Population Health Surveys & Data

Population health surveys are a significant part of the Health Department's work to monitor Vermonters’ health status and the contributors to health in our state.  With these surveys, we provide high-quality reporting on a comprehensive collection of health statistics. From data on pregnancy risk factors to adult smoking habits – and many health indicators in between – we collect, analyze and report the information necessary for data-driven public health policy and decision-making.

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Personal health behaviors — such as poor eating habits, lack of exercise, smoking and excessive drinking — have a major impact on the health of the population and contribute to the leading causes o

The Vermont Adult Tobacco Survey is a telephone survey of Vermont adults (18+).

College students represent a diverse yet distinct population with specific health risks and needs.

The School Health Profiles is a biannual set of surveys supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Adolescent and School H

Every other year, since 1993, the Health Department and the Agency of Education sponsor the Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).

Vermont PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System) is an ongoing survey of Vermont mothers who have recently given birth.