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Data Sets: Federal

Data Sets: State and Local

International Data

Federal Statistics

Statistical Information by Subject

Using the Data

Resources to Help You Learn More

Selected US Government Publications

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Web Link List


Internet Portals

Partners in Information Access
for the Public Health Workforce

<https://phpartners.org/>

MedlinePlus
<http://medlineplus.gov/>
See Health Topic – Health Statistics

Directory of HHS Data Resources
<http://aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/guide-hhs-surveys-and-data-resources>

Statistical Abstract of the United States – U.S. Census Bureau
<https://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/statistical_abstracts.html>

FedStats – Federal Government
<http://fedstats.sites.usa.gov//>

State & County QuickFacts –
U.S. Census Bureau – Federal Government

<https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/>

Statistical Resources on the Web –
University of Michigan

<http://guides.lib.umich.edu/content.php?pid=26205&sid=1640680l>

State Health Facts Online -
Kaiser Family Foundation

<http://www.statehealthfacts.kff.org/>

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/>

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
<http://www.ahrq.gov/>

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
<http://www.samhsa.gov/>

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) (formerly HCFA)
<https://www.cms.gov/>


Data Sets: Federal

Health Data Tools and Statistics - Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
<https://phpartners.org/health_stats.html>

Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR) – National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
<https://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hsrr_search/>

Toxicology and Environmental Health – Specialized Information Services
<http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/Tox/ToxMain.html>

HCUP – Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
<http://hcupnet.ahrq.gov/>

MEPS – Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
<http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/>

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/>

National Health Care Survey (NHCS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhcs.htm>

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm>

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm>

National Immunization Survey
<http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/stats-surv/imz-coverage.htm#nis>

National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS)
<http://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/>

National Vital Statistics System
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.htm>

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dash/yrbs/index.htm>

National Survey on Drug Use & Health (formerly called the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse)
<http://oas.samhsa.gov/nhsda.htm>

Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
<http://www.samhsa.gov/data/emergency-department-data-dawn>

Drug and Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS)
<http://oas.samhsa.gov/dasis.htm#DASISinfo>

Alcohol and Drug Services Study (ADSS)
<http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3088>

Acute Inpatient Prospective Payment System
<https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/index.html?redirect=/acuteinpatientpps/>

CMS Research, Statistics, Data & Systems
<https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems.html?redirect=/home/rsds.asp>

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)
<https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Research/MCBS/index.html?redirect=/MCBS>


Data Sets: State and Local

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/>

Child Stats – Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
<http://www.childstats.gov/>

FEDSTATS – Federal government
<http://fedstats.sites.usa.gov//>

State & County QuickFacts – U.S. Census Bureau
<https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/>

State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey - CDC
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/slaits.htm>

State Health Departments - CDC
<http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html>

State Profiles - Children’s Defense Fund
<http://www.childrensdefense.org/library/data/state-data-repository/children-in-the-states.html>

State Health Facts Online - Kaiser Family Foundation
<http://www.statehealthfacts.kff.org/>

Arizona Public Health Services
<http://www.hs.state.az.us/plan/index.htm>

California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)
<http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/chis/Pages/default.aspx>

EpiQMS – Washington State Department of Health and Pennsylvania Department of Health
<https://apps.health.pa.gov/EpiQMS/asp/ChooseDataset.asp>

MASSCHIP - Massachusetts Community Health Information
<http://masschip.state.ma.us/>

Texas Center for Health Statistics
<http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/default.shtm>

CHARTing Health Information for Texas
<https://sph.uth.edu/charting/>


International Data

United Nations Statistics Division
<http://unstats.un.org/unsd/>

World Bank Group Data and Statistics
<http://data.worldbank.org/>

Global Health Observatory (GHO)
<http://www.who.int/gho/en/>

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
<http://www.paho.org/>

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
<http://www.oecd.org/statistics/>


Federal Statistics

MedlinePlus - Health Statistics
<https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthstatistics.html>

CDC Wonder
<http://wonder.cdc.gov/>

Data 2010 – The Healthy People 2010 Database
<http://wonder.cdc.gov/DATA2010/>

Data and Statistics
<http://www.cdc.gov/scientific.htm>

NCHS Health E-Stats
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/hestats/hestats.htm>

Prevalence Data from the BRFSS (Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System)
<http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/brfssprevalence/index.html>

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
<http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dash/yrbs/>

HCUPnet – Interactive Tool for Hospital Statistics
<http://www.ahcpr.gov/hcupnet/>

