Social Explorer; Health Data 2011: Technical Documentation
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHRR) program synthesizes health information from a variety of national data sources. Most of the data are publically available at no charge. Measures based on vital statistics data, sexually transmitted disease rates, and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey data were calculated by staff at the National Center for Health Statistics and other units of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health care quality measures were calculated by the authors of the Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare, using Medicare claims data.
Data sources used to compile provided data are following: