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What's New in PA Health Stats

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


Healthy People 2020 Reports Updated

Posted November 4, 2019

Data in the Pennsylvania Healthy People 2020 state and county reports was recently updated. 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.


EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted November 4, 2019

The Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Hospitalization Discharges datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2018. The datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.


Population EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted October 3, 2019

The Population dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2018. The dataset is available featuring tables and charts.


2018 BRFSS Report

Posted September 25, 2019

The 2018 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.


2017 Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators Report

Posted September 25, 2019

The 2017 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.


BRFSS EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted September 16, 2019

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2018. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.


EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted September 16, 2019

The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Mortality, Infant Deaths, and Reproductive Health Outcomes datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2017. The datasets are available featuring tables, charts, and maps.


2017 Pennsylvania Vital Statistics

Posted August 14, 2019

The 2017 Pennsylvania Vital Statistics report is now available. The report contains birth, death, abortion, reported pregnancy, and population statistics for the state, counties, and major municipalities.


2017 Cancer Death Tables

Posted August 7, 2019

The 2017 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.


2018 Hospital Reports

Posted July 31, 2019

The 2018 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.


2017 Death Statistics

Posted July 25, 2019

The 2017 death statistics are now available. The dataset is available in EDDIE with tables, maps, and charts. The death statistics 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.


2018 Ambulatory Surgery Center Reports

Posted June 12, 2019

The 2018 Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) reports are now available. These facility level reports provide information on utilization, medical staff, and personnel.


2018 Marriage and Divorce Statistics

Posted June 10, 2019

The 2018 Marriage and Divorce Statistics report is now available. The report contains marriage and divorce statistics by county and age.


Cancer Statistics Dashboard Updates

Posted April 16, 2019

The cancer statistics dashboard was updated with 2016 cancer incidence and mortality data. A new cancer incidence and mortality projections page was also added.


Birth Defects EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted March 14, 2019

The Birth Defects dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2017. The dataset is available featuring tables, charts, and maps.


EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted February 15, 2019

The Reported Pregnancies dataset in EDDIE was recently updated with data through 2017. The Childhood Cancer Incidence dataset in EDDIE was updated with data through 2016. Both datasets are available featuring tables and charts, and the Childhood Cancer Incidence dataset is also available featuring maps.


2016 Cancer Incidence Tables

Posted February 15, 2019

The 2016 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.


Cancer Incidence EDDIE Dataset Update

Posted February 7, 2019

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


2017 Birth Statistics

Posted January 16, 2019

The 2017 birth statistics are now available. The dataset is available in EDDIE with tables, maps, and charts. The birth statistics 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 January 16, 2019

The Communicable Disease dataset in EDDIE was recently updated to include data through 2017. The dataset is available featuring tables and charts.


2017-2018 Nursing Home Reports

Posted December 28, 2018

The 2017-2018 Nursing Home reports are now available. Data found in the reports were obtained from the annual Long Term Care Facility surveys.


Minority Health Disparities Report Updated

Posted December 18, 2018

The Minority Health Disparities Adult Behavioral Health Risk Factors report was updated with new data.


EDDIE Dataset Updates

Posted December 5, 2018

The Population and Sexually Transmitted Diseases datasets in EDDIE were recently updated to include data through 2017. Both datasets are available featuring tables and charts.


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.