Frequently Asked Questions about Statistics and Data
Where do I find state or national statistics on women and children's health issues?
If you do not find the information you need on this site, click on Resource Links. The Resource Links directory has a listing of organizations that provide nationwide and state comparisons of health indicators.
Am I allowed to use this data?
All data provided on this site are available for public use. Please cite the source when publishing data from this site.
How do I compare Oklahoma health statistics to other state or national health statistics?
Many of the national reports listed in the Resource Links directory will include both national and state-by-state statistics for comparison.
How do I get health data on teen-agers (Youth Risk Behavior Survey - YRBS)?
Email Thad Burk, Child and Adolescent Health Epidemiologist, or call (405) 271-6761
Please request data 4-6 weeks in advance - or visit the YRBS web pages
Additional YRBS data is available from OK2Share and national YRBS data is available from the CDC YRBS web pages
How do I get data about Perinatal and Reproductive Health?
Email Dana Coles, Perinatal and Reproductive Health Epidemiologist
Call (405) 271-6761 - Please request data 4-6 weeks in advance