Public Health Resources

Health Data, Tools & Statistics

            Links to data on the health of a population.
  • Public health workforce datasets available for use by public health professionals, students and researchers. Includes links to reports, codebooks and data use agreements.

    Additional information can be found on HSRR which links to additional survey instruments and data sets.

    To find data on the health status of a population, visit Health Data Tools and Statistics.
      • + ASTHO Profile of State Public Health
        • ASTHO Data Use Agreement - Data use agreement of use of ASTHO Profile of State Public Health data

        • ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health Reports - Comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources. First published in 2007, the Profile aims to define the scope of state public health services, identify variations in practice among state public health agencies, and contribute to the development of best practices in governmental public health.

        • Information for researchers - The survey instrument and codebook for volume three of the Profile, as well as a master codebook for all three Profile survey rounds to date and other survey materials.

    Bringing Greater Precision to the COVID-19 Response   - Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic calls for precision - understanding who is most vulnerable and why, where the disease is spreading fastest, and how interventions like social distancing are working. This website offers a toolkit of large-scale datasets and actionable analysis for government officials, policymakers, and citizens from the national level to the hyper-local. (Surgo Foundation)

    State Approaches to Contact Tracing during the COVID-19 Pandemic   - To contain the spread of COVID-19, states are rapidly ramping up their contact tracing efforts. Click on a state to learn about its contact tracing program model, workforce, lead agencies, funding, and technology, or use the tabs on the left to view states’ approaches by category. (National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP))

      • + Global/National Data
        • COVID Impact Survey - Decision-makers need clear information about the prevalence of coronavirus as well as its impacts on the American people and our society. The COVID Impact Survey is an effort to provide national and regional statistics about physical health, mental health, economic security, and social dynamics in the United States.

        • COVID-19 Curated Data, Modeling, and Policy Resources - A growing list of Data sources, analytic tools, policy options, and other resources for states, health care decision makers, providers, and others to predict need and direct resources, based on the best available evidence.

        • COVID-19 Data.Gov Datasets -

        • COVID-19 GIS Hub - Get maps, datasets, applications, and more for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

        • COVID-19 Mathematical Modeling - Mathematical modeling helps CDC and partners respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by informing decisions about pandemic planning, resource allocation, and implementation of social distancing measures and other interventions.

        • COVID-19 Research Database - The COVID-19 research database enables public health and policy researchers to use real-world data to better understand and combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The database is a pro-bono, cross-industry collaborative, composed of institutions donating technology service, healthcare expertise, and limited and de-identified data.

        • COVID-19 guidance and the latest research in the Americas - This searchable database provides access to technical guidelines, scientific publications, and ongoing research protocols from the Americas and affected countries worldwide regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

        • COVIDMINDER - COVIDMINDER reveals the regional disparities in outcomes, determinants, and mediations of the COVID-19 pandemic. Outcomes are the direct effects of COVID-19. Social and Economic Determinants are pre-existing risk factors that impact COVID-19 outcomes. Mediations are resources and programs used to combat the pandemic.

        • Cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the U.S. - This page is updated daily based on data confirmed at 4:00pm ET the day before. Numbers reported on Saturdays and Sundays are preliminary and not yet confirmed by state and territorial health departments. These numbers will be modified when numbers are updated on Mondays.

        • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard - This interactive map and web page provide statistics on the COVID-19 pandemic, with data on Confirmed Cases Over Time, Deaths Over Time, Case Comparison and Daily Cases in World Health Organization Regions, and Highest Cases by Country, Territory, or Area.

        • Coronavirus Tracker - This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map showing which countries have cases and deaths. The data are drawn directly from official coronavirus situation reports released regularly by the WHO.

        • Department of Veterans Affairs COVID-19 National Summary - This report summarizes what we know about the status of COVID-19 patients who have been tested or treated at VA facilities.

        • Making Sense of COVID-19 Data, Mapping, & Modeling Tools - Coronavirus data, modeling, and mapping resources that have emerged throughout this pandemic. The focus in curating this collection is tools that are national in scope, and with data at least as granular as county-level (where possible).

        • NIHB Updates and Communication - Page provides information, resources, and the latest data on COVID-19 cases in the AI/AN population.

        • The COVID Racial Data Tracker - The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t affecting all communities the same way. The COVID Racial Data Tracker tracks this inequity by collecting, publishing, and analyzing racial data on the pandemic from across the United States.

        • The COVID Tracking Project - Project collects and publishes the most complete COVID-19 testing data available for US states and territories.

