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​​​DHMH Virtual Data Unit:
Maryland's Source for Health Data & Statistics
Welcome to the website of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Virtual Data Unit (VDU). The VDU is the central hub for all Departmental health data and statistics. The mission of the VDU is to facilitate data access to all data users, define data measures for clear interpretation, improve methodologies for collecting, analyzing and disseminating data, and develop Departmental policies pertaining to data standards, access, release, and linkages. 
Please browse the website to explore the data available at DHMH. Data sources can be located by using the Keyword Search box below or by clicking on the health data categories shown in the left-hand column of this page. The health data categories will show data available within each DHMH administration. Data formats vary and include tables, maps, reports, and data portals. Data portals are interactive websites that allow the user to query for data, create tables, and generate charts, graphs, or maps. Additional data resources are added every day, so check back often.
DHMH Data Announcements
The 2013 Maryland Infant Mortality Report is now available!
2013 data is now available on the Maryland Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data portal.
Two new drug intoxication data briefs have been released:
The Drug and Alcohol Intoxication Deaths in Maryland, 2007-2013 is now available!  In 2014, VSA updated the methodology used to identify overdose deaths.  Since the updated methodology will be used in future reports, the data contained in the 2013 Annual Report above should serve as a baseline for comparison with future data.
2013 data on teen health behavior is now available from the Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
The Office of Population Health Improvment launched a new and improved State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) website!!!
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