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Volume 8: No. 4, July 2011

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Chronic Disease Surveillance Systems Within the US Associated Pacific Island Jurisdictions

Figure 1 shows 2 primary groupings of potential data sources for chronic disease surveillance: population-based sources and institution-based sources. Population-based sources include census data, vital records, and population health surveys. Institution-based sources include administrative records, health service records, and health system records.

Figure. Potential chronic disease surveillance data sources. Chronic disease surveillance may include both population-based and institution-based data sources. Population-based sources include census data, vital records, and population health surveys. Institution-based sources include administrative records (eg, tax revenues), health service recorts (eg, occupational health), and health system records (eg, disease registries).
Adapted from Health Metrics Network Framework (www.who.int/healthmetrics/documents/hmn_framework200803.pdf).

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