Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: Interactive Atlas

Background Users can view county level data maps of heart disease and stroke to assess environmental conditions and health services for that may influence said diseases. The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is created and maintained by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This application allows users to view county-level maps of heart disease and stroke, along with maps of social environmental conditions and health services for the…

CDC Wonder

Background Users can use WONDER to access data on a variety of topics from many of the CDC’s data systems. CDC Wonder (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiological Research) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and provides access to a wide variety of public health information. Wonder uses data systems, which include AIDS Public Use Data, Births, Cancer Statistics, Infant Deaths, Mortality, Population Data, Sexually Transmitted Disease Morbidity and…

National Hospital Discharge Survey

Background Users can download data tables or data sets regarding information about patients discharged from hospitals. The National Hospital Discharge Survey is one of the National Health Care Surveys of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its purpose is to gather information on the characteristics of patients discharged from hospitals. Information includes: duration of hospital visit, reason for hospital stay, and…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance

Users can view and download reports, figures and tables on sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the United States. Background Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance is an annual report done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) annually to track trends and statistics regarding sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States. Information includes background on STDs, special affected populations, and prevalence rates. Data Notes…

Child Well-Being and Welfare Module

Background Users can download data pertaining to child well-being. Topics include, but are not limited to: childcare, neighborhood safety, and parental employment. The Child Well-Being and Welfare Module of SLAITS is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services. The Child Well-Being and Welfare module contains information exploring the association…

National Immunization Survey

Users can download data sets, data tables or view maps related to immunization coverage in the United States. Background The National Immunization Survey is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is divided into two components: a randomized household telephone survey and a mailed survey to providers. In addition to gathering information on the immunization coverage of children, teens and…

State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS)

Users can download public-access datasets regarding topics such as: health insurance coverage, access to care, child well-being, utilization of services, and health status. Background The State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS) was developed by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is sponsored by both public and private organizations. SLAITS provides health care data at state and local…

Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI)

Background Users can generate and download tables on risk factors (such as nutrition and tobacco use) and conditions (such as diabetes and cancer) related to chronic diseases. Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI) is a surveillance system of chronic disease data and is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Consistent definitions and methodologies for collecting information on the indicators allow for state to state comparisons. There are 98…

National Maternal and Infant Health Survey

Background Users can order a CD-ROM with data on risk factors associated with poor pregnancy outcomes. The National Maternal and Infant Health Survey was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The survey was done to gain understanding on the risk factors associated with poor pregnancy outcomes. Data includes socioeconomic and demographic information, information on prenatal care, pregnancy history, health of the mother and infant, and information regarding…

Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH)

Background Users can download data regarding the health care needs of children with special health care needs in adolescence and early adulthood. Topics include: transition services, care coordination and health insurance. The Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH) is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Maternal…