Oral Health Surveillance
Surveillance systems provide information necessary for public health decision-making. A comprehensive public health surveillance system routinely collects data on health outcomes, risk factors and intervention strategies for the whole population or representative samples of the population.The Missouri Oral Health Surveillance System consists of the elements listed below.
Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI) page at http://www.cdc.gov/cdi/. The CDI website provides access to a wide range of key indicators for the surveillance of chronic diseases, conditions, and risk factors - including oral health.