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Health Statistics and Research

Statistical Registries
Image of man reviewing documents The Division of Statistical Registries collects data that can be analyzed to help solve our state’s public health problems. Registries include: Vital Events (birth, death, fetal death), Cancer and Immunization. Data comes from birth, death and fetal death records, all cases of treated or diagnosed cancer and immunization records.

Health Statistics
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Find out how to understand health statistics and conduct community health assessments in Statistical Resources . Get the most up-to-date health statistics information under News and Updates .

Health Research
Image of woman performing laboratory testing Get information on the Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement Program (CURE) , which awards grants for clinical, health services and biomedical research OR the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) , where we’re trying to find out why some babies are born healthy and others are not.