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Kentucky Public Health Data Resource Guide 2015

This guide includes a variety of statewide health surveys as well as other Kentucky-specific surveillance systems and registries. The information provided on each data source includes the types of data collected as well as the strengths and limitations of each data source. Contact information is provided for every source and most contain web links for easy access to available data.

The Public Health Data Resource Guide is a valuable resource for conducting public health research, monitoring public health goals or objectives, evaluating initiatives or exploring Kentucky-related data sources.

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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Central Nervous System Injury Surveillance Project

Child Fatality Review (CFR)

Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES)

Environmental Health Management Information System (EHMIS)

Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE)

Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Data Systems

HIV/AIDS Surveillance System

Hospital Inpatient Discharge and Outpatient Services Databases

Influenza Sentinel Surveillance System

Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting (KASPER)

Kentucky Birth Surveillance Registry (KBSR)

Kentucky Cancer Registry (KCR)

Kentucky Health Issues Poll 

Kentucky Incentives for Prevention Student Survey (KIP)

Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance

Kentucky Trauma Registry

Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System (KVDRS)

Kentucky Women's Cancer Screening Program

Perinatal Hepatitis B Screening

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Pilot

Reportable Disease Surveillance System

Vital Statistics Surveillance System

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)


Appendix A - Additional Resources

Appendix B - Glossary

Appendix C - BRFSS Data Set Request Form

Appendix D - BRFSS Data Request Form

Appendix E - HIV/AIDS Data Request Form

Appendix F - Kentucky Reportable Disease Form

Appendix G - PRAMS Data Request Form

Appendix H - Agreement for Use of Kentucky Health Claims Data

Previous Versions of the Kentucky Public Health Data Resource Guide


Last Updated 8/15/2016