Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health e-stats
Tom Corbett, Governor Eli N. Avila, MD, JD, MPH, FCLM, Secretary of Health
Welcome to Health e-stats. Vol. 2-2011   June 30, 2011

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.

2nd Quarter 2011 of Statistical News is now available online!

Inside this issue you will find the following articles:

  • Vaccinations Critical for Those with Diabetes  
  • Cesarean Section Deliveries Continue to Rise
  • Analysis of Treatment Statistics for Female Breast Cancer

Access or print current and past issues of Statistical News .

Web Updates

Cancer Mortality Standard Output Tables, 2009 - Large volume of all the latest available and historical annual and five-year cancer incidence and mortality statistics for the state, counties and municipalities by age, sex, race, primary site and stage.

Mortality Standard Output Tables, 2009 - Large volume of the latest available and historical state, county and municipality data by age, race/ethnicity and various death-related topics.  

Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Center Annual Reports, 2009/2010 - These reports are based on annual surveys that obtain information pertaining to operations, medical staff, available services, size of the facility (beds, number of operating rooms, etc.) and many other data items. 

Minority Health Disparities Report, 2009 - The Pennsylvania Department of Health aims to eliminate health disparities for people of all races and ethnicities. There are 7 Minority Health Disparities Reports produced that identify public health problems where there are significant differences between Whites and other races or ethnicities. The following sections of the report were recently updated: population, mortality and maternal/infant health. 

EpiQMS - Mortality, Teen Pregnancy and Infant Death, 2009 - 2009 data are now available for the mortality, teen pregnancy and infant death datasets within our interactive health statistics web tool, EpiQMS. 

Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators Report, 2009 - Available are 23 reports (22 municipalities and PA) with statistics on deaths among children, infant deaths, child poverty and birth data. 

Pennsylvania Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report, 2008 - Annual report of cancer incidence and mortality data for the state and counties with various statistics and charts for all cancers and 23 primary sites. 


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