Health Statistics

Statistical Information

Most statistical data available in Ohio is measured at the city (Columbus), county or state level. The resources below are intended to help you find and/or understand data specific to Franklin County.

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Franklin County HealthMap 2013
Leading causes of death (WHO, CDC)
County health rankings
Franklin County Health Assessments
Ohio Family Health Survey (OFHS)
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Healthy People 2010/2020
City-data.com
Hometown Locator
Public Health Partners
Surveillance
Data
Public Health Policy

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Research Agencies / Organizations

FCPH only collects a limited amount of data about our communities - most of it tied to certain programs. If you need data about a particular disease or disability, check the local chapter of the associated national program. For example, need information about diabetes? Check out the Central Ohio Diabetes Association website.

The agencies and organizations listed below represent a small sample of groups that work with Franklin County data. They may also be able to answer questions related to specific communities within Franklin County.

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Local Public Health Agencies
Other county health departments (Delaware, Fairfield, Licking, etc.)
Community Research Partners (CRP)
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO)
United Way of Central Ohio
Access Health Columbus
Ohio State University College of Public Health
Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Census Bureau (American Factfinder)
Surveillance (IDRS, etc.)
Vital stats (Birth and death certificates: Franklin County and Columbus)
National Research Agencies
Central Ohio Hospital Council

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Frequently Asked Questions

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I am looking for info about (insert disease) in (insert community). What kind of zip code level data do you have?
We do not collect zip code level data. Most information that you find will be county or state level. Check the statistical information page for info about how to find relevant data.
I need a birth/death certificate. Can you help me?
Columbus Public Health (the city health department) provides all the vital statistics services for the county. Please call (614) 645-7331 or (614) 645-7333 or check their website.
What Healthy People 2010 focus areas does the Franklin County Public Health follow?
We have a strategic plan which is based on the 10 Essential Services and though we don’t directly reference Healthy People, NACCHO or other national organizations, we do make sure that our work corresponds with the larger public health community.

If you have questions, email Beth Pierson.

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