Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS)

Background Users can download data tables to gather information regarding risk factors associated with poor birth outcomes among low-income women. The Pregnancy Nutritional Surveillance System (PNSS) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The PNSS gathers data on the nutritional and behavioral risk factors that are associated with infant mortality and other poor birth outcomes among low-income pregnant women in the United States. PNSS data includes:…

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Background Users can gather information regarding health risk behaviors and health conditions. Examples of topics include: physical activity, sexual behaviors, health insurance coverage, and chronic diseases. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a state-based system of health surveys and is the largest telephone health survey (almost 350,000 adults are interviewed each year). State-specific/ representative information on health risk behaviors, preventive health practices,…

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Users can download reports and the data set on a range of health topics in the United States. Examples of topics include: vaccinations, insurance coverage, mortality, nutrition and tobacco. Background The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) is a part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NHIS data is on a wide range of health topics and is collected by the U.S.…

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Users can view reports and fact sheets on topics related to pregnancy and childbirth. Background The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (commonly known as PRAMS) is a joint effort between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments. Data is collected on maternal attitudes, behaviors and experiences before, during and immediately after pregnancy. PRAMS collects state-specific information and allows for comparisons across states on a number…

CDC’s PRAMS Online Data for Epidemiological Research (CPONDER)

Background This interactive tool allows users to generate tables and graphs on information relating to pregnancy and childbirth. All data comes from the CDC’s PRAMS. Topics include: breastfeeding, prenatal care, insurance coverage and alcohol use during pregnancy. CPONDER is the interaction online data tool for the Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). PRAMS gathers state and national level data on a variety of…

National Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D)

Background Users can download reports and data on disabilities in the United States. The National Health Interview Survey on Disability (NHIS-D) was a supplement to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), both conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The purpose of the survey was to gather information to better understand disability, to develop policies, and to gather statistics on a number of health conditions. There were…

School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS)

Background Users can gather data and information on all topics related to school health and student wellness. The School Health Programs and Policies Study (SHPPS) is part of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. SHPPS is a survey designed to assess policies and programs, which are related to health education, physical education and activity, health services, mental health…