Researchers can access a variety of publicly available CHIS data files and web
tools. These CHIS data products include downloadable data sets and easy-to-read
PDF documents. In addition, local county health departments can request data
files specific to their county. Please explore below for more information.
Public Use Data Files (PUF)
AskCHIS NE© API
The AskCHIS NE© Application Programming Interface (API) gives web
developers, programmers, and data analysts on-demand access to the most
current, authoritative, health information from AskCHIS NE©.
For a web developer, this means programmatic access to estimates
essential for data portals, visualizations, and clinical
applications. For data analysts, it means bringing granular health
information directly into statistical software that can be merged
with outside data for a more layered research and analysis.
For more information, contact
Dummy Data Files
Researchers can apply to analyze confidential CHIS data, data sensitive
variables and/or geo-coded data through the CHIS Data Access Center (DAC).
Access to confidential CHIS data requires a research application, review,
Data Access Center Project (DAC)
Data Estimate Request (DER)
Special Use Research File (SURF)
Local Health Departments