    Atlas of Rural and Small-Town America   - This biannually-updated atlas provides information on people, jobs, and county classifications for rural America, including socioeconomic indicators, employment trends, income, rural-urban continuum, economic dependence, child poverty, and more. (U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA))

    City Health Dashboard   - The City Health Dashboard is an online resource to provide city and neighborhood-level data on over 35 measures of health outcomes, health determinants, and health equity for 500 US cities with populations >66,000. This easy-to-use and feature-rich website displays its measures through interactive maps, tables and charts with the goal of helping communities in targeting their resources to drive change and improve health, neighborhood by neighborhood. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))

    Community Connector   - Examine how your county compares with others in terms of social needs and health outcomes, and explore possible intervention areas that might improve health outcomes. (Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.)

    County Health Rankings & Roadmaps   - Provides county-by-county health rankings for each of the 50 states and Washington DC, explanations of each health factor, and actionable strategies to improve the health of communities across the nation. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF))

    DiversityDataKids   - This tool allows you to analyze data by race/ethnicity, compare data across states, metropolitan areas, counties, large cities, and large school districts, and compare policy indicators across states. (Brandeis University, The Heller School)

    Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke   - An online mapping tool that documents geographic disparities in cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors at the local level. The Atlas allows users to create county-level maps of heart disease and stroke and include overlays of congressional boundaries and health care facility locations. In addition, county-level maps of poverty rates, education levels, the food environment, access to health care, and other social factors are available. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Mapping Medicare Disparities (MMD) Tool   - Tool contains health outcome measures for disease prevalence, costs, hospitalization for 55 specific chronic conditions, emergency department utilization, readmissions rates, mortality, preventable hospitalizations, and preventive services. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS)

    PeriStats   - Provides access to to maternal and infant health-related data at the U.S., state, county, and city level. (March of Dimes)

    Profile-IQ   - Online data query system for statistics on local health department (LHD) financing, workforce, and activities. The data is from NACCHO's National Profile of Local Health Departments (LHDs) Survey. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))

    Rochester Epidemiology Project   - A collaborative project in Minnesota and Wisconsin, in which community members have agreed to share their medical records for research.

    SMART: BRFSS City and County Data and Documentation   - The Selected Metropolitan/Micropolitan Area Risk Trends (SMART) project uses the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to analyze the data of selected metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas (MMSAs) with 500 or more respondents. The data can be used to identify emerging health problems, establish and track health objectives, and develop and evaluate public health policies and programs. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Silicon Valley Indicators   - Collection of charts and data on Silicon Valley’s economic and community health trends. It also provides links to local, regional and national data sources, and resources for additional information within each of the indicator categories: People, Economy, Society, Place and Governance. (Joint Venture Silicon Valley)

    The Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey   - The 2009-2010 Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey (DNORS) is a study of individuals and households that resided in the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, in August 2005. DNORS interviewed pre-Katrina residents of New Orleans who had returned to the city as well as residents who had resettled elsewhere. This documentation provides an overview of DNORS, and serves as a guide and codebook for researchers interested in the public use or restricted versions of these data. (RAND Corporation)

    U.S. News Healthiest Communities Rankings   - Tool scores nearly 3,000 counties on approximately 80 indicators across 10 categories that drive health outcomes. Population health and equity are the most heavily weighted categories.

    US County Profiles   - Provides county-level data on alcohol use, life expectancy at birth, smoking prevalence, obesity, physical activity, and poverty. (University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME))

    United States Diabetes Surveillance System   - Interactive tool to view maps and charts of diabetes data and trends at the U.S. state level. Features include 1) customizable maps and graphics of diabetes surveillance data; 2) an interactive application to view state-specific trends by age and sex; and 3) downloadable maps, charts, and data tables that can be used in grant applications, reports, articles, and publications. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    United States Small-Area Life Expectancy Project (USALEEP)   - The first public health outcome measure available nationwide at the census tract level—measuring life expectancy at birth for nearly every neighborhood in the country. (National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems)

    Washington Data and Research   - The Washington State Office of Financial Management contains data related to population count, education, health care (specifically the all-payers claim database), and criminal justice.

      • + Statistical Reports
        • 2019 State Physician Workforce Data Report (November 2019) - Data book examines current physician supply, medical school enrollment, and graduate medical education (GME) in the United States. The report provides the most current data available for each state, the District of Columbia (D.C.), and Puerto Rico in a series of maps, figures, and tables, including the U.S. average, state median, and state rank.

        • Measure of America Publications - Measure of America reports contain American Human Development Index rankings using health, education, and income indicators for the 50 U.S. states, congressional districts, county groups within states, women and men, and racial and ethnic groups.

        • Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) by State - Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) for each state that include a summary outlining the state's PSR ratings by health topic and indicator.

        • State of American Well-Being: 2016 State Well-Being Rankings (January 2017) - This report examines well-being across the U.S., including how well-being varies by state and which states lead and lag across the five elements of well-being. The five elements include: purpose, social, financial, community, and physical well-being.

    Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI)   - ARDI is an online application that provides national and state estimates of alcohol-related health impacts, including deaths and years of potential life lost (YPLL). These estimates are calculated for 54 acute and chronic causes using alcohol-attributable fractions, and are reported by age and sex for 2006-2010. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    America's Health Rankings   - Provides a comprehensive, annual perspective on national health issues, state by state. The rankings feature an interactive map to explore health statistics and compare states side-by-side. (United Health Foundation)

    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)   - The BRFSS is comprised of over 400,000 telephone surveys of U.S. adults each year. The survey covers health-related risk behaviors, health conditions, and use of preventive services, including drug addiction, depression, and other mental/behavioral topics. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Big Cities Health Coalition Data Platform   - Tool allows comparisons of key public health indicators across cities. Users can explore more than 17,000 data points, including more than 50 health and socio-demographic indicators and compare them across different cities. (Big Cities Health Coalition)

    Chronic Disease Indicators   - Chronic disease indicators (CDI) are a set of surveillance indicators that enable public health professionals and policymakers to retrieve uniformly defined state and selected metropolitan-level data for chronic diseases and risk factors that have a substantial impact on public health. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Compendium of U.S. Health Systems, 2018 (2019)   - Compendium of 637 U.S. health systems, defined in this analysis to include at least one hospital and at least one group of physicians providing comprehensive care, and who are connected with each other and with the hospital through common ownership or joint management. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    Custom State Reports   - Use this tool to build a custom report compiling health-related data for a single state or multiple states. Choose from hundreds of State Health Facts indicators to create a report that focuses on the health issues and states most relevant to your work. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF))

    DATA USA   - Website contains data sets for public US government data, as well as mapping, visualization, and comparison tools. (Deloitte)

    Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health   - National, regional, and state-based data on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN). (Child & Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative)

    DiversityDataKids   - This tool allows you to analyze data by race/ethnicity, compare data across states, metropolitan areas, counties, large cities, and large school districts, and compare policy indicators across states. (Brandeis University, The Heller School)

    FastStats - State and Territorial Data   - Health facts for states and territories including birth and death rates and additional sources of health data. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Health Equity State Snapshots   - Summaries of data collected through ASTHO's Health Equity-Minority Health Survey to assess health equity efforts in the U.S. states and territories. (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO))

    Health System Data Center   - State-specific health system performance on measures of access, quality, and health outcomes. (Commonwealth Fund)

    Kaiser State Health Facts   - Provides health data on more than 700 health topics including demographics, health insurance coverage, health costs, minority health, and women's health for all 50 states. (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF))

    NARMS Now: Human Data   - Interactive tool that contains antibiotic resistance data from bacteria isolated from humans as part of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    NCHHSTP Atlas   - Interactive platform for accessing HIV, Viral Hepatitis, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis (TB) data collected by CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network   - The Tracking Network brings together health data and environment data from national, state, and city sources and provides supporting information to make the data easier to understand. The Tracking Network has data and information on environments and hazards, health effects, and population health. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports   - Provides state-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. The goal is to help state officials and their public- and private-sector partners better understand health care quality and disparities in their state. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)   - Provides states and communities with a clearer understanding of violent deaths to guide local decisions about efforts to prevent violence and track progress over time. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    PRAMS   - The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System is a surveillance project that collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and after pregnancy. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    PeriStats   - Provides access to to maternal and infant health-related data at the U.S., state, county, and city level. (March of Dimes)

    School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS)   - The School Health Policies and Practices Study* (SHPPS) is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Sortable Risk Factors and Health Indicators   - Interactive data set composed of 20 behavioral risk factors and health indicators, compiled from state-level data for all 50 states and Washington, D.C. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    State Cancer Profiles   - The objective of the State Cancer Profiles website is to provide a system to characterize the cancer burden in a standardized manner in order to motivate action, integrate surveillance into cancer control planning, characterize areas and demographic groups, and expose health disparities. The focus is on cancer sites for which there are evidence based control interventions. Interactive graphics and maps provide visual support for deciding where to focus cancer control efforts. (National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH)

    State Health Compare   - A user-friendly and easily accessible tool for obtaining state-level estimates related to health and health care-such as insurance coverage, access, cost, utilization, and outcomes-as well as equity and economic measures. (State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC))

    State Snapshots   - The State Snapshots provide state-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    State Strategies to Promote Children’s Preventive Services   - This series of maps and accompanying chart illustrate state-specific Medicaid or CHIP performance improvement projects, measures, or incentives promoting children's preventive services, such as those recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics' Bright Futures guidelines. (National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP))

