Finding Health Statistics
Finding and Using Health Statistics
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Library Resource Guide for Federal Government Information
Library Resource Guide for Spatial Data and GIS
Library Resource Guide for United Nations Government Information
Library Resources Guide for Statistics and Data
Health Care Statistics
Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Data Services
The EIU DataServices portfolio comprises the following global business databases: EIU Country Data, a comprehensive database of economic indicators and forecasts, covering more than 320 economic series for 150 countries, as well as 45 regional aggregates, running from 1980 and forecasting out five years; EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts, a powerful database of economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major countries, stretching back to 1990 and forward five years; EIU City Data, a global database of product prices and business costs providing over 330 prices levels on more than 160 products and services in 123 cities worldwide from 1990 to the present, and Combination of Country Data and Market Indicators, which is a combination of EIU Country Data and EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts.
OECD Health Statistics
Current; OECD Health Data is a source of comparable statistics on health and health care systems of the OECD economies. It enables health researchers and policy advisors in governments, the private sector and the academic community to carry out comparative analyses and draw lessons from cross-country comparisons of national health care systems. Many time series going back as far as 1960. Main fields covered include:
� Health Status
� Health Care Resources
� Health Care Utilisation
� Expenditure on Health
� Health Care Financing
� Social Protection
� Pharmaceutical Market
� Non-medical Determinants of Health
� Demographic References
� Economic References
World Development Indicators
Current; published by the World Bank, WDI contains statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2003 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
American Fact Finder
"...for population, housing, economic, and geographic data."
Atlas of United States Mortality
Graphically illustrates eighteen causes of mortality in US from 1988-1992.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Safety and Health Statistics Home Page
Provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and numberical public health data.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Data and Statistics
Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Ongoing analysis of Medicare data to better understand our healthcare system and its utilization.
Kaiser Family Foundation
State Health Facts
National Center for Health Statistics
Vital data on health status, lifestyle, illness, and disability.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Inequities, health indicators, country profiles and trends.
Population Index on the Web
R.I. Department of Health
Statistical Abstract of the United States
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau International Data Base
Global population trends, links to historical population estimates.
United Nations InfoNation
World Health Organization Global Health Observatory
World POPClock Projection
US and World population clocks.
Health Care Statistics (by subject)
The links below are examples of data sources from local, national and international governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Aging: Administration on Aging
AIDS: World Health Organization Program on AIDS
Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Allows searching for custom reports.
Chronic Disease Statistics and Tracking
HIV/AIDS Statistics and Surveillance
Substance Abuse: Canadian Center on Substance Abuse
Canadian and international data.
Substance Abuse: National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Use Quick Facts.
Substance Abuse: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Substance Abuse: United Nations International Drug Control Program
WISQARS Injury Related Data