Research Analyst II, and
Alicia Van Hoy,
Research Analyst II, withthe California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Public Health Policy and ResearchBranch, Planning and Data Analysis Unit prepared this report.
with the Department of Finance provided the 2007 race/ethnic populationestimates by county with age and sex detail.
Michael Curtis, PhD
Carina Saraiva, MPH
with the CDPH, Maternal, Child andAdolescent 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.
Mark Damesyn, Dr PH
Brian D. Bannister
with the CDPH, Office of AIDSprovided AIDS case incidence data.
with the CDPH, Public Health Policy and Research Branch, DataQuality Management Unit matched the birth and infant death records from the Birth andDeath Statistical Master Files to create the Birth Cohort-Perinatal Outcome Files oflinked births and deaths.
with the CDPH, Public Health Policy and Research Branch, Planning andData Analysis Unit prepared the Web page and data links for the Internet version of thereport and county summary tables.
Scott Fujimoto, MD
with the CDPH, Public Health Policy and Research Branch,advisor and evaluator of the data analysis.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.
retired, former Research Program Specialist with CDPH, for sharing hisexpertise and providing guidance to the report preparers.Cover Photography by
: A view of the Pacific Ocean from theMendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.