Description: We make government better by turning data into information and information into knowledge.
The Health and Demographics Section:
- Receives processes, distributes, and interprets health, demographic, and census data in South Carolina;
- Provides for general use an appropriate statistical and GIS (Small-area mapping) infrastructure enabling users to obtain health, socio-economic and demographic analysis for planning, intervention and evaluation of programs;
- Educates policy makers and other data users about the availability and appropriate use of information;
- Forms collaborative partnerships with agencies and research groups to carry out special studies and research projects related to health and socio-economic issues in South Carolina.
IDS Projects to Inform Policy
AISP Network Site IDS Case Study: South Carolina