Data Visualization

Our data visualization resources offer a variety of options to help understand the significance of key health indicator data by placing it in a visual context. Patterns, trends, and associations that may otherwise go undetected or overlooked can be clearly exposed and communicated with an effective visualization approach. The Centers’ data visualization collection includes a range of resources from simple infographics to interactive dashboards that enable users to customize products based on specific needs.


  • Maps

    • Chronic Disease mapChronic Disease Indicators for Population Health

      Centers for Disease Control

      The chronic disease indicators (CDI) are a set of surveillance indicators developed by consensus among the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD). The indicators […]
    • IHME MapUnited States Health Map

      Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

      The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation has developed an interactive visualization based on indicators that speak to the state of health in the United States at the county level for both sexes. The interactive map includes data on different types of cancers, major causes of death, life […]
    • Atlas Plus MapsAtlas Plus: Social Determinants of Health County and State Maps

      Centers for Disease Control

      The American Community Survey is an ongoing survey, facilitated by the United States Census Bureau, that provides vital population information on a yearly basis about the nation. The data from this survey is used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create static maps that highlight […]
    • 500 Cities Project Maps500 Cities Project Maps: Local Data for Better Health

      Centers for Disease Control

      The 500 Cities Project provides city- and census tract-level small area estimates for the largest 500 Cities in the United States. These data are derived from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and have been incorporated into interactive and static maps. Measures for the 500 […]
    • CDC Obesity MapAdult Obesity Prevalence Map

      Centers for Disease Control

      The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) created maps to illustrate the prevalence of self-reported obesity among U.S. adults by state and territory according results from Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System surveys. BRFSS is the world’s largest, on-going telephone health survey system, […]