Chicago Data Reports
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention & Data Report
Chicago has made great progress in reducing childhood lead poisoning. This report presents recent data related to blood lead testing and the prevalence of elevated blood lead levels in children. CDPH uses this data to understand how well our strategies to eliminate childhood lead poisoning are working and to guide our future actions.
HIV Infection Risk, Prevention, & Testing Behaviors Among Gay, Bisexual,
and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men National HIV Behavioral Surveillance,
Chicago, 2014 and 2017
The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) analyzed data from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) system in Chicago to assess sexual behaviors, substance use behaviors, health care and HIV services utilization behaviors, and HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men (MSM). This report summarizes findings from the two most recently completed MSM cycles that took place in 2014 and 2017 and intends to describe the HIV behavioral risk factors of Chicago MSM by race and ethnicity and age. CDPH's surveillance system allows us to better integrate our efforts to help community partners and Chicagoans understand the HIV epidemic and to direct HIV services funding to where it is needed the most.
HIV + STI Data Report (2021)
The annual CDPH HIV/STI Data Report presents data for new and prevalent cases of HIV, new diagnoses of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and congenital syphilis and highlights how HIV is impacting transgender persons. The report also provides a summary of the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) and programmatic data obtained from Population Centered Health Homes (PCHH) in our HIV Services Portfolio.
Maternal Morbidity and Mortality (2019)
Pregnant and postpartum women in the United States, especially women of color, are experiencing adverse outcomes related to pregnancy at increasing rates. Download this report to see Chicago-specific data that complements the statewide Illinois Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Report.
The State of Health for Blacks in Chicago (2021)
This first-of-its-kind report presents a unique perspective on how to define, measure, analyze and discuss health and health equity for Black Chicagoans. Download this report to see data on the health conditions in Chicago that drive the racial life expectancy gap.
Opioid Surveillance Report (2019)
This report provides key data on opioid-related overdose in Chicago, who is affected by opioid-related overdose deaths, where opioid-related overdose deaths occur, and what types of opioids are involved in opioid-related deaths.
Voices of Child Health in Chicago
The Voices of Child Health in Chicago is a program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago that focuses on surveying Chicagoans to better understand the issues that impact child health in our city. By asking Chicagoans directly about child health, they gain important perspectives and insights that sometimes can be overlooked in health research and policies.
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The city has many Fact Sheets and Reports that cover the latest public health key indicators, data and insights.