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Health Statistical Resources

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

  • HazDat
    Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database, is the scientific and administrative database developed to provide access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations.

Bureau of the Census' Health Insurance Data
Statistical data on health insurance coverage in the United States.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities (IIF)
Data on workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. The information is compiled from numerous research and surveys reports from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCES)

  • Fact Sheets
    News releases on a variety of topics that include statistical information.

    Index for health statistics by subject.

  • Health, United States
    Includes a Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans.

  • Health Care Coverage and Utilization
    Information on health care coverage and utilization is collected by a wide range of different NCHS data systems including The National Health Care Survey (NHCS), and The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS).


  • Surveys and Data Collection Systems
    NCHS has two major types of data systems: systems based on populations, containing data collected through personal interviews or examinations; and systems based on records, containing data collected from vital and medical records.

World Health Organization

  • WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
    WHO Statistical Information System is a guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization, and elsewhere.

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