500 Cities Project: Local Data for Better Health

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The 500 Cities project is a collaboration between the CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the CDC Foundation. It’s purpose is to provide city and census-tract-level small area estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the largest 500 cities in the United States.

At least one city from each state is included with the state of California having 120 of the 500 cities included in the project. You can find the 500 Cities Project and other data sets on the Population Health Sciences portal page under Data Sets.

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