<http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/nisoverview.jsp>

Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)
<http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/kidoverview.jsp>

Kids’ Inpatient Database (KID)
<http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/sidoverview.jsp>

<http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/overview.jsp>

HIV & AIDS Costs & Use
<http://www.ahrq.gov/health-care-information/topics/topic-hiv.html>

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
<http://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/>

On-Line Analysis of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use
<http://www.samhsa.gov/data/online-analysis-public-use-files>

Quick Statistics - - State Profiles
<http://wwwdasis.samhsa.gov/webt/NewMapv1.htm>

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)
<http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/SAMHDA/>

EPA Information Sources, Databases and Software
<http://www.epa.gov/epahome/Data.html>

HRSA Data Warehouse
<http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/>


Statistical Information by Subject

Chronic Disease GIS Exchange
<http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/maps/gisx/>

Injury Maps - National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
<http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/maps/>

Geographic Analysis Tool for Health & Environmental Research (GATHER) - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
<http://gis.cdc.gov/>

EnviroMapper Storefront – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
<http://www2.epa.gov/emefdata/em4ef.home>

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care – Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at Dartmouth Medical School
<http://www.dartmouthatlas.org/>

Cancer Mortality Maps & Graphs – National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
<http://ratecalc.cancer.gov/ratecalc/archivedatlas/>

Hospital and Health Care Records

National Hospital Discharge and Ambulatory Surgery Data
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/hdasd/listpubs.htm>

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey [MEPS]
<http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_stats/MEPS_topics.jsp>

HCUP
<http://www.ahrq.gov/research/data/hcup/index.html>

Center for Mental Health Services [CMHS]
<http://www.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/cmhs>

Mortality Data from the National Vital Statistics System
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/about/major/dvs/mortdata.htm>

National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS)
<http://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/>

MMWR Search
<http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwrsrch.htm>

Public Health Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness and Response – Centers for Disease Control and Preparedness
<http://www.bt.cdc.gov/>

Preparation and Planning
<http://emergency.cdc.gov/>

Pulsenet
<http://www.cdc.gov/pulsenet>

Chemical Warfare Agents – National Library of Medicine
<http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/chemicalwarfare.html>

MedlinePlus Biodefense and Bioterriorism - National Library of Medicine
<https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/biodefenseand
bioterrorism.html
>

Medline Plus Chemical Emergencies - National Library of Medicine
<https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/chemicalemergencies.html>

TOXNET – Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine
<http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/>

IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System) – Environmental Protection Agency
<http://www.epa.gov/iris/>

EnviroFacts
<http://www.epa.gov/enviro/>

EPA A-Z Index
<http://www.epa.gov/epahome/quickfinder.htm>

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Chemical Safety
<http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/chemical-safety/>

California – Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
<http://www.oehha.ca.gov>

EXTONET
<http://ace.orst.edu/info/extoxnet/ghindex.html>

Disability Data - U.S. Census Bureau
<http://www.census.gov/people/disability/>

Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities – Bureau of Labor Statistics
<http://www.bls.gov/iif/>

FactFinder - U. S. Census Bureau
<http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml>

TransStats - Bureau of Transportation Statistics
<http://www.transtats.bts.gov/>


Using Data

DataFerrett: Federal Electronic Research and Review Extraction Tool
<http://dataferrett.census.gov/>

Epi Info
<http://www.cdc.gov/epiinfo/>

WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
<http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/>

AgingStats.gov
<http://www.agingstats.gov/agingstatsdotnet/main_site/default.aspx>


Resources to Help You Learn More

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System - Training
<http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/about/index.htm>

Glossary
<https://www.cms.gov/apps/glossary/default.asp?Letter=ALL&Language=English>

Glossary of Epidemiology Terms
<http://www.cdc.gov/ophss/csels/dsepd/SS1978/Glossary.html>

Glossary of Terms
<https://www.cihi.ca/en/nacrs_glossary_en.pdf>

Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC)
<http://www.resdac.org/>

State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC)
<http://www.shadac.org/>

TOXNET and Beyond: Using the National Library of Medicine Environmental Health and Toxicology Portal
<http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/toxnet_manual.pdf>


Selected US Government Publications

Health, United States, National Center for Health Statistics. Annual. Hyattsville, Maryland.
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm>

Vital and Health Statistics Series, NCHS
<http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/pubs/pubd/series/ser.htm>

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
<http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html>


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