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Community Health Data Base (CHDB)
The Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC) compiles local, population-based data for use in health planning, research, education and program development by local service organizations. The full datasets are available to Jeffersonians for use with SPSS or SAS statistical software. Check for locations of public computers with SPSS or SAS. Jefferson students, staff and faculty may download a copy of SPSS.
The CHDB is built around the Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey, which is administered every two years. U.S. Census and vital statistics data are also included. The Scott Library now subscribes to the data in two formats (Jefferson campus key required):
This source of local information is particularly strong because it contains:
AISR includes CHDB training in its faculty development curriculum and course-integrated instruction where appropriate.
Citation Notice - When presenting this data in any format use one of the two citations below:
Public Health Management Corporation's Southeastern Pennsylvania Household Health Survey, [Year].
For further information about the Community Health Data Base, please contact: