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
Statistical data on health insurance coverage
in the United States.
Data on workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. The
information is compiled from numerous research and surveys reports from the
U.S. Department of Labor.
Key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and
human services information on the Internet.
News releases on a variety of topics that include statistical
Index for health statistics by subject.
Includes a Chartbook on Trends in the Health of
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).
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.
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.