Health & Medical – Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/

Provides statistics on workplace injury & illnesses, fatalities broken down by demographics and injuries.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data & Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/

Provides access to CDC data and reports on births, death & marriages, growth charts, national and state data, survey & data collection & trends in health and aging. CDC Wonder provides searching of over 45 document and statistics databases of public health information.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/home/rsds.asp

US Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on Medicaid and Medicare programs, including statistics.

Current Index to Statistics [About]
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields.

FedStats

http://www.fedstats.gov/

Gateway to statistics to over 100 federal agencies. Search by agency, programs, regional statistics, etc.

Healthcare Cost Utilization Project (HCUP)

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/home.jsp

Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality Healthcare Cost and Utilization project (HCUP). HCUP databases contain all-listed diagnoses and procedures, discharge status, patient demographics, and charges for all patients, regardless of payer (e.g., persons covered by Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and the uninsured). State comparisons and analyses included

MedlinePlus: Health Statistics

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthstatistics.html

U.S. National Institute of Health, National Health Library consumer health information site.

National Center for Health Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/default.htm

NCHS is the Federal Government’s principal health statistics agency. Data includes information on the health status of the population, disparities in health use & status, and health trends.

PubMed (1996]-)
Note: A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related sources.

Social Security Administration

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/

Provides statistics about the Social Security program, disability insurance, socioeconomic characteristics, geographic information, etc.

State Health Facts Online

http://www.statehealthfacts.kff.org/

A project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states. Statehealthfacts.org provides data on more than 500 health topics and is linked to both the Kaiser Family Foundation web site (www.kff.org) and KaiserNetwork.org (www.kaisernetwork.org). Includes state-level data on health policies, state legislation, access, etc.

Note: The database indexes and abstracts social, demographic, and economic statistics published by the U.S. government, the U.N. and other international governmental organizations, as well as US state governments, and US private nonprofit and commercial associations and organizations.

U.S. Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/

Includes household statistics on health insurance, disability, well-being, fertility, etc.

United Nations Global Statistics

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/default.htm

Provides global demographic & social statistics covering mortality, health, disability, etc.

World Health Organization (WHO) Statistical Information

http://www.who.ch/whosis/whosis.htm

Provides statistics of over 50 health indicators for WHO member states. Statistics include demographic & health survey’s, mortality, aging, diseases, etc.