Research

2016 Profile of State Public Health

The ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health (Profile) is the only comprehensive source of information about state and territorial public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the Profile aims to define the scope of state and territorial public health services, identify variations in practice among state and territorial public health agencies, and contribute to the development of best practices in governmental public health. The Volume Four Profile highlights the descriptive findings from the 2016 round of surveys.

For the most significant discoveries from the 2016 report, check out our Top Findings!

 

Full Profile Report

2016 ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health Report Cover

The full report of the ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health, Volume Four, published in November 2017, includes the results of the complete survey, as well as analyses by geographic region, population size, and governance classification, where relevant. The report compares of the results of Volume Four with previous volumes where relevant.

ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health, Volume Four (PDF) [13.9 MB]
The complete report, including profiles of all responding agencies.

Profile Data by Agency
Individual profiles of responding agencies.

Interactive Map

US Map Click the map to access ASTHO's interactive map; sort by agency characteristics, explore longitudinal data, and discover more about individual health agencies.

Information for Researchers

Researchers can access the survey instrument and codebook for volume four of the Profile, as well as a master codebook for all four Profile survey rounds to date and other survey materials. Retrieve the materials here »