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Office of Health Assessment & Epidemiology
Epidemiology Unit



Contact Information
Epidemiology Unit
Office of Health Assessment
and Epidemiology
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles

313 N Figueroa St, Suite 127, Los Angeles, CA 90012  MAP

Phone: (213) 288-7785
Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology websites

Data & Statistics

The Epidemiology Unit manages multiple data sources that are important for the practice of public health. In particular, the Epidemiology Unit standardizes and and provides data on life expectancy, childhood obesity, and demographics in Los Angeles County. This data can be accessed online through the links below.

  Life Expectancy


  Childhood Obesity

  • Childhood obesity prevalence of 5th, 7th, and 9th grade students enrolled in public schools in Los Angeles County. Estimates are calculated from statewide physical fitness testing data.
  • For recent childhood obesity data, please see the Key Indicators of Health report. To access reports on childhood obesity, please go to our Reports page.
  • For more specialized data needs, please fill out our data request form.


The Epidemiology Unit provides data request services. If you have a specialized data need, please fill out a data request form:

Epidemiology Unit Data Request Form  pdf

To access other health data, please go to LA HealthDataNow! or the appropriate program in the Department of Public Health.

For mortality data, please go to the Data Collection and Analysis Unit's data or reports pages.

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