Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health e-stats
Tom Corbett, Governor Michael Wolf, Acting Secretary of Health
Welcome to Health e-stats. Vol. 3-2013 March 28, 2013

Health e-stats is an email-based bulletin produced by the Bureau of Health Statistics and Research in order to keep data users informed about updates to the Health Statistics Web pages.

First Quarter 2013 Statistical News is now available online!

Inside this issue you will find the following articles:

  • A Review of Breastfeeding in Pennsylvania;
  • Healthy People 2020: Topic Area FS (Food Safety);
  • Changes in the BRFSS Weighting Methodology; and
  • Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Pennsylvania.

Access or print current and past issues of Statistical News.

Web Updates

2009 Youth Risk Behavior System (YRBS) Report – This report was designed to assess risk behaviors among youth and includes the latest statistics for unintentional injuries, violence, tobacco/alcohol/drug use, sexual behavior, HIV, STDs, unintended pregnancies, diet and physical activity.


For up-to-date Pennsylvania public health statistical information, visit

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