California Data Sources
Obesity Prevention Surveillance Data Sources: California Data - This resource contains a summary of sources of information about obesity in California. Population, initial year, frequency data are collected, self-report vs. measured, year of latest data, and geographic specificity are included for each data source. Other measures available on the source as well as basic demographics are also indicated: fruit/vegetable consumption, sugar sweetened beverage consumption, energy dense low nutrient food consumption, physical activity, screen time, and breastfeeding.
SNAP-Ed County Profiles
The SNAP-Ed County Profiles is a summary of a variety of publically available county-level data relevant to the goals and objectives of SNAP-Ed.
Ask CHIS – California Health Interview Survey
Select from hundreds of health topics and get immediate results for the population or geographic area that interests you from CHIS.
2009 CHIS Regional Comparisons
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System – National and California data
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the world’s largest, on-going telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984.Currently, data are collected monthly in all 50 states. Select from health topics of interest and get immediate results:
California Women’s Health Survey (CWHS)
The California Women's Health Survey (CWHS) is an annually conducted survey about women's health. “Data Points” are a series of one to two page fact sheets of select women’s health topics that are analyzed results from the CWHS.
California Healthy Kids Survey
The California Healthy Kids Survey is a comprehensive youth risk behavior and resilience data collection service available to all California local education agencies.
California Food Policy Advocates California Food Policy Advocates County Nutrition & Food Insecurity Profiles
provide local data describing the need for nutritious, affordable food and the extent to which the federal nutrition programs can help address that need.
California Department of Education
The California Department of Education DataQuest helps you find facts about California schools and districts, including Fitnessgram test results at the state, county, district, and school level.
Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS)
PedNSS is a child based public health surveillance system that is produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It primarily monitors indicators of nutritional status. California data is posted on the Department of Health Care Services website.
YRBSS: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a national survey that monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth and young adults. Data tables are available for Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino, and San Francisco.