    State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System   - System provides reports on tobacco use in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Information is available in areas such as funding, policy, legislation. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    State-Based Motor Vehicle Data & Information   - Provides links to state-based data, MMWR and Vital Signs reports, and recommendations on a variety of topics, including child passenger safety, seat belts, impaired driving, teen drivers, and motorcycle safety. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    States Perform   - States Perform provides users with access to interactive, customizable and up-to-date comparative performance measurement data for 50 states in six key areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education. (Council of State Governments)

    Stats of the States   - Individual state data from a variety of NCHS programs, with an emphasis on the most recent vital statistics data on births and deaths. (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)

    Trust for America's Health State Data   - State-specific public health data and information on key health indicators, public health preparedness, and public health funding indicators. (Trust for America's Health (TFAH))

    United States Cancer Statistics   - Official federal statistics on cancer incidence from registries that have high-quality data and cancer mortality statistics for each year and for a combined five-year period. The site provides state-specific and regional data for cancer cases diagnosed and cancer deaths. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    United States Diabetes Surveillance System   - Interactive tool to view maps and charts of diabetes data and trends at the U.S. state level. Features include 1) customizable maps and graphics of diabetes surveillance data; 2) an interactive application to view state-specific trends by age and sex; and 3) downloadable maps, charts, and data tables that can be used in grant applications, reports, articles, and publications. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)   - The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, unhealthy dietary behaviors, and physical activity. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

      • + Wisconsin
        • Eau Claire Healthy Communities - Provides health data for Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, and information about what is happening to improve the health of the community and other health information resources.

        • Wisconsin Data Atlas - An accessible web portal that connects community groups working to improve health to the local area data and information they need to inform and evaluate their work. They aim to provide a comprehensive picture of the multiple factors that impact health, including individual behaviors, policies, systems, and environments.

        • Wisconsin Department of Health Services - Links to health statistics as well as various state-offered programs.

        • Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Data Tracker - Data portal provides state- and county-level data on environmental public health topics, including air quality, asthma, oral health, water, reproductive health, cancer, and lead poisoning.

        • Wisconsin Health Statistics - Wisconsin health statistics and data.

      • + Ohio
        • Health Value Dashboard (2019) - A tool to track Ohio's progress towards health value - a composite measure of Ohio's performance on population health outcomes and healthcare spending. The Dashboard examines Ohio's performance relative to other states, tracks change over time and examines Ohio's greatest health disparities and inequities.

        • Ohio Department of Health - Offers a broad range of health statistics and databases to the public.

        • Ohio Department of Health - Data and Statistics - Improves the timeliness, quality, and efficiency of health information collection, analysis, use and dissemination to protect and promote the health of Ohioans.

      • + Missouri
        • Missouri Data, Surveillance Systems & Statistical Reports - Access to Missouri health data and reports including Community Data Profiles, Missouri Information for Community Assessment, and Community Health Improvement Resources.

        • exploreMOhealth - Tool allows community health improvement stakeholders and the public access to data to identify health factors and outcomes at the ZIP code level across Missouri.

      • + California
        • AskCHIS - Provides health statistics on California by state, region or county. Use of the website requires registration.

        • AskCHIS Neighborhood - This database of California health estimates at sub-county geographic regions requires free registration. Among the health topics covered are health insurance and uninsured, asthma, obesity and physical activity, dental visits, food insecurity, health status, mental health, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, flu vaccine, and delay in receiving care.

        • California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) - Annual survey that provides public health information for California's diverse population. Results on a variety of health topics are produced for the entire state and most counties.

        • California's Open Data Portal - Get access to California health data; the site provides tools to visualize and download datasets.

        • EPICenter - California Injury Data Online - Interactive website with fatal and nonfatal injury data for California residents beginning in 1991.

        • Kidsdata - Find data about the health and well being of children in communities across California. Kidsdata.org allows users to find, customize, and use data on more than 500 measures of child health and well being. Data are available for every county, city, school district, and legislative district in California.

        • Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: Statistics and Reports -

        • Orange County's Healthier Together - Website contains health data and statistics for Orange County, CA residents, including a dashboard with over 200 indicators related to health.

      • + New York
        • DATA2GO.NYC - Online mapping and data tool with federal, state, and city data on multiple indicators, including demographics, education, environment, food systems, housing, health, poverty, and safety.

        • Environment & Health Data Portal - A tool for exploring environmental, behavioral, population, and health data from New York City.

        • EpiQuery: NYC Interactive Health Data - Health datasets on topics and indicators for different NYC populations. EpiQuery offers prevalence estimates with confidence intervals, rates over time, bar charts and neighborhood maps.

        • Health Data NY - A searchable database of statistical information, including data on quality, cost, and safety, birth and death information, facilities and services, and environmental health.

