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The Abortion Records database includes data on abortions occurring in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesDHHS Division of Public HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Age, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Marital StatusState, Countyhttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_vs.aspxHealth Indicators: Pregnancy and Infant Health;#Population Information: Vital Records
  
The Nebraska Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance Program (ABLES) program tracks all adult blood lead tests performed in state. The reports indicate the patient's name, gender, age, address, blood lead level, and type of test (venous, capillary). The program objective is to improve adult blood lead surveillance in order to accurately measure trends in adult blood lead levels and prevent lead over-exposures.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesDHHS Division of Public HealthEnvironmental Health Unit, Office of Environmental Health Hazards & Indoor AirDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0548Program-levelAge, Gender, EmployerState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/OccHealth/Pages/Lead.aspx
  
Adult consumers who receive services funded through the Division of Behavioral Health are eligible to complete our consumer survey to tell us how satisfied they were with our services.  The survey measures their access to services, quality of services, outcomes from services, ability to participate in planning for services, functioning, social connectedness and general satisfaction from the services.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesDHHS Division of Behavioral HealthDHHS Division of Behavioral Health402-471-1423SampleAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicityweight and heightState, Behavioral Health Region
  
The American Community Survey (ACS) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau is an ongoing statistical survey that samples about 3 percent of the population every year, giving communities the information they need to plan investments and services. The ACS is the primary source for socio-economic data, especially for small geographies.
U.S. Census BureauCenter for Public Affairs Research (CPAR); Nebraska State Data Center402-554-2132SampleAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Income, Health Insurance, Poverty Status, Marital Status, Employment Status, Occupation, Parent/Guardian, Military ServicePlace of birth and citizenship status; did person have a child in the past year; ancestry; home value; when person moved into residence; etc.State, County, Zip Codecity/town; census tract; state legislative districtshttp://www.census.gov/acs/www
  
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) collects animal rabies testing from laboratories on a daily basis. Rabies remains a potentially serious public health problem in Nebraska, and is of concern to the public and a variety of professional and occupational groups in our state, including physicians, veterinarians, farmers and ranchers. Submission forms contain names, addresses, phone numbers of owners of animals tested and/or persons bitten.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-8820Program-levelAge, Gender, Parent/GuardianAddressState, Local Health Department, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/srd_rabies.aspx
  
The Nebraska Asbestos Control Program receives project notifications from licensees conducting asbestos abatement projects. The program also receives notifications from training providers that teach both initial and refresher courses for each of the individual disciplines it licenses.  It also inspects and audits these regulated entities and provides an enforcement presence to ensure the safety of individuals that may become exposed to this environmental hazard. These reports are entered into an Access database, and reports typically contain the following information: property owner name, address, phone number, date/time of project start, date/time of project end, location of project, information about the building, result of the test, type of test used, and licensee information.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthEnvironmental Health Unit, Office of Environmental Health Hazards & Indoor AirDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0548Program-levelCounty, Zip Code, Street Address
  
Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes. The database contains BAC data for all submitted sworn arrests reports along with demographic and geographic information.
Nebraska Department of Motor VehiclesNebraska Office of Highway Safety402-471-2515Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicitybody weight in lbs; date and time arrest; actual BAC level; type of BAC testState, Local Health Department, Behavioral Health Region, Countyhttp://www.transportation.nebraska.gov/nohs/index.htmlYes
  
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a random-digit dial telephone survey of non-institutionalized adults 18 and older conducted annually in all U.S. states and territories to capture data on a wide variety of health-related behaviors, conditions, and attitudes.  The surveillance system is based on a research design developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and used in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories. The system aims to target health education and risk reduction activities throughout Nebraska in order to lower rates of premature death and disability.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-7733SampleAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Education, Income, Health Insurance, Marital Status, Employment Status, Occupation, Pregnancy Status, Military ServiceDisabilityState, Local Health Departmenthttp://www.dhhs.gov/brfss
  
The Birth Certificates database includes information on birth certificates in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Health Insurance, Marital Status, Parent/GuardianState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresslatitude/longitude; census tracthttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_vs.aspx
  
The Birth Certificates – Adoption dataset includes the information supplied on the decree of the adopted child.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Health Insurance, Marital Status, Parent/GuardianState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresslatitude/longitude; census tract
  
