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Epidemiology


Contact Information
Epidemiology Unit
Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles

313 N. Figueroa Street, Suite 127
Los Angeles, CA 90012   MAP

Phone: (213) 240-7785
Fax: (213) 250-2594
Email: epi@ph.lacounty.gov
Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology (OHAE) websites

Data & Statistics

The Epidemiology Unit manages multiple data sources that are important for the practice of public health. In particular, the Epidemiology Unit standardizes and and provides data on life expectancy, childhood obesity, and demographics in Los Angeles County. This data can be accessed online through the links below.


  Life Expectancy

 

  Childhood Obesity

  • Childhood obesity prevalence of 5th, 7th, and 9th grade students enrolled in public schools in Los Angeles County. Estimates are calculated from statewide physical fitness testing data.
  • For recent childhood obesity data, please see the Key Indicators of Health report. To access reports on childhood obesity, please go to our Reports page.
  • For more specialized data needs, please fill out our data request form.

  Demographics


The Epidemiology Unit provides data request services. If you have a specialized data need, please fill out a data request form below.

Epidemiology Unit Data Request Form 


To access other health data, please go to LA HealthDataNow! or the appropriate program in the Department of Public Health.

For mortality data, please go to the Data Collection and Analysis Unit's data or reports pages.

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