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Welcome to the Data Reports section of the CHDB. Here you will find links to our latest findings about the state of health in the region.

Findings from Philadelphia Health Management Corporation's 2002 Household Health Survey
Local Health Trends from PHMC's Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey, 1990-2000
A Special Analysis of PHMC's Community Health Data Base 2002 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey
Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, November 2003
Findings from PHMC's Community Health Data Base's Household Health Survey on older adults in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
An examination of obesity among adolescents in Southeastern Pennsylvania
A closer look at tobacco use and dental visits in Southeastern Pennsylvania
An examination of the health status, access to care, health care utlization and health behaviors of women Medicaid recipients in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Do asthma and diabetes rates among adults with lower socioeconomic status (SES) differ depending upon the larger SES level of the communities in which they reside?
See findings from the 2004 SEPA Household Health Survey presented on December 14, 2004.
Check out our special Reporter's Guide to the 2004 SEPA HOusehold Health Survey to find out the latest health trends in the region!
PHMC staff present A Profile of Older Adults in Southeastern Pennsylvania at the Bucks County Summit On Aging on May 25, 2005.
Check out the latest Asian Health Findings from the 2004 SEPA Household Health Survey.
This latest report from the CHDB examines uninsured adults in Southeastern Pennsyvania. Check it out!
This report examines Asian health in the region using data from the 2004 Household Health Survey.
This presentation examines uninsured, young adults in SEPA. Presented at Pennsylvania Public Health Association Annual (PPHA) Meetings in Pittsburgh, October 2005.
An analysis of current and former smokers in Philadelphia
Check out the latest survey design seminar slides here.
Presentation to City Council on Health Conditions and Health-Related Disparities in Philadelphia
Check out the latest report using 2004 SEPA Household Health Survey data. CHDB, in partnership with The Food Trust, examines how food access affects Diet and Health. Go to: www.thefoodtrust.org
Check out CHDB's latest report on the health of residents in SEPA at mid-decade.
Check out CHDB's latest analysis on Violence and Gun Prevalance in Philadelphia, 1996-2004.
Click here for the Health Status of Residents at Mid-Decade: Executive Summary
These slides present a profile of mental health, substance abuse, and related issues in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Check out CHDB's latest presentation using Household Health Survey new 2006 data -- An Examination of the New Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Among Older Adults in Southeastern Pennsylvania -- recently presented at PPHA in September in Harrisburg.
Presentation for the PA Statewide Latino Coalition's (PSLC) 11th Annual Conference, October 2006.
Please click here for the most recent local health trends based on the 2006 SEPA Household Health Survey.
Click here to see our slides updated with 2006 Household Health Survey information and find out all that the CHDB offers in 2007!
Check out the slides from the latest CHDB seminar: Fundraising Without a Fundraising Staff.
Using data from the 2006 SEPA Household Health Survey, this presentation examines health disparities in Philadelphia.
Click here to view CHDB's latest report on health disparities in SEPA.
An examination of the mental helth status of adults and children in Philadelphia using data from PHMC's 2006 Household Health Survey.
Click here to view the CHDB's Winter 2007 report on prescription drug coverage among older adults in SEPA.
Slides presented at the December 12, 2007 CHDB Forum, Medicare Part D: A Local Perspective.
Want a CHDB Orientation refresher? Slides posted here!
Seminar slides from the CHDB Outcome Measurement Training
Check out the most recent in CHDB's series of Data Briefs, examining health and demographics for sexual minority populations in our region.
The data presented here examine dental health among children ages 4-17 in Philadelphia The data come from PHMC’s Community Health Data Base 2006 Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey.
See findings from the 2008 Household Health Survey presented on February 19, 2009.
CHDB's data brief on Children's Access to Dental Care in Southeastern Pennsylvania presents our 2008 data on children and oral health, focusing on access to care and disparities in access.
Are you looking for a refresher on CHDB, or do you have a colleague new to using the Data Base? These are the slides used in our most recent orientation session.
Check out our recently released analysis of 2008 Household Health Survey data on children and vision care, including new information on both eye exams and glasses use.
Attached here are the slides from CHDB's October 2009 Forum on Children's Dental and Vision Care in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This presentation highlights key findings on dental visits, eye exams and eyeglasses use from the 2008 Household Health Survey.
The slides from CHDB's 2009 APHA presentation on our 2008 cell phone pilot.
A list of the major topics covered in the CHDB Household Health Survey.
Download these slides to refer back to the 2010 CHDB Orientation or to share with a colleague.
In April, CHDB staff presented county health rankings data to Pennsylvania state lawmakers in Harrisburg to support policymakers in developing community solutions to improve health.
Click here for the flyer for our Academic Roundtable, May 18, 2010.
CHDB's first ever survey of Centre County, PA took place in the summer of 2009. Click here for our findings on access to care from that survey.
These are the slides presented at our May 18th Academic Roundtable event.
Please share with friends and colleagues!
Here are the slides from our most recent orientations. Feel free to review and share with colleagues.
This slideshow introduces our academic partners to the Community Health Data Base.
CHDB staff presented at the Pennsylvania Public Health Association annual meeting in Harrisburg on October 5th. Click here to see our presentation on working together with our partners to develop the HHS and disseminate the data.
These slides make up CHDB's poster for the American Public Health Association's 2010 Annual Meeting in Denver.
