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Resources on finding and utilizing health statistics.
Specific Health Indicators
Injury, Crime & Violence
Statistics by Location
Children & Adolescents
Adolescent & School Health - Data and Statistics (CDC)
Adolescent Health - Fast Facts (CDC)
Child & Adolescent Health (AHRQ)
Child Health - Fast Facts (CDC)
Child Health USA (HRSA)
Cancer Data & Statitics
Child Trends DataBank
Latest national trends & research on over 100 key indicators of child & youth well being.
Child Welfare Information - Statistics
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health (DRC)
National & state-level data on child health indicators from the National Survey of Children's Health & the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs.
Measures of child well being; analyze data by race/ethnicity & compare data across states. From Brandeis University.
Healthy Youth: Sexual Risk Behaviors (CDC)
Infant Health - Fast Facts (CDC)
Kids Count Data Center
Contains measures of child well-being across the U.S. From the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
National Survey of Adolescents & Young Adults: Sexual Health Knowledge, Attitudes, & Experiences
From the Kaiser Family Foundation.
National Survey of Children's Health (CDC)
National Youth Tobacco Survey (CDC)
Datasets for use in research & design of tobacco prevention & control programs.
Pediatric Nutrtion Surveillance (PedNSS)
Describes the nutritional status of low-income infants & children enrolled in federally funded maternal & child health & nutrition programs. From the Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services.
Peristats: March of Dimes
Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S.
Fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Data
Youth: Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity Data & Statistics (CDC)
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (CDC)
Men's Health - FastStats (CDC)
Men's Health (CDC)
Older Person's Health - FastStats (CDC)
Age Data (US Census)
Aging Statistics (DHHS Administration on Aging)
From the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.
Database of Longitudinal Studies
Studies on a variety of topics. Search by race/ethnicity & geographic area. From the National Institute on Aging, NIH.
DataExplorer (AARP Policy Institute)
Search by topic or location.
Falls Among Older Adults (CDC)
Growing Older in America: The Health & Retirement Study (National Institute on Aging)
Longitudinal Studies of Aging (CDC)
Data from 1984 - 2000.
Medicare Health Outcomes Survey
National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging
National Home & Hospice Care Survey (CDC)
National Study of Long-Term Care Providers
See also the
National Home & Hospice Care Survey
The State of Aging & Health in America (CDC Report)
FastStats: Women's Health (CDC)
Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Data & Trends
Report from Population Reference Bureau.
Fertility of American Women (US Census)
MEASURE Demographic & Health Surveys (Demographic & Health Surveys)
Pediatric and Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (CDC)
PeriStats: March of Dimes
Maternal & infant health data.
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) (CDC)
Quick Health Data Online
From the Office on Women's Health. Provides state & county-level data available by gender, race, & ethnicity in 11 categories.
Women's Health (AHRQ)
Women's Health: Data and Statistics (DHHS)
Women's Health Data Book: A Profile of Women's Health in the United States (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Women's Health Policy (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Women's Health USA (DHHS)
Yearly data books for download.
Topics On this Page
Children & Adolescents
Gender & Sexuality
Cancer Types Grouped by Race, Ethnicity and Sex
Includes data from 1999-2012
Disparities Policy (Kaiser Family Foundation)
FastFacts: Health of American Indian or Alaskan Native Population (CDC)
FastFacts: Health of Asian or Pacific Islander Population (CDC)
FastFacts: Health of Black or African American Population (CDC)
FastFacts: Health of Hispanic or Latino Population (CDC)
FastFacts: Health of Mexican American Population (CDC)
Indian Health Service Report (DHHS)
Mental Health by Racial & Ethnic Group (SAMHSA)
Minority Data Resource Center
Minority Health (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Contains Charts & Data, Fact Sheets, Reports & Studies
Minority Health Surveillance: Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health across the U.S. (REACH U.S.) Risk Factor Survey 2009 (CDC)
Office of Minority Health Data & Statistics (DHHS)
Gender & Sexuality
Center for Population Research in LGBT Health (Fenway Institute)
Gender Equality & Statistics (World Bank)
Gender Statistics (United Nations)
Kinsey Institute: Facts and Statistics
LGBTData.com: Data Sources
Population Fund Publications (United Nations)
Includes a number of gender-related publications that may be of use during the initial phases of research.
Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) (CDC)
National Death Index (CDC)
National Vital Statistics System (CDC)
Vital Statistics (ICPSR)