How to Contact Us


Phone: Regular Mail:
  Main CHS line (512) 776-7261   Center For Health Statistics
  Toll free in Texas (866) 239-7279   Department of State Health Services
  FAX Number (512) 776-7344   Mail Code: 1898
Email CHS   Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Basic Contact Information


Contacts by Topic:
  Topic   Phone
  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Health Professions Resource Center
Map Requests/GIS Tech Assistance
Nursing Workforce Data Section
Vital Statistics Reporting Services
Population and Census Data Assistance
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

(512) 776-6579
(512) 776-6541
(512) 776-6750
(512) 776-6723
(512) 776-7509
(512) 776-2520
(512) 776-2564


How to submit a data request:
Submit data requests by email or regular mail. Be sure to include the following information:

  • Name and contact info
  • The precise data value you need (births with no prenatal care, ...)
  • Type of data (raw counts, rates, ...)
  • Time period and time units (1999-2002 by year, 2001 by month, ...)
  • Geographic coverage (all Texas, a particular county, ...)
  • Aggregation unit (by county, by public health region, ...)
  • Data breakdowns (age, gender, race/ethnicity, ...)
  • Preferred data format (delimited text, spreadsheet, database, ...)
  • Additional notes:

  • For public health regions, be sure to specify whether you want the 11 Public Health Regions or the 8 Health Service Regions.  For age breakdowns, specify the age groupings needed
    Last updated February 23, 2015