Interactive tool designed to generate charts and tables with indicators on children, age 0 to 17, for the United States and for the 50 states and the District of Columbia using data from the American Community Survey. (Urban Institute (UI))
Diversitydata.org allows visitors to explore how metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. perform on a diverse range of social measures that comprise a well-rounded life experience. The site provides access to socioeconomic indicators for metropolitan areas in the form of tables, thematic maps, and customizable reports. (Center for Advancing Health USA, Harvard School of Public Health)
Population databases that include IPUMS - USA, data on people in the U.S. census and American Community Survey; IPUMS-CPS, data on people in the Current Population Survey; the North American Population Project (NAPP); the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS); and the Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS), an integrated version of the U.S. National Health Interview Survey. (Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota US)
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. (Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (IES))
This CDC site lists state-by-state health surveys that collect information about health risk behaviors, preventive health practices, and health care access, primarily related to chronic disease and injury.
Also see the CDC's VitalSigns for data tables on births and deaths in the U.S. population. Use the A-Z index at the top of the page to find information on specific topics. The CDC focus not only on communicable diseases but accidents and safety as well.
CDC Wonder is an easy-to-use, menu-driven system that makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) available to public health professionals and the public at large. It provides access to a wide array of public health information.
Access statistical research data published by CDC, as well as reference materials, reports and guidelines on health-related topics;
Query numeric data sets on CDC's computers, via "fill-in-the blank" web pages. Public-use data sets about mortality (deaths), cancer incidence, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, vaccinations, natality (births), census data and many other topics are available for query, and the requested data are readily summarized and analyzed, with dynamically calculated statistics, charts and maps.
As 1 of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), this agency works to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health care throughout the U.S. It conducts and supports health services research in academic institutions, hospitals, health care systems, and many other settings.
Provides access to datasets generated by the Federal Government and includes descriptions of the datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. (United States Government)
The Department of Health and Human Services priorities include: Health Insurance Marketplace
Affordable Care Act; Mental Health; Stop Bullying; Be Tobacco Free; Food Safety; Getting Vaccinated; Flu Prevention; Raise Healthier Kids; Open Government at HHS; Stop Medicare Fraud; HHS Digital Strategy; Supporting Military Families; Fighting HIV/AIDS