"WONDER provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data." Information can be located by topic or through the A to Z Index. A search feature is available. In addition to statistical information access to reports, articles, and other documents is also available.
The statistical section of the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides data and statistics by topic. In addition it provides data access tools, surveys, publications and more.
Provides access to information "gathered through the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN), and share the results through this free online resource. " Includes National and state level data.
This site from Cornell University allows users to "access comprehensive, up-to-date U.S. disability statistics via graphs and charts, tables, and written descriptions." Users can register with the site for complete access to all tools and information or can login as a guest user without registering.
The ELDIS database, hosted by Institute of Development Studies in Sussex, was created as an information gateway for development issues. It has a variety of resources including summaries, links to online documents, a directory of websites, databases, library catalogs, country profiles, resource guides, and email discussion lists and news services. Quick access to resources is provided through the topically arrranged guides which cover subjects such as: ageing populations, education, conflict, poverty, etc. The site can also be searched.
EuroStat is "the Statistical Office of the European Communities, established in 1953. Our mission is to gather and analyse figures from the different European statistics offices in order to provide comparable and harmonised data to the European Institutions so they can define, implement and analyse Community policies." Data covers the European Union and its Member States and partners. The website is updated on a daily basis providing access to the latest available statistical information. Since October 1, 2004 EuroStat has been provideing "free of charge access to all its databases and electronic publications."
"... preserves and disseminates data collected by research projects funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health and health care in the United States. A project of ICPSR, HMCA is supported by the Foundation." The site provides downloadable data files, related webisites, and related literature.
"KFF is an endowed, nonprofit organization filling the need for trusted, independent information on national health issues. Legally we are a public charity — not a foundation — and as I hope you know, we are an independent national organization, headquartered in San Francisco, without any connection to Kaiser Permanente."
This area of the CDC website provides access the data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics. Considered the Nation's main health statistics agency, the NCHS is responsible for compiling statistical information in order to improve the health and well being of public. Additionally the NCHS site provides links to other sites for locating information regarding health topics, including other statistical data.
The March of Dimes organization aims to prevent birth defects and improve the health of babies. The PeriStats site from the March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center "provides free access to US, state, city, and county maternal & infant health data." Users have the ability to create graphs or maps of data by State and indicator (maternal age, race, infant mortality rates, etc.) A Quick Facts and a State Summaries section are also available. Data is collected from multiple agencies.
"The SAMHDA site, presented by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), offers easy access to substance use and mental health data for analyses.
SAMHDA encourages users to return to the site often to explore the spectrum of available data offerings. Updates and access to the latest data are posted frequently. Enhancements to the tools and documentation occur frequently to deliver the most relevant resources to the user community."
"The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators."Provided by the United Nations
"This data portal was developed to provide a convenient access point for health-related data for Virginia. This portal is a comprehensive source for community health assessment, public, and population health data."