Community Data & Reports

Healthy Pima works together with state and local agencies to identify and collect current data, statistics, and reports that support Healthy Pima efforts. The list below includes local, state, and national reports that may be of use for examining pertinent community issues and designing, implementing, modifying, and/or funding new projects and/policies. 


2018 Pima County Community Assessment on Refugee Youth

This community assessment was conducted to assess the community's understanding and need around:

  • Behavioral health gaps and resources for refugee youth
  • Cultural competency and the refugee experience
  • Desired training opportunities

Overall findings suggest there is a need and desire for additional training for working with refugee youth across a variety of service providers in Tucson

For more information contact: Ambriel Willer, AmeriCorps.

Arizona Health Matters

Source of population data and community health information that can be used as a tool for community assessment, strategic planning, identifying best practices for improvement, collaboration, and advocacy. Data includes data on diabetes, older adults, substance misuse, chronic conditions, and more.

The site contains Pima County specific data from 2007 through 2016.

2017 Arizona Type 2 Diabetes Report

This report contains Tucson-specific data on: (1) percentage of type II diabetes patients ; (2)number of inpatient and outpatient diabetes mellitus cases; (3) charges per inpatient diabetes mellitus case; (4) percentage of type 2 diabetes patients receiving various insulin therapies; and others.

2016 Arizona Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2016 Highlights

This publication is an annual statistical review of the motor vehicle crashes in the State of Arizona for the calendar year 2016. It includes: (1) Historical trends; (2) Total crashes, fatalities, and injured by county; (3) Driver behavior breakdown; (4) Impaired driving; and more.


2017 Arizona Teen Driving Report

This report is a review of child deaths related to motor vehicle crashes in Arizona. This report includes: (1) years of potential life lost; (2) type of vehicle involved; (3) race/ethnicity of child death; (4) resident county of child death; and others.


Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence and generate enormous economic and personal costs. This fact sheet is provided by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and provides statistical information on falls in the U.S.

2016 Falls among Arizonans 65 years and older

Unintentional Falls were the leading cause of injury-related mortality among Arizona residents 65 years and older in 2016, on average accounting for two deaths every day. Preventable falls are costing lives, causing disability and loss of independence, and add a considerable load to our healthcare system.

This report was published by the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona Healthy Aging program.

2016 Arizona State Trauma Registry (ASTR): County Trauma Report

The report describes traumatic injury in each of Arizona's 15 counties using the ASTR. Data includes the: (1) rate of traumatic injury; (2) distribution of race/ethnicity-specific trauma rates; and (3) leading mechanisms of trauma - falls, firearms, and others.

2016 Substance Use Among Youth in Pima County

Two-sided handout on substance abuse among youth in Pima County.

Data sources include the Arizona Youth Survey, Medical Examiner's Office, Arizona Department of Health Services Hospital Discharge Data, and others.

For additional information contact: Raul Munoz, Pima County Health Department:

2016 Arizona Youth Survey

The Arizona Youth Survey was administered statewide to 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students during spring 2016 to assess the prevalence and frequency of youth substance use, gang involvement, and other risky behaviors, and to better understand the risk and protective factors that are correlated with these behaviors.

Survey highlights can be found on pages 9 and 10.

The data may be of use for examining pertinent community issues and designing, implementing, modifying, and/or funding new projects and/policies.

For additional information contact: Ashley Mully at

Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner-Forensic Science Center

The Medical Examiner's Office provides annual reports on any death in Pima County that is sudden, violent, unexpected, or in which the cause of death is unknown. Data includes mortality data on suicide, accidents, and overdoses.

Visit the link above and click "Resources/Reports" to view the annual reports from 2010-2016.



2009-2016 Arizona Bicyclist and Pedestrian Crash Map

Data from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) that covers reported traffic collisions involving a bicyclist or a pedestrian. The underlying data comes from ADOT; each year they release a public data set with codified information for each of the reported Motor Vehicle crashes. The data is also referred to as the ASDM (ADOT Safety Data Mart).


2016 Arizona Department of Transportation: Crash Facts

Annual statistical review of the motor vehicle crashes in the State of Arizona for the calendar year 2016. The results are compiled from Arizona Traffic Crash Reports submitted to the Arizona Department of Transportation by state, county, city, tribal, and other law enforcement agencies. Specific Pima County data includes: 1) economic loss due to motor vehicle crashes; 2) number of crashes - fatal and injury; 3) alcohol related crashes; and others.

2015 A Proposal for a Protected Bicycle Route in Tucson, Arizona, Feasibility and Implications for Public Health and Safety.

The idea of implementing a protected bike infrastructure in Tucson is explored in this report. The report focuses on using protected bike lanes to create a low-stress network for bike movement. It also creates a rubric and calibrates it against case-studies in New York City, Chicago, and Washington D.C., to analyze the potential streets in Tucson possess to host protected bike lanes.

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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 

The BRFSS survey is an annual state-wide survey of adults aged 18 years and older. The report summarizes data on health-related quality of life, preventative practices, barriers to healthcare, health risk behaviors, beneficial health practices, and health conditions and limitations as reported by Arizonans. The most recent report is from 2015.

2014 Tucson and Southern Arizona:  
A Desert Region Pursuing Better Health and Health System Performance

The southern Arizona region encompassing Tucson ranks in the top quartile among 306 U.S. regions on The Commonwealth Fund’s Scorecard on Local Health System Performance,  outperforming many other regions with similar socioeconomic characteristics.

CDC: Diagnosed Diabetes Prevalence

The CDC's County Data application allows you to view data and trends of diagnosed diabetes, obesity, and leisure-time physical inactivity at the national, state, and county levels. You will be able to access: 1) Arizona and Pima County 2013 data; 2) data on how Pima County compares with other counties, and 3) maps and motion charts to examine how changes in diabetes coincide with changes in obesity over time and by location. These data can help the public to better use existing resources for diabetes management and prevention efforts.

Injury among Residents of Pima County, arizona 2012

Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death among all residents in the state of Arizona, as well as in Pima County.

This report identifies the leading causes of injury among residents of Pima County in 2012 including: (1)  causes of unintentional injury-related deaths; (2) causes of unintentional injury-related inpatient hospitalizations; (3) inpatient hospitalizations due to unintentional falls by ages; and others.