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Data & Statistics
Epi Data Briefs and Data Tables

Epi Data Briefs are short (2-3 pages) publications that highlight data findings from varying Health Department programs and projects. For some topics, Epi Data Tables are available, which provide the data without additional description in table format. See end of page for a suggested citation.

  • NEW  Sexual Activity among HIV-Positive Persons in Care in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2014, No. 52
    Prevention with Positives Pilot Project, 2012-2013


  • NEW  Evacuation in New York City During Hurricanes Irene and Sandy
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2014, No. 51
    Community Health Survey 2012, 2013


  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City, 2000-2013
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 50
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013


  • Perceived Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 49
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011


  • Green Cart Evaluation, 2008-2011
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 48
    The Green Cart Evaluation Availability Survey
    Community Health Survey 2008, 2009, 2011


  • Heat-related Deaths in New York City, 2013
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2014, No. 47
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
    Community Health Survey 2012


  • Harm from Other People's Drinking in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2014, No. 46
    New York City Alcohol Survey


  • Ambient Noise Disruption in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2014, No. 45
    New York City Community Health Survey 2009
    311 Noise Complaints, 2009
    MPSI TrafficMetrix and New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
    United States Census Bureau


  • Describing the Food Environment in the South Bronx Neighborhood of Crotona-Tremont
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2014, No. 44
    Crotona-Tremont Food Envrionment Audit 2012


  • Uninsured Adults in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Table (PDF)
    March 2014, No. 43
    New York City Community Health Survey 2008 - 2012


  • Neighborhood Walkability and Physical Activity in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 42
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011
    New York City Walkability Scale


  • Food-related Anaphylaxis in New York City, 2006-2010
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 41
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2006-2010
    Statewide Planning and Research Collaborative System (SPARCS)2006-2010


  • Arthritis of the Hip or Knee and Physical Activity in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 40
    Community Health Survey 2012


  • Muscle-strengthening Activity among New Yorkers
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 39
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit Survey (PAT) 2011
    New York City Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011


  • Influenza in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF)
    January 2014, No. 38
    New York Citywide Immunization Registry 2012-2013
    Community Health Survey 2007-2012
    Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System 2010-2011


  • Bullying among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2013, No. 37
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2011


  • Diabetes and Its Complications
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2013, No. 36
    Statewide Planning and Research Collaborative System (SPARCS)2000-2011
    New York City A1C Registry 2012
    United States Data Renal System (USDRS)2000-2011
    Community Health Survey (CHS)2011


  • Prescription Drug Misuse and Illicit Drug Use among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2013, No. 35
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 1999 - 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 1999 - 2011


  • Federally Funded Health Centers in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2013, No. 34
    HRSA Health Center Site Directory
    HRSA Health Center Grantee UDS Reports
    HRSA Individual Health Center Data
    UDS Mapper
    Community Health Survey 2011


  • Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City, 2000-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2013, No. 33 (Updated)
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2012


  • Patterns of Opioid Analgesic Prescriptions for New York City Residents
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2013, No. 32
    NYS Prescription Monitoring Program


  • West Nile Virus among New York City Residents, 1999-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2013, No. 31
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 1999-2012


  • Walking Up Stairs in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2013, No. 30
    Community Health Survey 2010


  • Malaria in New York City 2004-2012
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2013, No. 29
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2004-2012


  • Diabetes-related Mortality in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    June 2013, No. 28
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2011
    National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) 1990-2010
    US Census 2000 and 2010, and intercensal estimates


  • Unintentional Opioid Analgesic Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City, 2011
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2013, No. 27
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2011
    NYS Prescription Drug Monitoring Program


  • Diabetes in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2013, No. 26
    Community Health Survey 2002-2011
    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey 1993-2001, 2011


  • Mental Health Conditions among Children Aged Six to 12 in NYC
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 25
    Child Community Health Survey 2009


  • Self-Rated General Health in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 24
    Community Health Survey 2011


  • Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    March 2013, No. 23
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2000-2010


  • Physical Activity Measured by Accelerometer: A Comparison of New York City and the Nation
    Data Brief (PDF)
    February 2013, No. 22
    New York City Physical Activity and Transit (PAT) Survey 2011
    National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003-2006
    US Census 2010


  • Alcohol Use and Health Risk Behaviors among New York City Youth
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    January 2013, No. 21
    NYC Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2011
    National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2011


  • Geographic Co-occurrence of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    December 2012, No. 20
    Health Department's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of STD Prevention and Control 2010
    Health Department's Bureau of TB Control 2010


  • Qualitative Data on Young Adult, Non-Daily Smokers in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2012, No. 19
    Focus Groups among Young Adult, Non-Daily Smokers 2011
    Community Health Survey 2002 and 2011


  • Benzodiazepines in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2012, No. 18
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2002-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2010
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2010


  • Retail Audit of Sugary Drinks in Six New York City Neighborhoods
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    September 2012, No. 17
    Sugary Drink Retail Audit 2011
    Community Health Survey 2009 


  • Pre-pregnancy Weight and Infant Mortality in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF) - Related Abstract (PDF)
    June 2012, No. 16
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2008-2010 


  • Opioid Analgesics in New York City: Prescriber Practices
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2012, No. 15
    NYS Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009 


  • Falls among Adults Aged 65 Years and Older in New York City 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2012, No. 14
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) 2007-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics 2007-2009


  • Unprotected Anal Intercourse among Young Men who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    February 2012, No. 13
    NYC HIV/AIDS Annual Surveillance Statistics 2009
    High Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2009-2011

  • Trends in Cigarette Use among Adults in New York City, 2002-2010
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2011, No. 12
    Community Health Survey 2002-2010
    National Health Interview Survey 2002-2010
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2001-2009


  • Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    November 2011, No. 11
    National Center for Health Statistics 2005


  • Drugs in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality Update 2009
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 10
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2009


  • Alcohol Use among New York City Adolescents in 2009
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 9
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009
    Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System 2009


  • Developmental Conditions and Delays in New York City Children 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    July 2011, No. 8
    Child Community Health Survey 2009
    National Survey on Children's Health 2007


  • Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance in New York City  
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    August 2011, No. 7
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2009 


  • Alcohol advertising visible from the street in retail-dense areas of New York City 
    Data Brief (PDF) - White Paper (PDF)
    July 2011, No. 6

  • Pandemic Influenza Surveillance in New York City, 2009-10 
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2011, No. 5
    Health Department's Bureau of Communicable Disease 2009-2010


  • Consumption of Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    May 2011, No. 4
    Community Health Survey 2009
    Child Health Survey 2009
    Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2009


  • Opioid Analgesics in New York City: Misuse, Morbidity and Mortality Update
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2011, No. 3
    National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008-2009
    Youth Development Survey 2008
    Drug Abuse Warning Network 2004-2009
    Health Department's Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of Chief Medical Examiner 2005-2009
    Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 2008-2009


  • Two New York City Child Safety Topics: Helmet Use and Injuries
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    April 2011, No. 2
    Child Health Survey 2009
    Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) 2008


  • Childhood Overweight, Physical Activity and "Screen-time" in New York City
    Data Brief (PDF) - Data Tables (PDF)
    October 2010, No. 1
    NYC FITNESSGRAM 2009-2010
    Child Health Survey 2009
Suggested citation:
[AUTHOR(S) OF BRIEF]. [TITLE OF BRIEF]. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Epi Data Brief (#); [MONTH YEAR].

For example:
Yau, R. Two New York City Child Safety Topics: Helmet Use and Injuries. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Epi Data Brief (2); April 2011.