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Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 62761
Phone 217-782-4977
Fax 217-782-3987
TTY 800-547-0466
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About the Division of Epidemiologic Studies
The Illinois Department of Public Health's Division of Epidemiologic Studies is responsible for developing and managing the Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry.

Illinois State Cancer Registry
ISCR is the only population based source for cancer incidence information in Illinois.

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Reporting System
The Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Reporting System (APORS) is a registry of Illinois infants born with congenital anomalies (birth defects) and other serious neonatal conditions.

Occupational Disease Registry
The Occupational Disease Registry (ODR) conducts surveillance of selected occupational diseases, injuries and conditions.

Adult Blood Lead Registry (ABLR)
ABLR collects data on cases of elevated blood lead levels of 25 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL) and above for adults 16 years of age and older and notifies federal enforcement agencies to trigger inspections and/or interventions.

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI)
CFOI counts all fatal work injuries in Illinois, providing information on how the injury occurred and on certain characteristics of the fatally injured person.

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII)
SOII collects data on non-fatal injuries and illnesses in Illinois through a sample survey of private industry and government employers.

Research and Descriptive Reports
Articles and reports of epidemiologic research related to chronic disease, birth defects, occupational diseases, occupational fatalities and injuries, mortality and other illnesses, and descriptive reports using program data.

Annual Reports
Annual reports from the Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry describing accomplishments and research activities for each fiscal year.

Understanding Statistics


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