John Rudzinskas, MBA
Research Program Specialist I, with the California Departmentof Public Health (CDPH), Public Health Policy and Research Branch, Assessment andPolicy Section, Data Analysis Reporting Unit prepared this report.
Research Program Specialist I, with the CDPH, Public HealthPolicy and Research Branch, Assessment and Policy Section, Data Analysis ReportingUnit independently peer reviewed the tables and thematic maps.
Scott Fujimoto, MD, MPH
with the CDPH, Public Health Policy and Research Branch,was an advisor and evaluator of the data analysis.
, with the Department of Finance provided the 2012 race/ethnicpopulation estimates by county with age and sex detail.
Michael Curtis, PhD
Carina Saraiva, MPH
with the CDPH, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program for providing direction in accessing the most currentbreastfeeding information.
with the CDPH, Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Branch providedchlamydia and gonorrhea case incidence data.
with the CDPH, Tuberculosis Control Branch provided tuberculosiscase incidence data.
Matt Facer, PhD
with the CDPH, Office of AIDS provided AIDS case incidence data.
with the CDPH, Public Health Policy and Research Branch, HealthInformation and Research Section, Data Quality Management Unit matched the birthand infant death records from the Birth and Death Statistical Master Files to create theBirth Cohort-Perinatal Outcome Files of linked births and deaths.
with the CDPH, Information Technology Services Division, ApplicationDevelopment and Support Branch, Health and Administrative Support Section preparedthe Web page and data links for the Internet version of the report and county summarytables.Health Information and Strategic Planning staff, who collected, coded, and edited birthand death certificates, the basis of the Birth and the Death Statistical Master Files.Cover Photography by
: The Capitol in early spring.