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 1,916,546
Vital Records
Birth Certificates 1915-21, 1929-2017 3,067,096
Death Certificates 1904-2017 921,081
Marriage Certificates Utah 1978-2010 691,741
Divorce Records Utah 1978-2010 298,926
Fetal Deaths Utah 1978-2017 11,434
Medical Records
Ambulatory Surgery Utah 1996-2017 7,255,110
Inpatient Hospital Claims Utah 1996-2017 6,124,266
Emergency Department 2015-2017 (older records forthcoming) 2,945,002
All Payer Claims Data 2013-2017 3,561,630
Utah Cancer Registry 1966-2017 379,932
Birth Defects Network 1995-2017 21,235
Additional Records
U.S. Census of Utah 1880,1900-1940  2,300,084
Driver License Utah Last updated 2019 3,997,558
Voter Registration Utah Last updated 2016 2,068,967
TOTAL   35.56 million

Externally Linked Records

Record Type Years Available Individuals
University of Utah Health Sciences Links 1992-Current 2,180,968
Intermountain Healthcare Links 1992-Current 4,422,507
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1992-2012
Utah Department of Human Services 1995-2019 896,482

Coverage of Data sets by year, last updated 03/10/2020


Contact Us

Utah Population Database Director
Ken R. Smith, PhD

Utah Population Database Director, Research and Science
Diana Lane Reed, CCRP, Masters Certificate in Gerontology


HCI Senior Director Oversight
Kathleen Mooney, PhD, RN

Faculty Advisory Committee Chair
Jen Doherty, PhD, MS

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