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Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW)
Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this web site aims to provide users with high quality data that will help them assess the community’s health and determinant of health, and then to prioritize areas for intervention.   It also aims to link health indicators with evidence-based interventions. Many resources below national level.
The site allows searches of the indicators by:
Topic (e.g., a disease, condition, age group or sociodemographic characteristic), such as

  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Demographics
  • Disabilities
  • Health behaviors
  • Health risk factors
  • Hospital referral region
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal and infant health
  • Social determinants of health


  • National
  • State
  • County
  • Hospital referral regions

By Initiative

  • County Health Rankings,
  • Healthy People 2020,
  • Community Health Status Indicators,
  • CMS Community Indicators. 

A query produced over 100 indicators containing CMS Community Indicators for IN (including for Terre Haute, South Bend, Munster, Muncie, Lafayette, Indy, Gary, Fort Wayne, and Evansville)
Found over 100 indicators containing IN and Gary, e.g., acute hospital readmissions (count and %), Medicare beneficiaries by race, ambulatory surgical centers, and many for specific conditions, ages, Medicare status, etc.