Health statistics and data
Healthy People 2020 provides a framework for prevention for the Nation. It is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
FASTATS A to Z
Provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.
- Data, publications and reports by Public Health - Seattle & King County
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Data & Surveys
Links to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, HIV & AIDS Costs & Use, Safety Net Monitoring Initiative, and additional AHRQ resources.
- American FactFinder
Developed by the US Census Bureau, American FactFinder is a consumer oriented resource for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
- America's Health: State Health Rankings
America's Health Rankings provides an annual perspective on our national health issues, state by state.
- Birth Data Quality Query System (WA State DOH)
Provides birth data on hospitals in Washington State. Hospitals can be compared to similar birth volume hospitals, and information is provided on whether key demographic, prenatal, and medical history information has been obtained their findings to that of the state.
- CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Tracks health risks in the United States and utilizes the information to improve the health of the American people. Includes interactive databases and maps, survey data files, and additional learning resources.
- CDC Data and Statistics
Links to the CDC's scientific, surveillance, and health statistics data.
- CDC National Center for Health Statistics
- California Health Interview Survey
Provides data on various health topics by population or geographical area. Registration is required but is free.
- Center for Health Statistics BRFSS (WA State DOH)
Shows tables produced for a selected set of core questions and optional modules in Washington State with percentages by demographic and socioeconomic variables. For most questions, results show percentages by age group, gender, age and gender, race group, education, income and marital status.
- Center for Health Statistics Hospital Data (WA State DOH)
The Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System (CHARS) has hospital inpatient discharge information available for 1987 to 2006. The database is used to collect public information (age, sex, zip code and billed charges of the patient), as well as the codes for their diagnosis and procedures along with other items.
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Statistics, Data, and Research
An index of CMS information on research, statistics, data & systems, includes pathways to statistics, trends and reports, computer data and systems, and related documents.
- Child Trends Data Bank
Contains information on national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being.
- Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare
The Atlas seeks to describe how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The data tools allow users to create their own reports.
- Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Allows users to search and compare data from the National Survey of Children's Health (2003) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (2001).
- Directory of Health and Human Services Data Resources
Explore how metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. perform on a diverse range of social measures that comprise a well-rounded life experience.
A "gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies."
- Geographic Information Systems (King County)
- Geographic Information Systems: Census Viewer (King County)
- Health Data, (WA State DOH)
- IPUMS-USA: Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
Dedicated to collecting and distributing United States census data, IPUMS-USA's goals are to collect, preserve, harmonize and disseminate data and documentation.
- KIDS COUNT State-Level Data Online
State-level data for over 100 measures of child well-being, including all the measures regularly used in the KIDS COUNT Data Book and The Right Start for America's Newborns. The online database allows you to generate custom reports for a geographic area (Profiles) or to compare geographic areas on a topic.
- Minnesota Population Center Demographic Data Resources
- National Vital Statistics System
An interactive perinatal data resource that includes US, state, county, and city maternal & infant health data. Data viewers allow users to create data maps and graphs, obtain quick facts, and find state summaries.
- State and Metropolitan Area Data Book (1997-98)
Contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States at the State and metropolitan area levels. Selected data for component counties and central cities of metropolitan areas are also included."
- State Health Facts Online
A source of data on topics such as health status, health coverage and the uninsured, minority health, women's health, and HIV/AIDS. Individual state profiles, state comparisons, and data downloads are available.
- State Public Health.org
The State Public Health website includes directories, demographic data, trends, and resources for state public health professionals and the public.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Statistics: Latest data
The latest national data on alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drug abuse; drug related emergency department episodes and medical examiner cases; and, the nation's substance abuse treatment system.
- Trust for America's Health
Trust for America's Health (TFAH) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on disease prevention. The How Healthy is Your State feature allows users to view profiles covering a number of indicators, including adult and child health, health disparities, obesity, bioterrorism preparedness, and cancer.
- United Nations Demographic and Social Statistics
- US Census Bureau
- Washington State Data Book
The Washington State Data Book contains eleven major sections: Population, Economy, State Government Finance, Human Services, Criminal Justice, Education, Natural Resources, Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Local Government.
- WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
A guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization.