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The Utah Population Database (UPDB) is a dynamic database and receives annual updates from contributors for Utah administrative and health records.

Records Available in UPDB

Source Records

Record Type Years Available Records
Original Family History Records 1700's - 1975 1,917,111
Vital Records
Utah Birth Certificates 1915-21, 1929-2020 3,115,128
Utah Death Certificates 1904-2021 962,724
Utah Marriage Certificates 1978-2010 692,838
Utah Divorce Records 1978-2010 298,928
Utah Fetal Deaths 1978-2020 11,933
Health Facilities and Claims Records
Utah Ambulatory Surgery 1996-2020 12,342,195
Utah Inpatient Hospital 1996-2020 6,696,825
Utah Emergency Department 1996-2020 16,167,073
Utah All Payer Claims Data 2013-2019 11,351,263
Utah Cancer Registry 1966-2019 421,671
Utah Birth Defect Network 1995-2018 23,910
Additional Records
U.S. Census of Utah 1880,1900-1940 2,300,084
Utah Driver License Last updated 2020 4,119,027
Utah Voter Registration Last updated 2021 2,249,839
Total   62.67 million

Externally Linked Records

Record Type Years Available Individuals
University of Utah Health Links 1992-Current 2,345,523
Intermountain Healthcare Links 1992-Current 4,625,969
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 1992-2012  
Utah Department of Human Services 1995-2019 640,371

Contact Us

Utah Population Database Director
Nicola Camp, PhD

Utah Population Database Operations Manager
Dinah Busico, MPA


HCI Senior Director Oversight
Tracy Onega, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Chair
Jen Doherty, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Members
Jahn Barlow, MPA
Diana Brixner, PhD
Caren Frost, PhD
Steven Guthery, MD
Barry Nangle, PhD
Brock O’Neil, MD
Andrew Post, MD, PhD
Katharine Ullman, PhD
Michael Varner, MD