        • IMAGE:NYC Interactive Map of Aging - An open-source map of New York City’s current and projected population age 65 and older, IMAGE: NYC provides overlays of available resources, services, and amenities. Designed for government agencies, elected officials, health care and social service providers, planners, funders, and researchers, IMAGE:NYC is a critical tool to support funding, planning, advocacy and direct services.

        • NYS Kids' Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse - The Kids' Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse (KWIC) is a tool to gather, plot and monitor New York State children's health, education, and well-being indicator data in order to improve outcomes for children and families.

        • New York City Department of Health and Human Hygiene: Tools & Maps - Information includes: Tools and Maps, Data Sets, and Publications.

        • New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - The NYC Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES), modeled on the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, is a population-based, cross-sectional study with data collected from a physical examination and laboratory tests, as well as a face-to-face interview and an audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI).

        • New York State Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS) - Reports were developed initially in 2012 and are annually updated to consolidate and improve data linkage for the provided health indicators in the County Health Assessment Indicators (CHAI) for all communities in New York. The CHIRS provide data for over 300 health indicators, organized by 15 health topic and data tables with links to trend graphs and maps.

        • Statistics and Data - New York Department of Health - Variety of statistics from the NY Department of Health.

      • + Minnesota
        • Hennepin County Public Health Data - A tool to monitor the health of children and adults who live in Hennepin County. Data includes indicators on chronic disease, mortality, infectious disease, nutrition, substance use, preventive care, child health, and more.

        • Minnesota Compass - Minnesota Compass is a social indicators project that measures progress within the state.

        • Minnesota Department of Health Data, Statistics and Legislation - Statistics, data, and reports on diseases and conditions, environmental health, health behaviors and risk factors, health care systems, life stages and populations, and vital statistics.

      • + Illinois
        • Champaign County Public Health Database - Comprehensive collection of demographic information, health statistics, health behaviors, and health care utilization indicators of the Champaign County and Champaign-Urbana areas, as well as the State of Illinois.

        • Chicago Department of Public Health: Health Data and Reports - Chicago community and hospital health profiles.

        • Chicago Health Atlas - An interactive interface designed to provide information on health trends on health insurance, conditions (infectious diseases, chronic diseases, crime, environmental health), hospital admissions, healthcare providers, and demography

        • Illinois Department of Public Health: Health Statistics - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) collects and evaluates thousands of health statistics to measure progress toward state and national health objectives. These numbers also provide the basis for developing and implementing public health strategies for disease prevention and health promotion.

      • + Maryland
        • Baltimore City Health Department - The Baltimore City Health Department has information on their successful public health programs and awareness campaigns, including secondhand smoking, infant mortality, free child eye screenings, drug addiction, senior food/medication delivery, and making safer streets.

        • Maryland State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) - This website contains information on the 39 measures in five focus areas (healthy beginnings, healthy living, healthy communities, access to health care, quality preventive care) that represent what it means for Maryland to be healthy.

      • + Alaska
        • Alaska Department of Health and Social Services - Its mission is to promote and protect the well-being of all Alaskans.

        • Alaska's Physician Workforce in 2016 (2017) - Brief offers data on the size, distribution, and education history of Alaska's physician workforce.

        • Healthy Alaskans 2020 (2015) - This document discusses 75 strategies designed to improve the leading health improvement goals identified by the Health Alaskans 2020.

        • Informed Alaskans Initiative - The Informed Alaskans Initiative provides access to health indicators from major public health surveillance systems for Alaskan geographic regions down to the level of boroughs and census areas. The data visualization format uses maps, figures, and tables to provide ready access to vast quantities of health information for use in assessing local health needs, monitoring health status, evaluating interventions, and developing public health policy.

      • + Kentucky
        • Kentucky Public Health Data Resource Guide - The Kentucky Public Health Data Resource Guide provides easy access to public health data sourced to a variety of Kentucky-specific health-related surveys, surveillance systems and registries.

      • + Indiana
        • Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy - Reports on Indiana's health workforce, including mental health, nursing, oral health, pharmacists, physicians, and others. Users can also request access to Indiana health workforce data.

        • Indiana INdicators - Site contains more than 90 health indicators and has information for all counties in the state, including uninsured numbers, adolescent pregnancy, smoking prevalence, and cancer deaths. Users can create maps of health indicators at the county, town, or school district level, and compare data to national standards.

        • Indiana State Department of Health: Reports and Statistics - Access reports and statistics on various health topics.

      • + Virginia
        • Healthcare Workforce Data Center - The Department of Health Professions Healthcare Workforce Data Center works to improve the data collection and measurement of Virginia's healthcare workforce through regular assessment of workforce supply and demand issues among the over 60 professions and the over 350,000 practitioners licensed in Virginia by DHP.

