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Macomb County

Data and Statistics


The Macomb County Health Department collects, analyzes and disseminates many different kinds of statistics on the health and health status of Macomb County residents.

Use this page to find health statistics for Macomb County or as a link to other state and federal health statistics resources.


Data Request Form

Individuals may request data from Macomb County Health Department (MCHD) by completing this form. MCHD reserves the right to deny any data requests based on available resources and confidentiality standards. It may not be possible to release data at the town level, depending on the data set, the size of the city/town, and whether or not it would be acceptable to have multiple years of data combined, because of the need to maintain confidentiality.

All data requests require at least 10 business days to process. Large or complex requests will require a longer time frame for completion. MCHD recommends starting requests for confidential data a minimum of 60 days prior to the project start date.

This is not equivalent to either a FOIA or records request for your personal health information.

MCHD does not provide data entry, data collection, data cleaning, data coding, or data transcription services.


Community Health Assessment

Macomb County Health Department has completed a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and is currently writing a Community Health Improvement Plan. You can find information on our process and read the CHA on our Community Health Assessment web page.


Performance Management

Macomb County Health Department utilizes a performance management system to ensure achievement of its mission, strategic plan and community health improvement plan. We want to know how well we and our partners are performing so we can adjust public health strategies accordingly.  Performance management scorecards are linked on our MCHD Performance Management web page.



What is a Behavioral Risk Factor Survey?

The Macomb County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) is a telephone survey of Macomb County residents and is the only source of county-specific, population-based estimates of the prevalence of various health behaviors, medical conditions, and preventive health care practices. The data is presented by age group, gender, race, education level and household income level. These results are used by health agencies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and others to develop and evaluate programs that promote the health of Macomb County citizens.

The 2015 Macomb County Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is currently being conducted by Michigan State University. A random sample of residents will be called during November and December to be invited to participate in the survey.

Macomb County Survey Results - Individual Years:

2015 - Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

2009 - Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

2005 - Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

2002 - Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

Michigan Survey Results: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Annual Reports

Macomb County's Health Profile Extracted from the MiBRFS, 2012 - 2014

A Compilation of MiBRFS data Comparing Macomb County and Michigan, 2005 - 2014

National Survey Results:

National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data

National Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Birth Information, Macomb County

Live Births by Minor Civil Division of Residence 1999 - 2013

Live Births by Race of Mother 1997 - 2013

Live Births by Age of Mother 1998 - 2013

Live Births by Ethnicity of Mother 2003 - 2013

Maternal and Child Health Indicators, Macomb County

Infant Deaths by Selected Characteristics of Newborn and Mother 1999 - 2013

Infant Death Rates by Selected Characteristics of Newborn and Mother 1999 - 2013

Live Births by Selected Characteristics of Newborn and Mother 1999 - 2013

Total Live Births by Race and Age of Mother  1999 - 2013

First Births by Race and Age of Mother 1999 - 2013

Less than 12th Grade Education of Mother by Race and Age 1999 - 2013

Number of Prenatal Visits - 5 or Less by Race and Age 1999 - 2013

No Prenatal Care by Race and Age 1999 - 2013

Low Birth Weight - Below 2500 Grams by Race and Age 1999 - 2013

Very Low Birth Weight - Below 1500 Grams by Race and Age 1999 - 2013

Mortality Information, Macomb County

Deaths by Minor Civil Division of Residence 1999 - 2013

Deaths by Race 1998 - 2013   

Deaths by Age 2000 - 2013

Deaths by Gender 2000 - 2013

Deaths by Cause 2000 - 2013 

Leading Causes of Death and Cause-Specific Rates Macomb County-Michigan-U.S. Residents 2000 - 2013 

Population Information

Birth & Death Projection for Macomb County 1990 - 2030

QuickFacts from the Census Bureau for Macomb County

2014 National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Report 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: Vital Records and Health Statistics - Macomb County 

Traffic Crash Information

Communicable Disease Information 

Other Resources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

American Community Survey (ACS)

BMI-Calculate Your Body Mass Index


Michigan Department of Community Health - Vital Statistics

Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 of 1978)

National Center for Health Statistics

National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey - NHANES

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments - SEMCOG

Any Questions?

If you have any questions on health statistics, give us a call at (586) 469-5699 or E-mail us now!