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Table 1 Public health surveillance systems that collect data on mental health

From: Existing public health surveillance systems for mental health in China

Category Name and main sponsor Mental health topics Data release
Mental-health-themed surveillance National System of Basic Information Collection and Analysis for Psychoses, China CDC Diagnosis of mental illnesses, family history of mental disorders, medication No data release by so far
Public health surveillance collecting data on mental health BRFSS, China CDC Health status, health care and services, tobacco use, alcohol consumption No regular data releasing
National Injury Surveillance System, China CDC Activity when injury happening; cause of injury (including intentional), nature and severity of injury Detailed statistics published through book series: Dataset of National Injury Hospital Surveillance (2007–2012)
MOH-VR, China MOH Facts and causes of the death (including suicide) Data released within health administrative departments
NDSP-MR, China CDC Facts and causes of the death (including suicide) Detailed statistics published through book series: Dataset of Mortality Registration in NDSP (2004–2011)
Working System for National Health Statistics, China MOH Mental health resources (e.g. the numbers of institutions, beds and staff), service utilization Yearbook of China Health Statistics published annually
  Civil Affairs Statistical Information Management System, China Ministry of Civil Affairs Mental health services within civil affairs system Annual reports (1986–2012) available at http://cws.mca.gov.cn/article/tjbg/