Data Resources

  • Assessing HIV AIDS Prevention Services in Three Connecticut Cities

    This report analyzes whether preventative services offered by the Connecticut Department of Public Health are reaching priority populations (focusing on New Haven, Hartford, and Willimantic).

    Dec. 31, 2010


  • CARE: Health & Achievement

    CARE conducted a survey of over 1,000 5th and 6th graders' health and academic achievement. The results showed that students with better health habits were more likely to math, reading, and writing goals.

    Nov. 27, 2010


  • A city's well-being

    This article from the Yale Public Health magazine takes a closer look at the work done by Jeanette Ickovics and the researchers in CARE. It provides readers with an idea of what it is like to work at CARE, mapping New Haven neighborhoods and surveying local residents to learn about their health needs.

    Nov. 1, 2010


  • William W. Backus Hospital: 2010 Community Health Needs Assessment

    The purpose of this study, carried out by William W. Backus Hospital in 2010, was to gather current statistics and qualitative feedback on the key issues facing service area residents. There are three componenets: a secondary data profile, a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, and focus groups. The report explores demographics, general health status, and specific areas of interest.

    Sep. 3, 2010


  • CARE Community Dialogues Report 2009

    These community dialogues were organized after CARE finished conducting its 2009 health survey in order to share the survey results, with a focus on the information particularly relevant to each neighborhood.

    Jun. 30, 2010


  • CARE’s Neighborhood and School Survey — An Innovative Survey Approach

    CARE's Neighborhood and School Survey, part of their Community Interventions for Health initiatives, gathered data about chronic disease and associated risk factors. This article analyzes the methods used in the survey.

    May. 31, 2010