In 1990, the U.S. Congress enacted the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Reduction Act. To fulfill the requirements of this act, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. The nationwide program targets women who are the least likely to participate in regular screening exams. Nebraska’s program is called Every Woman Matters. The program’s screening guidelines are for women 40-64 years old, and the income levels are set at 225% of the poverty level set by the federal government.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthLifespan Health Services Unit, Office of Women's & Men's Health ProgramsDHHS Women's and Men's Health Program402-471-1693Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Education, Income, Health Insurance, Poverty StatusGeographic LocationState, Local Health Department, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://www.med-itweb.com
  
The purpose of the cancer registry is to gather data that describes how many Nebraska residents are diagnosed with cancer, what types of cancer they have, what type of treatment they receive, and the time and quality of survival after diagnosis. Cancer registry data is collected monthly from hospitals, clinics, and physicians into the database. This data is put to a variety of uses both inside and outside of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Within the agency, they monitor records closely from year to year to determine trends that are developing, and to see how Nebraska’s cancer experience compares to the rest of the nation. Outside of DHHS, the registry has furnished information to many individuals, institutions, and organizations, such as the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society (ACS), and CDC.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0553Population-based (complete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Health Insurance, Marital Status, Employment Status, Occupation, Employer, Parent/Guardian, Military ServiceaddressCounty, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_cancer_index.aspx
  
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthLifespan Health Services Unit, Office of Women's & Men's Health ProgramsDHHS Women's and Men's Health Program402-471-1693Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Education, Income, Health Insurance, Poverty Statusgeographic locationState, Local Health Department, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://www.med-itweb.com
  
The Nebraska Legislature created the Child Death Review Team (CDRT) in 1993, in order to review, evaluate, and prevent cases of unexpected and unexplained child deaths. The purpose of the CDRT also includes developing an understanding of the number and causes of child death, and advising the governor, legislature, other policymakers and the public on changes that might prevent them. All child deaths are individually reviewed for type of death and preventability.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthDHHS Lifespan Health Services Unit402-471-9048Population-based (complete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Health Insurance, Parent/GuardianState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/lifespanhealth_cdrteam_reports.aspxYes
  
The Nebraska Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program tracks all blood lead tests performed on Nebraska children. The reports indicate the patient's name, gender, age, address, blood lead level, and type of test (venous or capillary). The data represent all cases of Nebraska children under 7 years old who have had their blood lead level (BLL) tested and reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services by physicians, clinics, laboratories and hospitals, as required by Nebraska law.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthEnvironmental Health Unit, Office of Environmental Health Hazards & Indoor AirDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0548Program-levelAge, Gender, Parent/GuardianCounty, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/LeadData.aspx
  
The mission of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is to serve and protect the public by providing control, humane care, and program opportunities for those individuals placed in its custody and supervision, thereby facilitating their return to society as responsible persons.
Nebraska Department of Correctional ServicesNebraska Department of Correctional Services402-479-5662Other/UnknownAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Martial Status, Employment Status, Employer, Military ServiceCountyYes
  
The Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act (NCIAA) seeks to protect the public health and welfare by prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment. The Clean Indoor Air Program receives complaints via phone, email and a web-based complaint form. Complaints and inspections are then entered into the database and then forwarded to the local public health department in the jurisdiction for enforcement.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthEnvironmental Health Unit, Office of Environmental Health Hazards & Indoor AirDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-8320Program-levelState, County, Zip Code, Street Address
  
The daycare database consists of sanitation and food safety inspections of child care centers licensed in Nebraska. Inspections are conducted when the facility opens and then occur biannually, unless complaints on the facility are reported to DHHS. Currently, only written comments are entered into the database.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthEnvironmental Health Unit, Office of Drinking Water & Environmental HealthDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-6435Program-levelZip Code, Street AddressYes
  
The Death Certificates database includes data on deaths occurring in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Marital Status, Occupation, Parent/Guardian, Pregnancy Status, Military ServiceState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresslatitude/longitude; census tracthttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_vs.aspx
  
The Decennial Census is mandated in the Constitution to occur every 10 years so that the House of Representatives can be reapportioned to the states based upon population totals. It is the main source for accurate information on age, gender, race, and home ownership, among a few other variables.
U.S. Census BureauCenter for Public Affairs Research (CPAR); Nebraska State Data Center402-554-2132CensusAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Parent/Guardianhousing tenure (owner/renter); relationship to householderState, County, Zip Codecity/town; census tract; anything that can be aggregated by blockshttp://www.census.gov/
  
