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Public Health Research Guide: Resources for Public Health Educators

An introduction to resources that will assist in Public Health research.

Central Ohio Public Health Statistical Databases


Central Ohio Data Access Tools - if you are on the open web the address is: This is a collection of reports and statistics from many organizations in the State of Ohio.  There are three places to find information here.

  • Do it yourself Datasource- You will need to create a user account to use this section. Registered users can create maps, tables and graphs for Franklin County zip codes.
  • Community Indicators - These are published reports on various community issues including health, safety, education, income and employment.
  • Research Clearinghouse - These are published research reports on community issues in Central Ohio including health, mental health and safety issues.  These are full text pdf files that are available to download.

Franklin County Board of Health  This is a link to  health statistical reports for Franklin County.  You will find reports on vital statistics, infant mortality rates, injuries and other health issues.

Vital Statistics State of Ohio Department of Health  Ohio Dept. of Health data and vital statistics. Here you can find information on Hospitals in Central Ohio, vital statistics and more.