Massachusetts Health Information

Bureau of Health Information, Statistics, Research & Evaluation 

The Bureau monitors the health status of Massachusetts residents and identifies emerging trends. We collect legal, medical, and statistical information on births, deaths, cancers, health behaviors, and injuries. We issue certified copies of vital records. We provide research databases and technical assistance in their use. We interpret data to inform the public. We disseminate health information about at-risk groups, communities, and the Massachusetts population.

BRFSS Statewide Reports & Presentations 

View Statewide Reports and Presentations. 

Includes a Profile of Health Among Massachusetts Adults, 2012 (PDF)

Tip: This report has extensive references with links. Depending on your research goals, these links can lead to a lot of useful information, going either broader or deeper into a particular area.