Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health e-stats
Tom Corbett, Governor Michael Wolf, Secretary of Health
Welcome to Health e-stats. Vol. 4-2013 June 18, 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.

Second Quarter 2013 Statistical News is now available online!

Inside this issue you will find the following articles:

  • Potential Years of Life Lost;
  • Pennsylvania’s 2012 Synar Survey Results;
  • Weight Change During Pregnancy for Pa. Mothers; and
  • New Module for Vaccine Ordering and Management Implemented.

Visit our website to access or print current and past issues of Statistical News.

Web Updates

Annual Hospital Reports, 2011-2012 – This update includes a collection of 16 reports displaying various health facility information, including the number of beds, admissions, discharges, occupancy rates and length of stay.

EpiQMSOur interactive health statistics web tool, Epidemiologic Query and Mapping System, has been updated with 2011 and 2009-2011 statistics on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

First Name Lookup Tool – This newly released tool is an interactive way to look up names, seeing how they have ranked from 1959-2010. Also displayed is the name’s highest and lowest rank and the total and average count. The tool includes a convenient printing option. Enjoy finding out where your name ranks!

Marriage and Divorce StatisticsThe 2012 marriage and divorce occurrence data for the state and counties have been released.

Youth Tobacco Survey Report, 2010/2011This report contains tobacco-related statistics from the 2010-11 survey of middle school and high school students in Pennsylvania public schools.


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