health Region level; 2002-current)
Covers asthma, diabetes, flu shots, binge drinking, mammograms, pap smears, overweight/obesity, pneumonia shots, health insurance, leisure time, and smoking.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Division Research, Reports, and Data (Texas Department of State Health Services)
Includes reports on college substance abuse

Tobacco Fact Sheets, Reports, and Publications (Texas Department of State Health Services; dates vary)
The reports listed below focus on all of Texas, but they do provide usage statistics for adolescents and adults, illness and deaths from tobacco, and assessments of smoking bans in restaurants.

State Tobacco Settlement (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids)
This special report provides state rankings for funding for tobacco prevention, tobacco prevention funding vs. tobacco revenues, and more.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration