PLACES: Local Data for Better Health

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PLACES is an extension of the original 500 Cities Project that provided city and census tract estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive services use for the 500 largest US cities. The PLACES Project provides model-based population-level analysis and community estimates to all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) across the United States. 

Resources & Tools

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Our Favorite Data Sources
Story - Original
Published on 04/08/2024
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How to use CDC PLACES
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Thriving Together: Place
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