The Dissolution Certificates database includes data on divorce records in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Age, Race/EthnicityState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_vs.aspx
  
A drug recognition expert (DRE) is a law enforcement officer trained to recognize impairment in drivers under the influence of drugs other than, or in addition to, alcohol. The DRE tracking system collects certain data entered by law enforcement officers regarding the results of evaluations conducted on subjects suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. The data entered into the system include the agency making the arrest, date of evaluation, gender of subject, race of subject, time of evaluation, and suspected drug category and toxicology reports (if available).
Nebraska Office of Highway SafetyNebraska Office of Highway Safety402-471-3880Population-based (incomplete)Gender, Race/EthnicityState
  
The Enhanced HIV/AIDS Reporting System (eHARS) is a browser-based application provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nebraska’s HIV Surveillance Program uses eHARS to collect, manage and report Nebraska’s HIV/AIDS cases surveillance data to CDC. eHARS is a database of demographic, geographic, and risk information on all people diagnosed and/or living with HIV in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthHealth Promotion Unit, Infectious Disease PreventionDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-1407Population-based (incomplete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Pregnancy StatusState, Local Health Department, Behavioral Health Region, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://www.hhs.state.ne.us/dpc/hiv.htm
  
Electronic Commitment Reporting Application is used to report persons who have been adjudicated as a mental defective in response to the U.S. Federal Brady Bill. All information contained is confidential, however semi-annual reports to the legislature are made to confirm information flow to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesDHHS Division of Behavioral Health402-471-7821CensusGender, Race/EthnicityCounty
  
Nebraska EMS and trauma rules and regulations provide the basis for the Nebraska data elements contained in the Nebraska EMS database. The mission of the EMS Program is to strengthen emergency care through cooperative partnerships to promote the well-being of the citizens of Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthCommunity & Rural Health Planning Unit, Office of EMS/Trauma SystemDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-3578Population-based (complete)Age, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Parent/Guardian, Pregnancy StatusState, Local Health Department, Behavioral Health Region, County, Zip Code, Street AddressDHHS EMS and Trauma RegionsYes
  
EvaluationWeb collects data surrounding the activities of HIV counseling and testing. Data collected ranges from demographics, patient risk factors, agency activities, and co-infections. The purpose of EvaluationWeb is to provide data to better monitor and strengthen HIV prevention activities.
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0362Program-levelAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Pregnancy StatusState, County, Zip Code
  
The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) is a nationwide census providing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Congress, and the American public yearly data regarding fatal injuries suffered in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Analysts in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico collect data from their state crash systems and send them to FARS to form a national database.
Nebraska Department of Highway SafetyNebraska Department of Roads402-479-4645Population-based (complete)Age, Gender, Race/EthnicityState, CountyCityhttp://www.nhtsa.gov/FARS
  
The Fetal Death Certificates database includes data on fetal deaths occurring in Nebraska. Fetal deaths are required to be reported if the child reached at least 20 weeks gestation.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic HealthVital Records Unit, Certification/Birth RegistrationDHHS Division of Public Health402-471-0355Population-based (incomplete)Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Parent/GuardianState, County, Zip Code, Street Addresshttp://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/ced_vs.aspx
  
Through an agreement with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), the Health Professions Tracking Service (HPTS) was established to track and maintain data on healthcare professionals and facilities throughout Nebraska. Today, HPTS is located at the UNMC College of Public Health and maintains a relational database on licensed healthcare and behavioral health professionals and facilities in the State of Nebraska. The HPTS staff maintains and provides data to support studies that impact workforce planning, DHHS shortage area designations, family practice migration studies, Nebraska’s Health Alert Network, grant funding, research and various business processes.
University of Nebraska Medical CenterUNMC Health Professions Tracking Service402-559-2972Other/UnknownAge, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Education, Employment Status, Occupation, EmployerState, County, Zip Code, Street AddressGeocoded to street addresshttp://www.unmc.edu/publichealth/hpts/
  
The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) maintains a sophisticated crash data system, which collects, categorizes, and analyzes crashes on all roads in Nebraska. Crash data is obtained for all reportable traffic accidents investigated by law enforcement officers in Nebraska.
Nebraska Department of RoadsNebraska Department of Roads402-479-4645Population-based (complete)Age, GenderState, CountyCityhttp://www.transportation.nebraska.gov/
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