US Chronic Disease Indicators

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This dataset includes information about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Division of Population Health provides cross-cutting set of 124 indicators that were developed by consensus and that allows states and territories and large metropolitan areas to uniformly define, collect, and report chronic disease data.


The chronic disease indicators (CDI) are a set of surveillance indicators developed by consensus among Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD). CDI enables public health professionals and policymakers to retrieve uniformly defined state and selected metropolitan-level data for chronic diseases and risk factors that have a substantial impact on public health. These indicators are essential for surveillance, prioritization, and evaluation of public health interventions.

Several of the current chronic disease indicators are available and reported on other websites, either by the data source/custodians or by categorical chronic disease programs. However, CDI is the only integrated source for comprehensive access to a wide range of indicators for the surveillance of chronic diseases, conditions, and risk factors at the state level and for selected large metropolitan areas.

The original CDI consisted of 73 indicators adopted in 1998 and amended in 2002. In 2012-13, CDC, CSTE, and NACDD collaborated on a series of reviews that were informed by subject-matter expert opinion to make recommendations for updating CDI. The goal of this review was to ensure that CDI is responsive to the expanded scope and priorities of chronic disease prevention programs in state health departments.

As a result, CDI increased to 124 indicators in the following 18 topic groups: alcohol; arthritis; asthma; cancer; cardiovascular disease; chronic kidney disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; diabetes; immunization; nutrition, physical activity, and weight status; oral health; tobacco; overarching conditions; and new topic areas that include disability, mental health, older adults, reproductive health, and school health. For the first time, CDI includes 22 indicators of systems and environmental change. A total of 201 individual measures are included for the 124 indicators, many of which overlap multiple chronic disease topic areas or are specific to a certain sex or age group.

CDI is an example of collaboration among CDC and state health departments in building a consensus set of state-based health surveillance indicators. This update will help ensure that CDI remains the most relevant and current collection of chronic disease surveillance data for state epidemiologists, chronic disease program officials, and reproductive health and maternal and child health officials. The standardized indicator definitions will also encourage consistency in chronic disease surveillance at the national, state, and local public health levels. The CDI website also serves as a gateway to additional information and data resources.

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Health Outcomes, Patient Outcomes, Chronic Disease Indicators, Status Of Life, Public Health, Clinical Conditions, Expectancy Definition, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Mental Health

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U.S. Chronic Disease Indicators Statistics Tools, U.S. Chronic Disease Indicators Status Of Life, U.S. Chronic Disease Indicators Clinical Conditions, U.S. Chronic Disease Indicators Expectancy Definition

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Year StartYear EndState AbbreviationState NameData SourceTopicQuestionData Value UnitData Value TypeData ValueData Value AltData Value FootnoteLow Confidence LimitHigh Confidence LimitStratification Category 1Stratification1LatitudeLongitudeLocation IDTopic IDQuestion IDData Value Type IDStratification Category ID1Stratification ID1
20102014WAWashingtonDeath CertificateCancerCancer of the colon and rectum (colorectal), mortalityper 100,000Average Annual Age-adjusted Rate15.215.214.615.8GenderMale47.52227863-120.470010853CANCAN7_2AVGANNAGEADJRATEGENDERGENM
20092013OROregonStatewide central cancer registriesCancerInvasive cancer (all sites combined), incidenceper 100,000Average Annual Age-adjusted Rate513.5513.5510.3516.8Race/EthnicityWhite, non-Hispanic44.56744942-120.155031341CANCAN4_1AVGANNAGEADJRATERACEWHT
20092013FLFloridaDeath CertificateCancerCancer of the oral cavity and pharynx, mortalityper 100,000Average Annual Crude RateData not shown because of too few respondents or casesRace/EthnicityAmerican Indian or Alaska Native28.93204038-81.9289605412CANCAN10_2AVGANNCRDRATERACEAIAO
20102014MIMichiganStatewide central cancer registriesCancerCancer of the lung and bronchus, incidenceAverage Annual Number6726.06726.0Race/EthnicityWhite, non-Hispanic44.66131954-84.7143902726CANCAN8_1AVGANNNMBRRACEWHT
20102014KYKentuckyStatewide central cancer registriesCancerCancer of the lung and bronchus, incidenceper 100,000Average Annual Crude RateThe state registry opted not to present state-specific estimates for this race/ethnicity groupRace/EthnicityAmerican Indian or Alaska Native37.64597027-84.7749710521CANCAN8_1AVGANNCRDRATERACEAIAO
20102014NJNew JerseyStatewide central cancer registriesCancerInvasive melanoma, incidenceper 100,000Average Annual Age-adjusted Rate0., non-Hispanic40.13057005-74.2736912934CANCAN9_1AVGANNAGEADJRATERACEBLK
20092013WAWashingtonStatewide central cancer registriesCancerInvasive cancer (all sites combined), incidenceper 100,000Average Annual Age-adjusted Rate556.9556.9554.2559.6Race/EthnicityWhite, non-Hispanic47.52227863-120.470010853CANCAN4_1AVGANNAGEADJRATERACEWHT
20092013IAIowaDeath CertificateCancerInvasive cancer (all sites combined), mortalityper 100,000Average Annual Crude Rate27.727.724.131.6Race/EthnicityHispanic42.46940091-93.8164905619CANCAN4_2AVGANNCRDRATERACEHIS
20092013GAGeorgiaStatewide central cancer registriesCancerInvasive cancer of the female breast, incidenceAverage Annual Number2331.02331.0Race/EthnicityBlack, non-Hispanic32.83968109-83.6275803513CANCAN5_1AVGANNNMBRRACEBLK
20102014WAWashingtonDeath CertificateCancerCancer of the lung and bronchus, mortalityAverage Annual Number1456.01456.0GenderFemale47.52227863-120.470010853CANCAN8_2AVGANNNMBRGENDERGENF