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Childhood Cancer Incidence EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted March 15, 2018

The Childhood Cancer Incidence dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2015. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted March 9, 2018

The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Mortality and Reproductive Health Outcomes datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2016. Both datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

2017 Synar Report

Posted February 27, 2018

The 2017 Synar Report is now posted to our website. It is an annual survey that consists of random, unannounced inspections of cigarette selling outlets to produce an estimate of the rate that outlets sell cigarettes to minors. Visit the Synar Survey page to find out more.

 

2015 Cancer Incidence Tables Now Available

Posted February 12, 2018

The 2015 cancer incidence tables are now available. The standard output tables for cancer incidence include a large volume of all the latest available and historical annual and five-year frequency counts for the state, counties, and municipalities by age, sex, race, and primary site.

 

2016 Pennsylvania Vital Statistics

Posted February 12, 2018

Annual report of births, deaths, abortion, reported pregnancy and population statistics for the state, counties and major municipalities. Each year this report contains over 200 pages of statistics, charts and maps. This update includes all 2016 data. Pennsylvania Vital Statistics: 2016

 

2016-2017 Nursing Home Reports

Posted February 8, 2018

The 2016-2017 update to our annual nursing home reports is now available. Data found in the reports were obtained from the annual Long Term Care Facility surveys.

 

2016 Cancer Death Tables Now Available

Posted February 6, 2018

The 2016 cancer death tables are now available. The standard output tables for cancer deaths include a large volume of all the latest available and historical annual and five-year frequency counts for the state, counties, and municipalities by age, sex, race, and primary site.

 

EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted February 1, 2018

The Reported Pregnancies and Infant Death datasets in EDDIE were recently updated with data through 2016. The Cancer dataset in EDDIE was updated with data through 2015. All three datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

2016 Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators Report Now Available

Posted January 18, 2018

The 2016 Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators report is now available. It includes 29 individual reports (for 28 select municipalities and PA) with statistics on birth data, deaths among youth, and infant deaths.

 

2016 Death Reports Now Available

Posted January 18, 2018

The 2016 death reports are now available. The death statistics annual reports include a large volume of the latest available and historical state, county and municipality data by age, race/ethnicity and various death-related topics.

 

Death EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted January 10, 2018

The Death dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2016. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

2016 BRFSS Report Now Available

Posted December 29, 2017

The 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) report is now available. Prevalence estimates for behavioral risk factors are calculated by gathering information from the annual BRFSS telephone survey of Pennsylvania adults.

 

Maternal Death Report - 2016

Posted December 29, 2017

This annual report displaying maternal death statistics for the state is now available.  Maternal Death Report - 2016

 

Three Statistical Reports on Cancer Updated

Posted December 8, 2017

The Cancer Brochures, including Melanoma, Breast, Colorectal, Lung, Prostate, and Cervical cancers were updated with the latest available incidence, mortality, and risk factor data for Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Cancer Incidence and Mortality annual report was updated with detailed incidence and mortality statistics on 23 cancer sites for 2014 and includes new county level maps.

An Analysis of Cancer Incidence in Pennsylvania Counties was updated with statistical measures and significance testing based on 2014 data. National rates from the National Cancer Institute’s SEER program were used so that both Pennsylvania counties and the entire state can be compared to the United States and analyzed for differences.

 

2016 Birth Statistics Now Available

Posted November 29, 2017

The 2016 birth statistics are now available on the health statistics website. The dataset is available in EDDIE with county/state tables, maps, and charts, and municipality-level tables. The birth statistics annual reports include a large volume of the latest available and historical state, county and municipality data by age, race/ethnicity and various birth-related topics.

 

Communicable Disease EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted October 25, 2017

The Communicable Disease dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2016. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted October 4, 2017

The Sexually Transmitted Diseases dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2016. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

Population EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted September 27, 2017

The Population dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2016. The dataset is available featuring tables and charts.

 

EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted September 13, 2017

The Reported Pregnancies and Reproductive Health Outcomes datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2015. Both datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

Pennsylvania Vital Statistics - 2015

Posted August 31, 2017

Annual report of births, deaths, abortion, reported pregnancy and population statistics for the state, counties and major municipalities. Each year this report contains over 200 pages of statistics, charts and maps. This update includes all 2015 data. Pennsylvania Vital Statistics: 2015

 

BRFSS EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted August 24, 2017

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2016. The dataset is available featuring tables and maps.

 

2016 Hospital Reports Now Available

Posted July 28, 2017

The 2016 hospital reports are now available. These facility level reports provide information on utilization, inpatient unit data, admissions and discharges, medical staff and personnel, and more. Please note that due to a shift in survey administration and reporting, our hospital data and reports changed from fiscal year to calendar year periods. The 2014-2015 hospital reports were the last based on fiscal year. The first calendar year reports are for 2016. Starting with 2016, reports are in Excel format. Users that do not have Excel available may download Microsoft's free Excel Viewer.

