The Epidemiology Unit manages multiple data sources that are important for the practice of public health. Much of this data is accessible on the Web, through the links below. However, if you have more specialized data needs, please contact us. A data request form is available through the link below:
Demographic and Epidemiology Support Services:
and Service Request Form
The U.S. Census Bureau collects and reports data on population counts, age, race/ethnicity, income, and other demographic characteristics.
Additionally, the California Department of Finance maintains
state demographic data (primarily for planning and budgeting).
The California Department of Education collects data from physical fitness testing on all public school students in grades 5, 7, and 9 (California Physical Fitness Testing Program)
Additional information may be found in our
Childhood Health and Fitness page.