Transportation Health Impact Assessment Toolkit
Study Area Population Health Characteristics
|Indicator||National Database||Local Resource|
CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS):
Instructions: Choose the state. Choose the data year. Click on the data category to view the survey questions for which data are available. For example, under cardiovascular disease, data are available for heart attack, coronary heart disease, and stroke. For each question, the data can be grouped by gender, age, race, income, or education.
Contact the state department of health and human services or the local health department for statistics specific to study area.
Crude death rate (per 100,000 people) attributed to:
CDC Wonder: Mortality Database: Underlying Cause of Death:
Instructions: Go to the Web page; read the data use restrictions and agree to abide by data use terms before proceeding into the database. Select the desired grouping of results, state, age group, and demographic information. Indicate the cause of death to identify the nature of, injury intent and the injury mechanism. Click send to compile the data table.
Contact the state or local department of health and human services for mortality statistics specific to the study area.