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    Health Currents
    Center for Health Statistics
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756-3199

    Phone: 512-458-7261
    Fax: 512-458-7344


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    Health Currents System

    Note: The Health Currents System is no longer maintained by the Center for Health Statistics, and will not be available after July 1, 2015. Similar information can be found on Texas Health Indicators and Texas Health Data.


    The Health Currents System combines many sources of health related data into one convenient location. To use the system select one of the geographical areas from the box below and an information topic then click "Submit." Information about each topic is provided at the bottom of the page.

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    More Information on Health Topics

    • Demographic Measures

      • Population by Age, Gender and Race/Ethnicity
      • Population Change
      • Foreign Born Population

    • Socioeconomic Measures

      • SNAP (food stamp) Participants
      • Medicaid Clients
      • Per Capita Income
      • Persons Living in Poverty
      • Persons Without Health Insurance
      • Educational Attainment

    • Mortality Data

      • Deaths by Cause
      • Age Adjusted Death Rates by Cause
      • Infant Deaths
    • Natality    

      • Total Live Births  
      • Low Birth Weight
      • Adolescent Mothers
      • Fertility Rate
      • Medicaid Covered Births

    • Health Resources 

      • Acute Care Hospitals
      • Psychiatric Hospitals
      • Licensed Beds
      • Health Professions by Specialty
      • Migration for Birth

    • Communicable Diseases

      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
      • Body Fluid-Borne Pathogens
Last updated March 11, 2011