Click here for a list of topics included in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey!
Click here to see the slides from our recent Member Lunch. Included are the new questions for our 2010 Household Health Survey!
This orientation includes the new topics added in the 2010 SEPA Household Health Survey.
Click here to see the slides from our recent presentation on community needs assessments and how hospitals can comply with the new health care legislation.
These are the orientation slides CHDB staff are using in classrooms across our region.
Click this link to take a look at the presentation slides from our 2010 SEPA Household Health Survey Data Release Party!
Here is a link to one of our most recent Community Health Data Base orientations.
CHDB was invited to speak at the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia Regional Chapter's Annual Business Meeting and Reception. Click here to see the slides from our talk about working with a network of partners to create a relevant dataset.
Click here to see our data presentation for the North Penn area, which took place in early April 2011.
Asking the right questions is the key to getting the data that you need. Slides from the April 19th training cover the survey development process.
On May 5th, CHDB staff presented County Health Rankings data and CHDB data to the PA House Human Services Committee to support policymakers in developing community solutions to improve health.
Click here to see the slides for the CHDB's data presentation on May 11th at the North Penn Community Health Foundation Board retreat.
Check out the CHDB's updated multi-year data guide with data from the SEPA Household Health Survey going back all the way to 1996.
Click here to access CHDB's UPDATED info sheet on response rate issues and challenges.
Click here to see the presentation slides from our Outcome Measurement Training on September 14, 2011.
Click here to view the CHDB's presentation slides from Pennsylvania's Public Health Association's Annual Conference. CHDB staff presented at the Health Insurance and Reform session on September 27th.
Click here to see the CHDB's poster presentation slides from Pennsylvania's Public Health Association's Annual Conference.
Click here to view the presentation slides from the CHDB's orientation on September 29, 2011.
Click here to view the CHDB's presentation slides from the American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Conference. CHDB staff presented at the Technology and Aging session.
Click here to view the slides from a presentation using CHDB data at the 2011 American Public Health Association's Annual Conference.
Click here to see the slides presented at our forum on social capital on December 1, 2011.
Check out the most recent in CHDB's series of Data Briefs, examining social capital in our region.
Click here to view the updated version of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey Topic Areas List.
Click here to see the presentation slides from our Outcome Measurement Training on March 20, 2012.
Click here to view the presentation slides from the CHDB's orientation on March 27, 2012.
The presentation includes County Health Rankings Data as well as CHDB data and focused on examples of turning data into action to improve health
Click here to view the presentation slides from the CHDB's orientation on May 16, 2012.
Click here to download a PDF version of the April 2012 web article on the uninsured in Southeastern PA.
Click here to download a PDF version of the May 2012 web article on employee health in Southeastern PA.
Click here to download a PDF version of the June 2012 web article on colorectal screenings among older adults .
Click here to download a PDF version of the July 2012 web article on physical activity among adults and children in the region.
Click here to view slides from the CHDB's orientation on July 24, 2012.
Click here to download a PDF version of the August 2012 web article on internet use and older adults in Southeastern PA.
Click here to download a PDF version of the September 2012 web article on hypertension among adults in the region.
Click here to view the presentation slides from the CHDB/DVHC Webinar on September 21, 2012.
Click here to view presentation slides from the September orientation.
Click here to download a PDF version of the October 2012 web article on mammogram screenings in Southeastern PA.
Click here to view a new data brief that examines access to care issues among uninsured adults in the region and highlights the efforts of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation.
Click here to download a PDF version of the November 2012 web article on diabetes among adults in Southeastern PA.
Click here to download the CHDB's December web article as a PDF!
Click here to download the CHDB's January web article as a PDF!
Click here to download the CHDB's February web article as a PDF!
Click here to view the presentation slides from the 2012 Data Release Party!
Click here to access a PDF of the 2012 Household Health Survey Topic Areas List!
Click here to access a PDF of the 2012 Multi-Year Data Guide. This document details the variables included in Household Health Surveys from 1996 to 2012.
Click here to dowload a PDF of the March web article.
See the presentation given to the Montgomery County Health Alliance on March 26, 2013.
Click here to download the presentation slides from the CHDB's workshop on Implementation Planning held on April 4th.
Click here to download the slides from the CHDB's presentation at the North Penn Community Health Foundation on April 9th.
Click here to download a PDF of the April web article.
Click here to view CHDB's orientation slides that include data from the 2012 Household Health Survey.
Click here to download a PDF of the May web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the CHDB data brief.
Click here to download a PDF of the CHDB data brief on retail clinic use.
Click here to download a PDF of the June web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the August web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the September web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the Survey Design Training presentation slides.
Click here to view the presentation slides from the September 2013 CHDB Orientation.
Click here to download a PDF of the October web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the November web article.
Click here to view information about the Center for Data Innovation and the Community Health Data Base's NEW Foundation Membership Program.
Click here to download a PDF of the December web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the January web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the February web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the March web article
This presentation on the CHDB was given to leaders in Harrisburg in the Winter of 2014.
Click here to view the presentation slides from Pennsylvania's 2014 County Health Rankings Forum.
Click here to download a PDF of the April web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the May web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the June web article.
Click here to download a PDF of the CHDB's article for National Health Center Week (August 2014).
Click here to download a PDF of the September web article.
Slides from our May Orientation are available here.