Statistics. Boring, right?
Actually, statistical information can guide the actions of individuals and the health of the community. Credible data whether it be health, educational or financial can help to enhance decisions among leaders in our the region.
Assessment of community health status is one of the three core public health functions identified by the Institute of Medicine's 1988 report, the Future of Public Health. Click the "wheel" below to learn more about The 10 Essential Public Health Services.
Useful Links for Statistical Information :
Tennessee Department of Health (Statistics & Data page)
Tennessee Department of Health Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Health Information Tennessee (HIT)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Data & Statistics page)
CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Page