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Community Epidemiology

Epidemiology - Statistics and Reports

For more information phone 619-515-6620 or send us an email.

The Community Epidemiology Branch is responsible for the systematic collection, management, analysis, and dissemination of morbidity, mortality, and other health surveillance data.

The Branch is also responsible for providing technical assistance relating to health indicator data, thereby seeking to actively promote and disseminate information relevant to the health of people living in San Diego County, and to aid decision makers in setting policies, managing health issues, and identifying emerging health trends.

AVAILABLE REPORTS AND STATISTICS:

REPORTABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
Source: Community Epidemiology Branch, Public Health Services, HHSA

MORTALITY DATA
Mortality data provide important information regarding death due to disease and injuries. These data are obtained from registered death certificates; the data are analyzed using the underlying cause of death.

Data presented here are in aggregate form useful for population-based perspectives.

Data for multiple years are available on the 15 leading causes of death, specific diseases and selected demographic categories including region, race/ethnicity, age groups, and gender.

 

HOSPITAL PATIENT DISCHARGE DATA
Source: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

Includes leading causes of patient discharges from California licensed acute care hospitals and psychiatric health facilities.

  • Hospital Discharges, 2006

SPECIAL TOPICS

Annual numbers and rates of hospital discharges and deaths among San Diego County residents by HHSA Service Region, gender, and race/ethnicity.

MISCELLANEOUS

Core Public Health Indicators, 2004 - Core Public Health Indicators provide information about the most commonly requested public health core indicators, published by Public Health Services.

Health Status Report of San Diego County, 2000 - Published by the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency, this report compiles information that helps guide the County's health promotion and disease prevention agenda.

Additional San Diego Health Statistics Resources:

 

For more information phone 619-515-6620 or send us an email.