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 Data Sources Overview Web Address
 Community Health Information Resource Guide Detailed guidance on what data sources are available at the local, state and national levels www.indianactsi.org/site/chep/resourceguide.pdf
 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System State and national health and risk factor monitoring systemIDOH: www.in.gov/idoh/23983.htm
CDC: www.cdc.gov/brfss/
 Indiana Vital Records data Indiana-specific natality and mortality dataNatality: www.in.gov/idoh/19095.htm
Mortality: www.in.gov/idoh/19096.htm
 Indiana State Cancer Registry Data Generator Indiana cancer incidence and mortality data www.in.gov/idoh/24360.htm
 Indiana INdicators Indiana-specific data http://www.indianaindicators.org/
 IDOH Chronic Disease Burden Reports Comprehensive data and information about the chronic disease burden at state and local levels www.in.gov/idoh/25002.htm
 CDC Wonder Wide-ranging online data for epidemiologic research http://wonder.cdc.gov/
 WISQARS CDC’s injury-related database http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/index.html
 U.S. Census Demographic information http://www.census.gov/
 Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Area Resource File Compare peer counties on population characteristics and health resources http://ahrf.hrsa.gov/
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (Robert Wood Johnson and University of Wisconsin) Robust data snapshot of burden at the local, state and national level with evidence-based recommendations for community health improvement planning http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/indiana/2014/overview
 Community Health Status Indicators Provides an overview of key health indicators for local communities http://wwwn.cdc.gov/CommunityHealth/homepage.aspx?j=1