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A guide to resources for epidemiology and statistical information and public health information
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Each tab of this guide represents a sub-topic for resources in Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health.

The "Help" tab offers tips for searching the Internet as well as other avenues for help.

Quick Links

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
    Several projects are underway including the Heathcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) & interactive tool for hospital statistics, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), and the Healthcare Informatics Standards.
  • CDC Wonder
    For a single point of access to a wide variety of reports & numeric public health data, use CDC Wonder. Browse the topics list (i.e., Chronic Diseases, Communicable Diseases, Environmental or Occupational Health, etc.) or use the A - Z index.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  
  • Illinois Department of Public Health Statistics
  • IQuery
    IQuery is a web-based community health data query system maintained by the Illinois Department of Public Health. It has data from multiple sources and can be accessed by most browsers.
  • IPLAN  
    A regularly performed community health assessment and planning process in Illinois.
    # An online website, IPLAN Data System, has been created based on this data and offers a customizeable data report system containing 102 health indicators.
  • FastSTATS A-Z
    Quick access to statistics on a variety of topics with links provided to more comprehensive data & related topics.
  • FedSTATS
    This is a self-described gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies with two categories of links, to statistics or to statistical agencies. Browse through topics with the A to Z link or browse the list of agencies with statistical programs or do a search across agency websites.
  • Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report
    Online version of the print publication focusing on disease surveillance.

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