Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health e-stats
Edward G. Rendell, Governor Everette James, Secretary of Health
Welcome to Health e-stats. Vol. 1-2010 March 3, 2010

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

The January/February Issue of Statistical News is now available online

Inside this issue you will find the following articles:

  • 2008 Diabetes Prevalence Among PA Adults
  • Changes Resulting From Clean Indoor Air Act
  • 2008 Top Ten Baby Names and Birth 'Fast Facts'
  • Healthy People 2010: Nutrition and Overweight

Access or print current and past issues of Statistical News .

Web Updates

Cancer Facts and Figures, 2009 - This informative brochure contains estimated projections for the number of cancer cases and deaths by county and by major site (colorectal, breast, lung, etc.) for 2009.

Combined Injury Reports, 2002-2006 - This report describes injuries in Pennsylvania by both mechanism (motor vehicle, poisoning, firearm, etc.) and intent (unintentional, self-inflicted/suicide or assault/homicide).

Preliminary 2008 Death Data Tables - Access preliminary 2008 data on the number of deaths by month for the state, all 67 counties, and all cities, boroughs and townships within each county.

EpiQMS - 2008 data have recently been added for the population, births, EPHTN birth defects and BRFSS datasets.

Ambulatory Surgery Center Reports, 2008-2009 - Data found in these reports were obtained from the Bureau's Annual Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers Survey. The reports contain a large amount of information, including, patient visits by age, operations, and medical staff.

Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers Directory, 2007-2008 - This directory contains information, including, facility name, address, number of operating rooms, and licensed medical staff.



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