Take a quick tour of FLHealthCHARTS.com’s features and functionality.
Profile reports give you a quick look at health statistics focused on a particular
topic. This tutorial provides a summary of the functions in these reports.
Viewers show four perspectives of a health indicator: trend lines, maps and data
tables with trends and all 67 counties for a selected year. Learn to operate all
the functions of the four-panel viewer with this quick tutorial.
The interactive Community Map tool provides visual access to data for the 30 leading
causes of death and select birth indicators at the census tract and ZIP code level
for all 67 counties. Get the most out of this tool by exploring this 9 page tutorial.
Query Systems Tutorial
Query systems allow you to select the specific combinations of data you need from
a wealth of birth, death, marriage, divorce or population data. This tutorial provides
an overview of ways to customize the data to meet your needs.
Reportable and Infectious
Diseases - Frequency Report
The frequency report is based on reportable disease information received by the
Florida Department of Health. Use this tool to generate your own reportable and
infectious diseases report from the Merlin system.
Measure of Variability
Are you wondering about statistical significance? If so, review this overview of
the measure of variability. Learn how it is used in FLHealthCHARTS.com.
The schedule lists sources of FLHealthCHARTS data and provides established timeframes
for annual updates to FLHealthCHARTS.com.
FLHealthCHARTS.com User Guide
This guide provides useful information about how to use the FLHealthCHARTS.com website.
It includes information about data sources, rate calculations, report types and
interactive maps. Each chapter also includes several practice exercises to help
users learn to use the different features of the site.
Rates and Formulae
This document details calculations used in the Vital Statistics Annual Report and
in this system.
ICD-10 - International
Statistical Classification of Diseases, tenth revision
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is designed to promote international
comparability in the collection, processing, classification, and presentation of
mortality statistics. This includes providing a format for reporting causes of death
on the death certificate.
View recorded webinars about FLHealthCHARTS and retrieve training materials here.
Using Teen Birth Data in FLHealthCHARTS.com
This webinar focuses on teen births. Actual versus Expected performance measures were presented with explanation about where to find the indicators used to create the Actual versus Expected Teen Births and Repeat Teen Births by County Report. Using the FLHealthCHARTS Community Map and Birth Query System to identify zip codes and census tracts where teen births occur was demonstrated.
Using FLHealthCHARTS for Community Health Planning, July 2017
This webinar features information on how to use CHARTS when working on Community Health Assessments (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIP). A demonstration was given on how to find birth data for a specific age group in the Profile Reports, 4-Panel Viewers, Query Systems, and Community Map in order to incorporate these tools into community health improvement planning.
Overview for Public Health Nursing Leaders, June 2017
This session demonstrates a fast-paced overview of all features of FLHealthCHARTS,
including Profile Reports, 4-Panel Viewers, the Birth Query System, BRFSS indicators,
and the new Community Map.
Fetal & Infant Mortality Webinar, May 2017
This webinar features a look at maternal and child health indicators with a focus
on fetal and infant mortality data. We discuss data interpretation tools such as
quartiles, measure of variability and statistical significance of trends; and we
demonstrate creating customized reports using the query systems. The webinar concluded
with a document proving links to specific CHARTS measures which is available as
a PDF file.
Health Disparities and Closing the Gap
This webinar features an overview of FLHealthCHARTS.com, information about the Closing
the Gap Grant Program sponsored by the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity,
and reports and data to assess health disparities and the populations in which they
This session demonstrates using FLHealthCHARTS to obtain data about chronic diseases.
The Leading Causes of Death and Chronic Disease Profile Reports are featured. Also
included are rate types as seen using data viewers. The Death Query System’s leading
causes of death report is used as an example for report customization.
for County Health Department Medical Directors, March 2017
This session demonstrates an overview of all features of FLHealthCHARTS.
Maternal and Child
Health, February 2017
This session demonstrates using FLHealthCHARTS and the Life Course Indicators Report
to obtain maternal and child health data. FLHealthCHARTS profile reports, indicator
viewers, query systems are featured. The Life Course Indicators Report and links
to FLHealthCHARTS for its county-level measures are highlighted.
Reportable and Infectious
Diseases, January 2017
This session provides a brief FLHealthCHARTS overview and explores the Reportable
Diseases query system.