 

2016 Marriage and Divorce Statistics Report Now Available

Posted July 7, 2017

The 2016 Marriage and Divorce Statistics report is now available on the health statistics website. The annual report contains marriage and divorce statistics by county and age.

 

Net Cancer Survival Report

Posted July 7, 2017

We’ve released a new report, Net Cancer Survival in Pennsylvania, which examines how much cancer contributes to residents’ risk of dying. The report shows trends in net cancer survival and compares rates between different groups.

 

2015 Cancer Death Tables Now Available

Posted June 26, 2017

The 2015 cancer death tables are now available on the health statistics website. The standard output tables for cancer deaths include a large volume of all the latest available and historical annual and five-year frequency counts for the state, counties, and municipalities by age, sex, race, and primary site.

 

2015 Death Reports Now Available

Posted June 9, 2017

The 2015 death reports are now available on the health statistics website. The death statistics annual reports include a large volume of the latest available and historical state, county and municipality data by age, race/ethnicity and various death-related topics.

 

Statistical News article on Birth Defects Published

Posted June 8, 2017

A new Statistical News article is now available. It covers birth defects for Pennsylvania resident live births, providing an overview of data collected for 2015. Click here to read the full article.

 

Statistical News Changes

Posted June 8, 2017

Starting in 2017, Statistical News articles will be published individually. Archived editions featuring multiple articles that were published from 2001 to 2016 are still available as well. These changes are reflected on the Statistical News webpage.

 

EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted May 31, 2017

The Death and Infant Death datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2015. Both datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.

 

EDDIE Tutorial Videos and Feedback Survey

Posted May 19, 2017

A new tutorial video has been prepared to walk users through the creation of a chart in EDDIE. This is now the third video in our EDDIE tutorial library; the other two being for how to create a table and a map. Users are welcome to provide feedback on EDDIE and the videos on our short feedback survey.

 

Health E-Stats Will No Longer Be Sent

Posted May 19, 2017

Health e-Stats was an email-based notice sent to subscribers informing them of recent changes or updates to our Health Statistics Web pages. As this process was recently replaced by the What's New in PA Health Stats updates, the email notices will no longer be sent. Users should find the What's New updates to be a more timely and efficient full replacement of the Health e-Stats notices.

 

2016 ASC Reports Now Available

Posted May 18, 2017

The 2016 Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) reports are now available. These facility level reports provide information on utilization, medical staff and personnel. Please note that due to a shift in survey administration and reporting, our ASC data and reports changed from fiscal year to calendar year periods. The 2014-2015 ASC reports were the last based on fiscal year. The first calendar year reports are for 2016. Starting with 2016, reports are in Excel format. Users that do not have Excel available may download Microsoft's free Excel Viewer.

 

EDDIE Updates

Posted May 11, 2017

We have made several updates to EDDIE. The birth defects dataset now includes information for congenital diaphragmatic hernia, cyanotic congenital heart disease, limb reduction defect, and omphalocele. We also have chart modules available for six new datasets, bringing the total count to fifteen datasets with that visualization.

 

Family Health Statistics Report Updated

Posted May 8, 2017

The Family Health Statistics for Pennsylvania and Counties report has been updated with data for 2010-2014. This report shows state trends and county-level statistics for tracking progress in meeting Healthy People objectives related to family health.

 

Cancer Facts and Figures, Pennsylvania, 2017

Posted April 27, 2017

We have released the 2017 Cancer Facts and Figures for Pennsylvania. This is our annual brochure of cancer statistics and information, including projections for the current year and comparisons of Pennsylvania incidence and mortality rates to those of the United States.

 

HP2020 Reports Updated

Posted April 18, 2017

Healthy People 2020 (HP2020) is a set of goals and objectives with 10-year targets designed to guide national health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the health of all Americans. Data in our Pennsylvania HP2020 state and county reports was just updated.

 

Birth First Name Reports Updated for 2015

Posted April 17, 2017

Our birth first name reports have been updated for 2015. This includes our two interactive lookup tools for boys' and girls' names for 1990-2015. We also have a table listing name counts for males and females in order of frequency for each year, now including 2015.

 

Charts Now Available in EDDIE

Posted April 7, 2017

Our online self-service data tool, EDDIE, now includes charts! These newest visualizations are available for nine of EDDIE's datasets with new releases added regularly. Settings will allow users to make vertical bar and trend line charts.  EDDIE homepage

 

Birth Defects Dataset Updated in EDDIE

Posted April 5, 2017

The Birth Defects dataset has been updated in EDDIE. This dataset now includes Table, Chart, and Map modules for five-year aggregate data through 2011-2015. We also made some revisions to the layout of the birth defect list menu.

 

2015 Birth Statistics Now Available

Posted March 30, 2017

The 2015 birth statistics are now available on the health statistics website. The dataset is available in EDDIE with county/state tables and maps and municipality-level tables. The birth statistics annual reports include a large volume of the latest available and historical state, county and municipality data by age, race/ethnicity and various birth-related topics.

 

Maternal Death Report - 2014

Posted March 27, 2017

This annual report displaying maternal death statistics for the state is now available.  Maternal Death Report - 2014