*Discontinued Resource by the GPO* Contains a collection of statistics (at the county, state, & country level) on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. It also highlights sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.
A new nationwide survey designed to provide estimates of demographic, housing, social, and economic characteristics every year for all states, as well as for all cities, counties, metropolitan areas, and population groups of 65,000 people or more.
These reports provide early release of data from the National Center for Health Statistics' health and demographic surveys. Many of these releases are followed by detailed reports in the Vital and Health Statistics series.
"The prevention agenda for the Nation" -- in addition to the prevention agenda, data is available on Statics & Surveillance and an interactive database system (DATA2010) which contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010.
NLM meta-site for: Associations, Data Sets & Sources, Federal Agencies, Epidemiology & Health Stats, Evidence Based Medicine & Health Technology Assessment, Funding, Health Economics & Policy, Informatics, Rural Health, and State Health
Several projects are underway including the Heathcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) & interactive tool for hospital statistics, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), the Healthcare Informatics Standards, and the HIV & AIDS Cost & Use with an interactive tool for statistics on use of HIV/AIDS resources. Some of the reports available under Research Findings will also provide some statistical data. Information on specific nursing research and clinical data is also available.
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.
With Epi Info™ and a personal computer, epidemiologists and other public health and medical professionals can 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 such as READ, FREQ, LIST, TABLES, GRAPH, and MAP. Epi Map displays geographic maps with data from Epi Info™.
The Mortality Followback Survey Program, begun in the 1960's by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), uses a sample of United States residents who die in a given year to supplement the death certificate with information from the next of kin or another person familiar with the decedent's life history.
The Gateway to data and statisticsis a web-based tool that brings together key health and human services data and statistics. It is designed to complement other government resources such as FirstGov and FedStats. The Gateway covers federal, state and local government sponsored information.