Federal and Other Data Resources
Federal Data Resources
||American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States,
Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.
The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.
Surveillance System(BRFSS) - Prevalence and Trends Data
||The BRFSS is the nation's premier system of health-related telephone
surveys that collect state
data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and
use of preventive services.
Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
||CHSI 2015 is an interactive web application that produces health
profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States.
Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes.
||National and state-level influenza vaccination coverage information.
Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
||The NCHS is the nation’s principal health statistics agency, providing
data to identify and address health issues. NCHS
compiles statistical information to help guide public health and health policy decisions.
||CDC’s WISQARS™ (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
is an interactive,
online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data from a
variety of trusted sources.
||WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the
analysis of public health data.
Reports and other query systems are also available.
National Survey of Children's Health
||The National Survey of Children's Health provides rich data on multiple,
intersecting aspects of children's lives, including physical and mental health, access to quality health
care and the child's family, neighborhood, school, and social context.
Census Bureau-American Community Survey (ACS)
||The ACS is a nationwide survey that collects and produces information
on demographic, social, economic, and housing characteristics
about our nation's population every year.
Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) - Youth On-line Data Analysis Tool
||The YRBSS provides data for priority health risk behaviors that contribute
markedly to the leading causes of death,
disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States.
Other Data Resources
||America’s Health Rankings releases two yearly reports, one on the
health of the general population in the 50 US
states plus a senior report on the population aged 65 and older in each state. Both reports include some
health metrics that are stratified by race/ethnicity,
gender, age, education, place of residence, and economic status.
||The County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly all counties
in the nation and rank them within states.
The Rankings are compiled using county-level measures from a variety of national and state data sources.
These measures are standardized and combined
using scientifically-informed weights.
||Delaware Focus provides data for community health indicators on measurements
of social, environmental and economic
factors that affect quality of life.
Delaware Health Tracker
||Delaware Health Tracker brings non-biased data, local resources,
and a wealth of information to one, accessible,
||DATA2020, the Healthy People 2020 interactive data tool, allows users
to explore data and technical information
related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives.
Link to Delaware Health Statistics Center main page
Monday August 15 2016