        • Virginia Department of Health Data Portal - This data portal was developed to provide a convenient access point for health-related data for Virginia. This portal is a comprehensive source for community health assessment, public, and population health data. Each data portal page provides interactive data at the most granular level available.

        • Virginia Healthcare Workforce Data Center - Briefs, reports, and snapshots on Virginia's health workforce.

      • + Michigan
        • Michigan Department of Community Health: Statistics and Reports - The Department of Community Health is responsible for the collection of information on a range of health related issues. The information is collected to monitor the general health and well-being of Michigan's citizens. These data are useful for health program development, targeting and evaluation of program progress.

        • Michigan Substance Use Data Repository - Repository of substance use and mental health data from Michigan counties and regions, from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

      • + Nevada
        • Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) - Promotes and protects the health of all Nevadans and visitors to the state through its leadership in public health and enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to public health. Link to interactive health databases.

        • Nevada Instant Atlas - Site provides visual display of important data on 17 counties in Nevada. This data is compiled from over 50 sources to include information on population, demographic characteristics, social and economic characteristics, health insurance coverage, population health, healthcare workforce and healthcare resources.

        • Nevada: Statewide Initiatives Reports and Publications - Reports from the University of Nevada on health workforce supply, physician workforce, and the mental and behavioral health workforce.

        • Physician Workforce in Nevada 2018 Edition - Report contains current, historical, and comparative data on the allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physician workforce in Nevada. The focus of this report is to improve health workforce planning and policy development in Nevada through the preparation and dissemination of the most current information on the physician workforce.

      • + Hawaii
        • Hawaii Health Data Warehouse - The Hawaii Health Data Warehouse collects and maintains Hawaii-specific health data from 6 major data sources: Vital Statistics, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), the Youth Tobacco Survey (YTS), the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring Survey (PRAMS), and the Hawaii Health Survey (HHS). The sister site Hawaii Health Matters provides a Healthy People 2020 Tracker that monitors the progress of Hawaii toward a selection of the HP 2020 targets. Additionally, The Hawaii Health Data Warehouse offers Data Request Services free of charge.

        • State of Hawaii Data Book - Statistics, including social insurance and human services, education, and vital statistics and health, of the State of Hawaii.

      • + Arizona
        • Arizona DHS Data, Reports & Maps - The Bureau of Health Systems Development (HSD) provides several resources free-of-charge to the public in an effort to support the expansion of primary care services and to reduce health disparities throughout Arizona. The data, reports and maps available through HSD are useful for grant writing, needs assessments, resource prioritization and other health planning initiatives.

        • Arizona Public Health Statistics - The Bureau of Public Health Statistics collects a variety of health and vital data, and maintains these in several primary databases for public health purposes, and for general public information. Databases include population health & vital statistics, birth defects monitoring, community profiles, and behavioral risk factor surveillance system.

      • + Connecticut
        • Connecticut Department of Public Health Statistics & Research - Site provides a variety of data for Connecticut on disparities, health statistics, population statistics, and more.

        • Connecticut Health Equity Index - Web-based tool that provides an in-depth analysis of each of Connecticut's cities and towns. This community-based assessment can be used to identify social, political, economic, and environmental conditions that are most strongly correlated with specific health outcomes.

        • Healthy Connecticut 2020 Performance Dashboard - The Healthy Connecticut 2020 Performance Dashboard displays how the residents of Connecticut are faring in health improvement target areas such as heart disease, obesity, obtaining vaccinations, exposure to environmental risks, and many more as identified in Healthy Connecticut 2020 State Health Improvement Plan.

      • + New Jersey
      • + Washington, D.C.
        • DC Community Health Needs Assessment - This assessment serves as a resource that catalogs the District’s existing assets, healthcare services and facilities, public health infrastructure, community partnerships mobilized to address priority needs, promising practices and policies, population health data, and funding opportunities.

        • Open Data DC - On this site, the District of Columbia government shares hundreds of datasets. DC realizes that data’s greatest value comes from having it freely shared among agencies, federal and regional governments and with the public to the extent possible when considering safety, privacy and security. Datasets include education, health, public safety, and demographics among others.

      • + Vermont
        • Vermont Center for Health Statistics - Center provides data on the Healthy Vermonters 2020 initiative, vital records and population data, public health GIS, population health surveys, health care systems reporting, surveillance, and registries.

        • Vermont State Data Center - A searchable resource created by the University of Vermont. It is divided by Vermont cities, towns, and villages, with information on demographics, transportation, education, and health resources in Vermont.

      • + Oregon
        • Oregon Health Authority Data and Statistics - The Public Health Division collects and analyzes data on health behaviors, diseases and injuries, disseminates findings, and designs and promotes evidence-based programs and policies to improve the health and safety of all Oregonians.

