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MT-IBIS Custom Query Introduction

Welcome to the MT-IBIS interactive query system. This system allows users to query public health datasets directly. The public health datasets on MT-IBIS are managed and provided by programs throughout the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.

MT-IBIS query system data are intended to support evidenced-based decision making for public health in Montana to plan and improve service delivery, evaluate health care systems, and inform policy decisions. Other uses are not permissible.

Getting Started

Follow these four basic steps to query a dataset.
  1. Click on Datasets to Explore the menu selection on the left, which will bring up an "Explorable Datasets Index" page.
  2. Click and "drill down" (click on further selections) to select a measure to query.
  3. Follow the steps to build your query.
  4. When you are done building your query, click "Submit Query" in the last step to get your results.

News and Updates


User Help

  • Dataset Specific resources, such as survey questionnaires, ICD code lists and more.
  • MT-IBIS Citation. This page provides instructions and examples for citing MT-IBIS in your bibliography or footnotes.
  • Use the Resources and Help tab at the top at any time for information, instructions and examples. Help buttons throughout the query modules also provide information necessary to make specific query-related selections.


Please feel free to contact us if you have questions, or suggestions for additions or improvements to this web page or the MT-IBIS website.

The information provided above is from the Office of Epidemiology and Scientifict Support, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services MT-IBIS web site (http://dphhs.mt.gov/). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Wed, 21 August 2019 5:15:18 from Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Indicator-Based Public Healt Information System for Public Health Web site: http://dphhs.mt.gov/ ".

Content updated: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:56:00 MST