Georgia Violent Death Reporting System

Age Groups
Geographic Units


State level is limited to NVDRS-funded states only

Current Data Format

Online CDC WISQARS interface

Comparable to National Dataset?

Yes - 32 other National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) states

Data Owners

Georgia Department of Public Health

Strategic Data Need

Trends regarding suicide deaths


Granular data on mental health issues, known circumstances, toxicology (alcohol/other substances), linked with GBI/Child Fatality Review/Domestic Violence Review, linked by relationship (related incidents across sources)


Data depends on how well the coroners/law enforcement/medical examiners document information; active cases not included


Georgia Violent Death Reporting System (GVDRS), Georgia Department of Public Health. Available at