        • Oregon's State Health Assessment (July 2018) - Assessment provides a detailed description of the health of people in Oregon; values, strengths, and needs; and the availability of critical public health protections to keep everyone safe and healthy.

      • + Kansas
        • Kansas Department of Health and Environment - Its vision is healthy Kansans living in safe and sustainable environments.

        • Kansas Health Matters - Kansas Health Matters is a one stop source of non-biased data and information about community health in Kansas. It is intended to help hospitals, health departments, policy makers, community planners and members learn about issues, identify improvements and collaborate for positive change.

      • + North Carolina
        • North Carolina Health Data - Health data for North Carolina, including an interactive map that provides health data and profiles by county. Data include demographics, population, employment, income, health insurance, child health indicators, health care workforce, health care utilization, and health status. (North Carolina Institute of Medicine)

        • North Carolina Health Professions Data System - Collects and disseminates timely and reliable data on selected licensed health professionals in North Carolina.

        • North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics - Comprehensive collection of health statistics to inform state and county health policies and programs in North Carolina.

      • + Alabama
        • Alabama Center for Health Statistics - The Center for Health Statistics collects and tabulates health-related statistical data and operates the vital records system for the State of Alabama. A "Statistical Query System" is available for creating tables and showing frequencies of Alabama resident births and deaths.

        • Alabama Public Health - Alabama Public Health works to provide caring, high quality and professional services for the improvement and protection of the public's health through disease prevention and the assurance of public health services to resident and transient populations of the state regardless of social circumstances or the ability to pay.

    500 Cities Project   - The 500 Cities Project provides city and census data on 27 chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the 500 largest U.S. cities as a means to provide benchmarks for population health. The 500 Cities data is available for download, report creation, and customizable visualizations. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    AHRQ Data Resources   - AHRQ provides access to a plethora of data and surveys on healthcare access, expenditures, quality, etc. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    America's Health Rankings   - Provides a comprehensive, annual perspective on national health issues, state by state. The rankings feature an interactive map to explore health statistics and compare states side-by-side. (United Health Foundation)

    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)   - The BRFSS is comprised of over 400,000 telephone surveys of U.S. adults each year. The survey covers health-related risk behaviors, health conditions, and use of preventive services, including drug addiction, depression, and other mental/behavioral topics. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: Annual Survey Data   - The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the nation's system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index   - The BCBS Health Index measures the impact of more than 200 common diseases and conditions on overall health and wellness by assigning each county in the United States a health metric between 0 and 1, designating the proportion of optimal health reached by the county's population. (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association)

    CDC Data and Statistics   - Provides access to CDC data and statistics including national surveys, surveillance resources, and vital records. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    CDC National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program   - Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, and interpretation of data about environmental hazards, exposure to environmental hazards, and human health effects potentially related to exposure to environmental hazards. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    CDC Wonder   - Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research. Access statistical research data published by CDC; Public-use data sets about deaths, cancer incidence, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, vaccinations, births, census data and many other topics are available for query. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    CMS Data Navigator   - The CMS Data Navigator application is an easy-to-use, menu-driven search tool that makes the data and information resources of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) more easily available. Use the Data Navigator to find data and information products for specific CMS programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, or on specific health care topics or settings-of-care. Navigator displays search results by data type making it easier to locate specific types of information (e.g., data files, publications, statistical reports, etc.). (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS)

    CMS Research, Statistics, Data & Systems   - This site provides access to CMS computer data and systems; research studies and reports; statistics, series, and trends; and files for order. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS)

    Catalog of Administrative Data Sets   - Key U.S. administrative data sets that can be used in research and impact evaluation. The catalog documents procedures on how to access data based on information provided by the originating agencies. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL))

    Child Trends Data Bank   - National trend data and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being. (Child Trends)

    ChildStats.gov   - (Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics)

    Chronic Conditions Data Warehouse   - This database provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid beneficiary, claims, and assessment data linked by beneficiary across the continuum of care. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS)

    Chronic Disease Indicators   - Chronic disease indicators (CDI) are a set of surveillance indicators that enable public health professionals and policymakers to retrieve uniformly defined state and selected metropolitan-level data for chronic diseases and risk factors that have a substantial impact on public health. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Community Commons   - An interactive mapping, networking, and learning utility for the broad-based healthy, sustainable, and livable communities movement. Users have access to all kinds of tools and information. One highlight is the searchable profiles of hundreds of place-based community initiatives (multi-sector collaboratives) working towards healthy/sustainable/livable/equitable communities

    DATA2010   - Database system that contains monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    DATA2020   - Interactive data tool to allow users to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

    DCCPS Public Data Sets & Analyses   - Public use data resources in the areas of: quality of cancer care, the economic burden of cancer, geographic information systems, statistical methods, communication science, tobacco control, and the translation of research into practice. (National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH)

    Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health   - National, regional, and state-based data on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN). (Child & Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative)

    Data.CDC.gov   - Allows users to browse a sample of CDC's popular data sets and create visualizations of data to embed on websites that update automatically when data changes. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    DataFinder   - Search for indicators and locations, and create custom reports. (Population Reference Bureau)

    Directory of HHS Data Resources   - Compilation of information about virtually all major data collection systems sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))

    FastStats A-Z   - The FastStats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    HCUPnet   - HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). The system provides health care statistics and information for hospital inpatient, emergency department, and ambulatory settings, as well as population-based health care data on counties. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)   - Nationally representative telephone survey of the general population to evaluate how the general public accesses and uses information about cancer, and how this information can be delivered most effectively. (National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH)

    Health Literacy Data Map   - Map provides health literacy data for neighborhoods throughout the U.S. based on the 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) data. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Health Science Library)

    HealthData.Gov   - Health datasets, tools, and applications from agencies across the Federal government. (U.S. Government)

    Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project (HCUP)   - Family of healthcare databases and related software tools and products that provide national information and data on patient-level health care. Includes: National (Nationwide) Inpatient Sample (NIS), Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS), Nationwide Readmissions Database (NEDS), State Inpatient Databases (SID), State Ambulatory Surgery and Services Databases (SASD) State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    Healthy People 2010 Data: DATA2010   - DATA2010 is an interactive database system developed by staff of the Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics and contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010 goals. (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)

    Healthy People 2020 Data Sources   - List of data sources to track and measure progress of the Healthy People 2020 objectives. Data sources include national censuses of events, nationally representative sample surveys, and other valid and reliable data sources. (Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), HHS)

    Human Needs Index   - A timely, multidimensional view of poverty-related need based on Salvation Army and federal data on meal assistance, housing assistance, and more. (Indiana University)

    IPUMS Health Surveys   - The National Health Interview Survey is a survey collecting information on the health, health care access, and health behaviors of the civilian, non-institutionalized U.S. population, with digital data files available from 1963 to present. IPUMS Health Surveys harmonizes these data and allows users to create custom NHIS data extracts for analysis. (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH)

    MEPSnet Query Tools   - Provides easy access to Medical Expenditure Survey Panel statistics on health care use, expenditures, sources of payment, and insurance coverage. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    MIDAS Digital Commons   - The primary purpose of the MIDAS Digital Commons (MDC) is to support infectious disease epidemiologists who are developing computational models of biological phenomena. (Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study)

    Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) Survey   - Survey that provides information on maternity practices, infant nutrition, and breastfeeding, allowing the CDC to monitor and evaluate hospital practices related to breastfeeding. Survey is administered every 2 years to facilities that provide maternity care services. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)   - The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) is a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    NARMS Now: Human Data   - Interactive tool that contains antibiotic resistance data from bacteria isolated from humans as part of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    NCHHSTP Atlas   - Interactive platform for accessing HIV, Viral Hepatitis, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis (TB) data collected by CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    NCHHSTP AtlasPlus   - Web application allows users to use HIV, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB data from the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) to create maps, charts, and detailed reports, and analyze trends and patterns. (National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), CDC)

    NCHS - HUD Data Linkage   - The data included in this set are based on the linkage of the National Health Interview Survey and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey with HUD administrative records through 2014 for HUD's three housing assistance programs: Multifamily, Public Housing, and Housing Choice Vouchers. Access is available through NCHS Research Data Centers. (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD))

    NCHS Data Visualization Pilot   - Explore interactive charts drawing on more than 100 years of data including the most current data from the National Center for Health Statistics' National Vital Statistics System. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)

    NHQRDRNet Online Query System   - Online query system that allows you to access national and state data on the quality of, and access to, health care from scientifically credible measures and data sources. This is an interactive tool to explore data from the National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Reports. (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), HHS)

    NICHD DASH   - NICHD DASH is a centralized resource for researchers to store and access data from research studies by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to use for secondary research. (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH)

    NIOSH Data and Statistics Gateway   - The Gateway is a NIOSH Scientific Data Repository that provides centralized access to NIOSH public-use research datasets valuable for the public, industry, and the scientific community. The Gateway also provides convenient access to surveillance, statistics and other collections of NIOSH data focused on occupational safety and health. (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), CDC)

    NPCR and SEER Incidence - USCS Public Use Databases   - Researchers can access and analyze high-quality population-based cancer incidence data on the entire U.S. population. De-identified cancer incidence data reported to CDC's National Program for Cancer Registries (NPCR) and the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program are available to researchers for free in public use databases that can be accessed using software developed by NCI's SEER Program. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HHS)