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 1,916,649
Vital Records
Birth Certificates 1915-21, 1929-2018 3,067,098
Death Certificates 1904-2018 921,081
Marriage Certificates Utah 1978-2010 692,680
Divorce Records Utah 1978-2010 298,928
Fetal Deaths Utah 1978-2018 11,434
Health Facilities and Claims Records
Ambulatory Surgery Utah 1996-2018 7,255,110
Inpatient Hospital Claims Utah 1996-2018 6,124,266
Emergency Department 2005-2018 (older records forthcoming) 9,716,843
All Payer Claims Data 2013-2017 3,561,630
Utah Cancer Registry 1966-2018 394,437
Birth Defects Network 1995-2015 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 2,068,916
TOTAL   42.37 million

Externally Linked Records

Record Type Years Available Individuals
University of Utah Health Sciences Links 1992-Current 2,213,504
Intermountain Healthcare Links 1992-Current 4,436,722
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 08/13/2020


Contact Us

Utah Population Database Director
Karen Curtin, PhD, MStat

Utah Population Database Director, Research and Science
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
William Lowrance, MD, MPH
Barry Nangle, PhD
Andrew Post, MD, PhD
Erin Rothwell, PhD
Katharine Ullman, PhD
Michael Varner, MD