Data and Statistics Information Sites
Public-use data for U.S. births, deaths, cancer diagnoses, tuberculosis cases, vaccinations, environmental exposures, and population estimates, among many other topics. These data collections are available as online databases, which provide public access to ad-hoc queries, summary statistics, maps, charts, and data extracts. Most of the data are updated annually; some collections are updated monthly or weekly.
Data Resource Center (DRC) for Child and Adolescent Health
The DRC is a non-profit, national data resource providing easy access to children’s health data on a variety of important topics, including the health and well-being of children and access to quality care sponsored by a cooperative agreement from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. It provides easily accessible national, state, and regional data from large, population-based surveys that do not require statistical expertise to use.
HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) Data Center
The HRSA Data Warehouse provides maps, data, and reports which integrate with external sources, such as the U.S. Census Bureau, providing information about HRSA’s grants, health centers, and other public health programs and services.
Kids Count Data Book
Annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of 16 indicators, the report ranks states on overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health, and family and community. NYS-specific data is provided (Annie e. Cassie Foundation 2020).
National Center for Health Statistics
Provides datasets on the following Diseases and Conditions, Infectious/Immune, Family Life, Health Care, and Insurance, Disability and Risk Factors, Injuries, Life Stages, and Populations Reproductive Health, Health Policy Data Requests, Chronic Conditions, Disability and Mortality
- Influence local, state, and national student health policy;
- Identify best practices in school health; and
- Better understand child health.
- Lead to policies that better support the needs of students, increase evidence-based school nursing practice, and better youth health outcomes.
National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)
Provides data on multiple, intersecting aspects of children’s lives—including physical and mental health, access to quality healthcare, and the child’s family, neighborhood, school, and social context. The survey was most recently conducted as a telephone survey by the Census Bureau in 2016.
- The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN)
- The National Health Interview Survey-Child Survey
- The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Supplement to the National Health Interview Survey
- The Pathways to Diagnosis and Services Survey (Autism-related)
New York State Education Department SED Public Reports Portal -SEDREF Reports Listing
Provides data downloads for over 52 reports on public, charter, BOCES schools, CEO contact info, and more.
United States Census Bureau-Statistics in Schools
The Statistics in Schools program provides resources for teaching and learning with real-life data. Explore the site for standards-aligned, classroom-ready activities, that are standards-aligned, classroom-ready activities. #Statisticsinschools
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