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High Cholesterol Maps and Data Sources

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Maps and data sources on high cholesterol for health professionals.

Health professionals can find maps and data on high cholesterol both in the United States and globally.

Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
Users can view county-level maps of heart disease and stroke and their risk factors by racial and ethnic group, along with maps of social environmental conditions and health services.

Data Trends and Maps
CDC’s National Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance System gathers and shares data from many sources on the public health burden of heart disease, stroke, and their risk factors.

Chronic Disease GIS Exchange
CDC’s Chronic Disease GIS Exchange has a community forum for policy makers, program managers, public health analysts, and map makers to share and explore maps that make an impact, to offer geographic information systems (GIS) training, and to provide access to a wide range of GIS resources.

Quick Maps of Heart Disease, Stroke, and Socio-economic Conditions
Social determinants of health are factors in the social environment that lead to or take away from the health of people and communities. The maps featured on this webpage provide information that public health and health care professionals can use with other data sources to match heart disease and stroke prevention programs and policies to the needs of local populations.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CDC’s state-based Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System includes estimates of the number of self-reported risk factors for high cholesterol by state.

CDC WONDER
This website provides a single point of access to a wide variety of CDC’s public health reports and data systems, categorized by topic.

Epi Info
Epi Info is software that helps public health professionals develop a questionnaire or form, customize the data entry process, and enter and analyze data.

500 Cities: Local Data for Better Health
The 500 Cities Project provides city- and census tract–level small area estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the largest 500 cities in the United States. These small-area estimates allow cities and local health departments to better understand the burden and geographic distribution of health-related variables in their jurisdictions, and assist them in planning public health interventions.

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