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NM-IBIS Custom Query Introduction

Welcome to the NM-IBIS interactive query system. This system allows users to query public health datasets directly. The public health datasets on NM-IBIS are managed and provided by NM-IBIS data stewards in programs through the New Mexico Department of Health.

NM-IBIS query system data are intended to support evidenced-based decision making for public health in New Mexico to plan and improve service delivery, evaluate health care systems, and inform policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

Getting Started

Follow these four basic steps to query a dataset. For examples see the tutorials below.
  1. Select a dataset from the menu buttons on the left.
  2. Click on a blue bar and "drill down" (click on further selections) to select a measure to query.
  3. Follow the steps to build your query.
  4. When you are done building your query, click "Submit Query" in the last step to get your results.

News and Updates

  • 2016 death data were added to the NM-IBIS Death Data Query module. The Mortality Query Module now includes data from 270,704 death certificates from years 1999-2016. The death certificate data are maintained by the New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. (Jul 2017)
  • 2016 birth data were added to the NM-IBIS Birth Data Query module. The Birth Query Module now includes data from 762,210 birth certificates from years 1990-2016. The birth certificate data are maintained by the New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. (Jul 2017)
  • Addition of the 2016 birth and death data to NM-IBIS also populated the Infant Mortality Query module. The Infant Mortality Query Module now includes data from 2,635 infant deaths from years 1999-2016. The death certificate data are maintained by the New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics. (Jul 2017)
  • 2016 population estimates data were added to the NM-IBIS Population Estimates Query module. The Population Estimates Query Module now includes estimates for years 1990-2016, by year, sex, age, race and Hispanic ethnicity for New Mexico counties, small areas, and 2010 census tract geographies. The population estimates data are provided to the New Mexico Department of Health through a contract with the UNM, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program. This year, the 2016 estimates were appended to the dataset and no changes were made to prior years' estimates.(Jul 2017)
  • New Mexico Trauma Registry data from 2005-2015 were added to the NM-IBIS query system. The Trauma Registry Query Module provides data on serious injuries reported by participating New Mexico hospitals and emergency departments. Data can be viewed by counties and health regions of residence or injury occurrence, as well as patient characteristics (age, sex, and race) and other characteristics of the encounter, such as type of injury, method of pre-hospital transport and primary payer. (May 2017)
  • Population Density calculations for counties, small areas and census tracts were added to the NM-IBIS Population Estimates query module. The Population Estimates query module provides population estimates for years 1990-2015. (May 2017)
  • 2011-2015 American Community Survey (ACS) data were added to the NM-IBIS ACS Query module. The American Community Survey Query Module provides 5-year estimates for New Mexico counties, census tracts and 108 Small Areas. Measures include demographic characteristics such as median income, poverty, employment, disability, veteran status, presence of children in the household and prevalence of English language proficiency. Data are provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. (Jan 2017)
  • 2014 cancer incidence data were added to the NM-IBIS Cancer Incidence Data Query module. The Cancer Incidence Query Module now includes data from 199,550 New Mexico Tumor Registry records from years 1990-2014. The Tumor Registry data are maintained by the University of New Mexico Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program. (Dec 2016)

User Help

  • Tutorial. There is powerpoint presentation tutorial that will lead you through a basic query. Right-click on the "tutorial" link to open the presentation in a new browser window.
  • Dataset Specific resources, such as survey questionnaires, ICD code lists and more.
  • NM-IBIS Citation. This page provides instructions and examples for citing NM-IBIS in your bibliography or footnotes.
  • Use the Resources and Help tab at the top at any time for information, instructions and examples. Help buttons throughout the query modules also provide information necessary to make specific query-related selections.


Please feel free to contact us if you have questions, or suggestions for additions or improvements to this web page or the NM-IBIS website.

The information provided above is from the New Mexico Department of Health's NM-IBIS web site (http://ibis.health.state.nm.us). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Thu, 23 November 2017 from New Mexico Department of Health, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.state.nm.us".

Content updated: Sun, 7 May 2017 15:50:32 MDT