Maine Public Health Data Reports


Abbreviations Term
ACS American Cancer Society
ACS American Community Survey
AHEC Area Health Education Center
AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
BLLs Blood Lead Levels
BMI Body Mass Index
BOI Bureau of Insurance
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
EMR Electronic Medical Records
CAH Critical Access Hospital
CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CHC Community Health Centers
CON Certificate of Need
CONU Certificate of Need Unit
COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CSHE Comprehensive School Health Education
CVD Cardiovascular Disease
DCC District Coordinating Councils
DHHS Department of Health and Human Services
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
Health IT Health Information Technology
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Areas
ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision
ICD-O International Classification of Disease for Oncology
ID Infectious Disease Reports
LHO Local Health Officer
MATS Maine Adult Tobacco Survey
MCR Maine Cancer Registry
ME Margin of Error
MEHAF Maine Health Access Foundation
MHDO Maine Health Data Organization
MPCA Maine Primary Care Association
MQF Maine Quality Forum
MYDAUS Maine Youth Drug and Alcohol Use Survey
MYTS Maine Youth Tobacco Survey
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PHNs Public Health Nurses
PRAMS Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
RHC Rural Health Clinic
RHIO Regional Health Information Organization
SCC State Coordinating Council
SES Socio-Economic Status
SNS Strategic National Stockpile
stec Shiga Toxin Producing E.Coli
YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey