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Every four years, local health departments in North Carolina prepare a Community Health Needs Assessments for their county (or multi-county) service area. Preparing a Community Health Needs Assessment includes assembling data on health outcomes, resources, and needs, as well as basic social and demographic data.
Find your county's health needs assessment by using Google. Try searching for:
[your county's name] "community health needs assessment"
Example: Pitt County "community health needs assessment"
All Causes of Death, All Causes of Premature Mortality, and Ten Leading Causes of Death compiled for eastern counties and aggregated by 29 and 41 county groupings from the Center for Health Services Research & Development at East Carolina University.
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to historical census data and demographic information. The site currently includes the entire US Census history from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000. Note: Access is limited to 3 users at a time.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
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