Division of Population Health

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CDC’s Division of Population Health (DPH) works to improve the nation’s health by providing state and local data on chronic diseases, risk factors, and outcomes. DPH focuses on prevention strategies for specific populations and settings, facilitates the development and use of innovative public health programs and data analytics, undertakes prevention research, and advances evidence-based practices.