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A guide to resources for epidemiology and statistical information and public health information
Last Updated: May 15, 2014
Epidemiology and Statistics
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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.
- 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 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.
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.
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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