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 1,916,820
Vital Records
Utah Birth Certificates 1915-21, 1929-2019 3,115,128
Utah Death Certificates 1904-2020 958,531
Utah Marriage Certificates 1978-2010 692,759
Utah Divorce Records 1978-2010 298,928
Utah Fetal Deaths 1978-2019 11,691
Health Facilities and Claims Records
Utah Ambulatory Surgery 1996-2018 7,255,106
Utah Inpatient Hospital 1996-2018 6,124,266
Utah Emergency Department 1998-2018 (older records forthcoming) 13,815,990
Utah All Payer Claims Data 2013-2019 11,351,263
Utah Cancer Registry 1966-2019 420,185
Utah Birth Defect Network 1995-2015 21,235
Additional Records
U.S. Census of Utah 1880,1900-1940 3,540,743
Utah Driver License Last updated 2019 4,119,027
Utah Voter Registration Last updated 2016 2,068,345
TOTAL   55.71 million

Externally Linked Records

Record Type Years Available Individuals
University of Utah Health Links 1992-Current 2,325,363
Intermountain Healthcare Links 1992-Current 4,538,391
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 1992-2012
Utah Department of Human Services 1995-2019 915,334

Coverage of Data sets by year, last updated 06/23/2021

Contact Us

Utah Population Database Director
Nicola Camp, PhD

Utah Population Database Administrative Director
Diana Lane Reed, CCRP, Masters Certificate in Gerontology


HCI Senior Director Oversight
Tracy Onega, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Chair
Jen Doherty, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Members
Diana Brixner, PhD
Steven Guthery, MD
Barry Nangle, PhD
Andrew Post, MD, PhD
Erin Rothwell, PhD
Katharine Ullman, PhD
Michael Varner, MD