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.
- Childhood obesity prevalence of 5th,
7th, and 9th grade students enrolled in
public schools in Los Angeles County.
Estimates are calculated from statewide
- For recent childhood obesity data,
please see the
Key Indicators of
Health report. To access
reports on childhood obesity, please go to
- For more specialized data needs, please
fill out our
The Epidemiology Unit provides data request services.
If you have a specialized data need, please fill out a data request form below.
Unit Data Request Form
other health data, please go to
or the appropriate
program in the
Department of Public Health.
mortality data, please go to the Data Collection and Analysis