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Population

A Population is a group of human beings living in a given geographic area, who can be characterized by various attributes, such as, age, sex, race, income, or education. Population data are often used as the denominator in the calculation of various health-related rates or statistics.

Department of Health Data

EDDIE
See Population dataset.
Pennsylvania Vital Statistics
An annual report of births, deaths, abortion, pregnancy, and population statistics.
County Health Profiles
A series of county-specific reports that contain numerous statistics for various health-related subject areas.
Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators
Reports focused on maternal and child health issues including deaths among children, infant deaths, child poverty, and birth data.
Minority Health Disparities
This report focuses on significant differences among races/ethnicities for selected health topics.

External Data Sources

Pennsylvania State Data Center

American FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau)