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What's New in PA Health Stats

This is the page for what's new in Pennsylvania health statistics.


2017 BRFSS Report

Posted October 9, 2018

The 2017 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.


2015 Cancer Incidence and Mortality Report

Posted September 12, 2018

The Pennsylvania Cancer Incidence and Mortality report was updated with detailed incidence and mortality statistics on 23 cancer sites for 2015.


BRFSS EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted September 12, 2018

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2017. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.


Cancer Statistics Dashboard

Posted July 31, 2018

A new, interactive dashboard tool for exploring cancer statistics in Pennsylvania was released.


2017 Hospital Reports

Posted July 25, 2018

The 2017 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.


Minority Health Disparities Reports Updated

Posted July 24, 2018

The Minority Health Disparities Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Maternal and Infant Health reports were updated with new data.


Hospitalization Discharges EDDIE Dataset

Posted July 18, 2018

The Hospitalization Discharges dataset for 2000 to 2014 has been added to EDDIE. The dataset features tables, charts, and maps by state and county for 53 different hospitalization discharge reasons.


2017 Ambulatory Surgery Center Reports

Posted May 30, 2018

The 2017 Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) reports are now available. These facility level reports provide information on utilization, medical staff and personnel.


2017 Marriage and Divorce Statistics

Posted May 23, 2018

The 2017 Marriage and Divorce Statistics report is now available. The report contains marriage and divorce statistics by county and age.


Healthy People 2020 Reports Updated

Posted May 14, 2018

Healthy People 2020 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 Healthy People 2020 state and county reports was just updated.


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 available. 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

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

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

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

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

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.


2016 Maternal Death Report

Posted December 29, 2017

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


Statistical Reports on Cancer Updated

Posted December 8, 2017

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.


2016 Birth Statistics

Posted November 29, 2017

The 2016 birth statistics are now available. 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.