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Integrated Public Health Surveys, 2010-2011

Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data, survey data
  • Jones, Jeff A. (University of Kentucky)
  • Lamberth, Cynthia (University of Kentucky)
  • Riddell, Martha (University of Kentucky)
  • Sellers, Katie (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials)
  • Leep, Carolyn (National Association of County and City Health Officials)
  • Fenton, Ginger (National Association of Local Boards of Health)
  • Johnson, Andrew (University of Kentucky)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Free Keywords
community health; health care services; health departments; health planning; public health
  • Abstract

    This collection comprises a single data file which was produced as part of the data harmonization efforts of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The file contains merged data from five sources: 2010 National Profile of Local Health Departments, a survey of local health departments conducted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).; 2011 National Profile Survey of Local Boards of Health, a survey of local boards of health conducted by the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH).; 2010 State and Territorial Public Health Survey, a survey of state and United States territory health departments conducted by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO).; 2011 County Health Rankings, a compilation of county-level health measures and within-state county health rankings produced by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.; 2010 Census Demographic Profile Summary File, a series of tables with housing and population data from the 2010 Census.; Produced by matching data from the last four sources to the NACCHO data, the data file contains one case for each of the 2,107 local health departments (LHD) that responded to the NACCHO survey. Each LHD's record in the file includes the ASTHO data for its state health department and the NALBOH data for its local board of health (LBH), if it had a LBH and the LBH responded to the NALBOH survey. (If a LHD had multiple LBHs, then the first one in the NALBOH data was matched to the LHD). In addition, county (or county equivalent)-level data from the County Health Rankings and Census Demographic Profile Summary File were matched to the records of the 1,535 LHDs represented in the data file with a jurisdiction covering a single county or county equivalent.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Methods

    Response Rates: ASTHO survey: 100 percent. NACCHO survey: 83 percent. NALBOH survey: 43 percent.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010 / 2011
    Time period: 2010--2011
  • 2010 / 2011
    Collection date: 2010--2011
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
ASTHO survey: state health departments. NACCHO survey: LHDs. NALBOH survey: LBHs.
The NACCHO, NALBOH, and ASTHO surveys attempted to interview all LHDs, LBHs, and state health departments in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • mail questionnaire, web-based survey

    The data file includes health measures from the County Health Rankings but not the ranking scores in this source.

2013-02-26 Andrew Johnson was added to the list of principal investigators. Funding insitution(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (66108). United States Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One or more files in this study are not available for download due to special restrictions; consult the study documentation to learn more on how to obtain the data.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 33822 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR33822.v1
  • Shah, Gulzar H., Laymon, Barbara, Elligers, Julia J., Leep, Carolyn, Bhutta, Christine B.. Community health assessment by local health departments: Presence of epidemiologist, governance, and federal and state funds are critical. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research.2, (5), 2013.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-16

Jones, Jeff A.; Lamberth, Cynthia; Riddell, Martha; Sellers, Katie; Leep, Carolyn et. al. (2013): Integrated Public Health Surveys, 2010-2011. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.