Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS): Latest Data

health.data.ny.gov | Last Updated 8 Sep 2017

This dataset contains the latest community health indicator data available. New York State Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS) were developed in 2012, and are updated annually to consolidate and improve data linkages for the health indicators included in the County Health Assessment Indicators (CHAI) for all communities in New York.

Tags: community health indicators, county health assessment indicators, county data, dsrip, chirs, community health and chronic disease

This dataset has the following 17 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
County Namecounty_nametextFull county name.
Health Topic Numberhealth_topic_numbernumberHealth Topic ID number.
Health Topichealth_topictextFull title for the specific Health Topic area.
Indicator Numberindicator_numbertextUnique indicator identifier.
IndicatorindicatortextFull text description of the indicator.
Event Countevent_countnumberEvent counts for rate computations (numerators).
Average Number of Denominatoraverage_number_of_denominatornumberDenominator for rate computations.
Measure Unitmeasure_unittextResult type, rate or percentage.
Percent/Ratepercent_ratenumberIndicator value.
Lower Limit of 95% CIlower_limit_of_95_cinumberLower limit of 95% Confidence Intervals for percentage estimates from survey data.
Upper Limit of 95% CIupper_limit_of_95_cinumberUpper limit of 95% Confidence Intervals for percentage estimates from survey data.
Data Commentsdata_commentstextIndicates when the county data is unstable or suppressed due to small number of events.
QuartilequartiletextQuartile(s) that indicator estimate falls within.
Data Yearsdata_yearstextTime period for raw data used in indicator computation.
Data Sourcedata_sourcetextData sources for the raw data used in indicator computation.
Mapping Distributionmapping_distributionnumberGrouping of county rates for color shades in the map (value of "1" indicates the best group and "3" indicates the worst group).
LocationlocationlocationLatitude/longitude decimal degree coordinates for the region covered by the indicator, for use in mapping.