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Details for Service State Center for Health Statistics
Service Name State Center for Health Statistics Program Name Data Collection and Analysis
Goal Manage resources to provide effective and efficient delivery of services to North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that children and/or adults receive needed and effective health and safety services through data tracking, research and evaluation.
Division Division of Public Health
Service Description The State Center for Health Statistics (SCHS) documents the occurrence of disease and disability in North Carolina and their effect on the population.  SCHS also provides expert research and analyses to help address health policy issues affecting the state.  SCHS serves a variety of customers, including federal, state, and local agencies; researchers; and the general public.  Services offered by SCHS include: 
  • Providing analyses about the health of North Carolinians.
  • Ensuring that timely, accurate and high-quality health-related data are available.
  • Collaborating with other public and private agencies to improve the availability of health databases and their analyses.
  • Supporting the Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in data processing, survey operations and statistical analyses.

Health data collection, coordination, analysis and dissemination activities are carried out by data analysts, data managers and quality and field services staff. These staff ensure data and analyses meet timeliness and quality needs of public health programs, researchers and the public to reduce the burden of disease in North Carolina.

The service benefits the general population of North Carolina.

Web Site http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/ Year First Initiated 1913
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change 1/1/1901
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Statute GS Chapter 130A-371-130A-374-Article 7
State Statute GS Chapter 130A-Article 5

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2024 SFY 2023-2024 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0