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                                      U.S. Health & Statistics Websites

Agency for Health Care Research & Quality

www.ahrq.gov/data/
  • Hospital Statistics (trends, diagnoses, surgeries, procedures)
  • HIV Statistics (cost, numbers)
  • Data & Surveys
  • Grants Online Database
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

www.cdc.gov/brfss
  • World's largest phone survey to track health risks of adults in the United States
  • Interactive databases on Prevalence & Trends
    Maps(show and compare health risk estimates)
  • Questionnaires & Surveys are in the public domain
Census Bureau (FactFinder)

factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en
  • Population, housing, economic, and geographic data
  • Data Sets: Decennial Census, Annual Population Estimates, etc
Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services: Research, Statistics, Data & Surveys

www.cms.hhs.gov/researchers/
  • Broad range of quantitative information on Medicare - estimates of future Medicare and Medicaid spending, enrollment, spending, and claims data.
CDC Wonder

wonder.cdc.gov/
  • WONDER provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data
  • Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research
  • EpiInfo: a desk-top application tool to support analysis of pulbic health data

Dentistry - Survey Research on Dentistry

www.ada.org/ada/prod/survey/index.asp
www.ada.org/ada/prod/survey/faq.asp

  • Contains statistical information of concern to the dental profession
  • Survey Research on Dentistry: FAQ

Environmental Protection Agency : Envirofacts Data Warehouse

www.epa.gov/enviro/html/data_source.html

  • Several data source databases including: hazardous waster, drinking water, air releases

Epi Info

www.cdc.gov/epiinfo

  • Use Epi Info to rapidly develop a questionnaire or form, customize the data entry process, and enter and analyze data
  • Epidemiologic statistics, tables, graphs, and maps are produced with simple commands

Fast Stats A-Z

www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/Default.htm

  • U.S. states and territories information
  • Find information by state or topic
  • Includes Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics
  • Get e-mail updates
Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR)

www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hsrr_search
  • Searchable directory of research datasets and instruments used in health services research, Behavioral & Social Sciences, and Public Health
  • Links to PubMed, PHPartners, and others
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

www.ahrq.gov/data/hcup
  • Data collection of state data organizations, hospital associations, private data organizations and the federal government
Hospital-data.com

www.hospital-data.com
  • Profiles of thousands of hospitals, medical clinics and nursing homes
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm
  • A huge storehouse of statistics that includes vital statistics, tabulated state data, and interactive tables

  • A few of the may statistical banks include:
    • FastStats A-Z
    • National Vital Statistics
    • Health E-Stat
    • Healthy People Data 2010
    • Births/Natality
    • Deaths/Mortality
    • Tabulated State Dated
National Immunization Survey

www.cdc.gov/nip/coverage/default.htm#NIS

  • Ongoing survey of immunizations, U.S. preschool children (19-35 months old)
  • Tables, Articles, Figures
  • Public Use Data Files
National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS)

www.cdc.gov/epo/dphsi/nndsshis.htm
  • List of nationally notifiable diseases
  • Data on selected notifiable infectious diseases
  • Annual state compilations
  • Query MMWR Morbidity tables
  • Download EpiInfo software program for questionnaires, data sets, etc.
Public Health Information Network
(PHIN)

www.cdc.gov/phin
  • From the CDC
  • A unifying framework to monitor early detection of public health issues and emergencies.
  • PHIN is composed of five key components detection and monitoring, data analysis, knowledge management, alerting and response
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

oas.samhsa.gov/
  • Provides latest national data:
    • alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drug abuse
    • drug related emergency department episodes and medical examiner cases
    • nation's substance abuse treatment system
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dash/yrbs/index.htm
  • National, state and local school-based surveys (9th-12th graders)
  • Youth Online: Comprehensive Results
  • State Fact Sheets
  • Data Files & Documentation
UIC Library of the Health Sciences Epidemiology &
Public Health
www.uic.edu/depts/lib/lhs/resources/epidemiology.shtml
  • List of links to web-based statistical resources
  • National, State, International

USDA Food and Nutrition Program

www.fns.usda.gov/fns/

  • Data and research regarding USDA Nutrition Assistance programs

                                      Statistics for the State of Illinois

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/Trends/TrendData.asp
  • Choose risk behavior/circumstance and a state to see the trend over multiple years


  • Prevalence Data
  • Trends Data - compiles data for sixteen negative behaviors or circumstances, so that the user can view the trend over time
  • Historical Questions - Inquiries can be made on the BRFSS Historical Questions categories.
Illinois Department of Public Health

www.idph.state.il.us/
  • Illinois health statistics
  • Illinois rules and regulations
  • Illinois health fact sheets
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

www.epa.state.il.us/
  • Obtain air, land, and water quality information.
Illinois State Board of Education

www.isbe.state.il.us/research/Default.htm
  • Data analysis and progress reporting
This project has been funded in part or in whole with federal funds from the 
National Library of Medicine, National Institutes for Health, under Contract
No. NO1-LM-6-3503.



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