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Texas Department of Health Data Sources

Center For Health Statistics                                                                            (512) 458-7261

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/ (866) 239-7279  
     County Fact Sheets
     Texas Health Data
     Texas Strategic Health Status Indicators
     Texas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance
     Hospital Discharge Data/HMO Data
     Population Data
     Vital Statistics


Office of Public Health Practice
     Public Health Workforce Development (512) 458-7770


Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
http://www.tdh.state.tx.us/disease/ (512) 458-7455  
     Infectious Disease Epidemiology/Surveillance Division (512) 458-7676
     Tuberculosis Elimination Division (512) 458-7447  
     Texas Center for Infectious Disease- TB Education Center (800) TEX-LUNG  
     Zoonosis Control Division (512) 458-7255  
     Hansen's Disease Program (512) 458-7447


Bureau of Epidemiology
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/epidemiology (512) 458-7268  
     Cancer Registry Division (512) 458-7523
     Environmental & Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Division (800) 588-1248  
     Texas Birth Defects Monitoring Division (512) 458-7232  


Bureau of Chronic Disease and Tobacco Prevention
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chronic/ (512) 458-7200  


http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/ (800) 299-2437  


Bureau of Kidney Health Care
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/kidney/ (512) 834-4551  



National & International Health Data Sources

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ (301) 458-4000  


World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int (202) 331-9081  

Note: External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.

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Last updated April 25, 2012