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CHARTing Health Information for Texas-->Data by Cause of Illness or Death-->Other Causes

For occupational exposures or risks resulting in other diseases or deaths, see Environmental/Occupational Exposure Information.
For reports from specific areas of the state, see Regional Web Sites.

Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2003 (TX Health Care Information Collection (TDSHS); 2003; Hospital-level data; pdf document)

Stroke and Heart Disease Mortality (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; 1996 to 2002 and 1991 to 1995; County and State level data)
Select Texas, then select the cause of death (heart disease or stroke). Data is available for 1996 to 2002 combined and 1991 to 1995 combined. Data is shown by age-adjusted death rate (2000 standard).

US-Mexico Border Environmental Health Initiative (US Geologic Survey; Brooks, Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Starr, Willacy, and Zapata Counties)

  • Disease Statistics Tables by County (Includes Campylobacteriosis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis Unspecified, Salmonellosis, Shigellosis, 1992 to 2002)
  • Static Maps
    A variety of maps showing population density, potential sources of contamination, land use, geological features, etc.
  • Data Downloads
    Download data for: structures, boundaries, hydrogaphy, weather/climate, geology, land cover, elevation, transportation, and infectious disease.

Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2003 (TX Health Care Information Collection (TDSHS); 2003; pdf document)

Search for Substance Related Activities by County (Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; county level data; 1996 to 2003)
Find data for: substance-abuse treatment clients (TCADA-funded programs, both youth and adults); substance abuse treatment providers; substance-related arrests; county school districts participation in school survey of substance use.

Hospital Compare (US Health & Human Services; October 2005 through September 2006; hospital level data)
"This website was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). The HQA is a public-private collaboration established to promote reporting on hospital quality of care. The HQA consists of organizations that represent consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, and Federal agencies. The information on this website can be used by any adult needing hospital care." Includes data on Surgical Infection Prevention, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia.

Mortality

See also Mortality Links for interactive sites to create tables by sex, race/ethnicity, age, and geography.

Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2003 (TX Health Care Information Collection (TDSHS); 2003; Hospital-level data; pdf document)

Nursing Home Mortality Reports (Texas Department of State Health Services, 1995 to 1998; public health region and state level)

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