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Health Data : Data Portals

 
​​​​​​DHMH Data Portals:
 
Data portals are interactive websites that allow the user to query for data, create tables, and generate charts, graphs, or maps. Please explore the descriptions of data portals and click on it's corresponding link to enter the data portal.
 
 
The Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) contains data from an annual statewide telephone survey that tracks prevalence and trends over time for a wide variety of risk factors and health conditions. Maryland conducts approximately 11,000 interviews annuallly. 
 
Maryland Assessment Tool for Community Health (MATCH) features Vital Statistics data (births, deaths, population) and Health Services Cost Review Commission hospitalization data for Maryland residents.
 
The Maryland Cancer Survey (MCS) is part of an ongoing surveillance project to provide information on cancer screening rates, knowledge of cancer and cancer screening, and lifestyle factors related to cancer risk behaviors among Maryland residents age 40 years and older. In addition to overall cancer screening prevalence, the MCS reports the percentage of respondents up-to-date with certain screening tests based on screening intervals recommended by the American Cancer Society.
 
The Maryland Health Quality Portal contains information on health insurance plans, hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, and allied health professionals in Maryland.The information is intended for users to make more informed decisions about their health care.
 
The Medicaid eHealth Statistics website presents Medicaid data for the state of Maryland. Available data includes enrollment and eligibility, service graphs and maps, long-term care, and health care utilization data based on diagnostic groups. 
 
The Outcomes Measurement System (OMS) Datamart is designed to track adults, children, and adolescents receiving outpatient mental health treatment services in Maryland’s Public Mental Health System (PMHS). Data are available for the following life domains: living situation, employment/school, psychiatric symptoms, functioning, alcohol and substance use, legal system involvement, and general health, including smoking.
 
The Maryland Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) is a statewide survey of women who have recently delivered live born infants. PRAMS contains data on maternal behaviors and experiences that may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and includes questions relating to prenatal care, obstetric history, smoking, alcohol use, physical abuse, contraception, economic status, maternal stress, and infant health, assisted reproduction, contraceptive use, depression, oral health, chronic disease, physical activity, and infections.
 
Maryland’s SHIP provides data is used for accountability, local action, and public engagement to advance the health of Marylanders. Data for 39 critical health objectives are displayed for state and local areas. Race and ethnicity breakdowns are shown when possible.