National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

Background Users can download data and reports on information related to families in the United States. Topics covered include, and are not limited to: HIV testing, contraception use, fatherhood and teen pregnancy. The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey was originally designed to obtain data on marriage, divorce, contraception, infertility,…

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…

Social Indicators

Background Users can view tables or download data on the country level on topics such as: childbearing, education, health, income, and population. Social Indicators is compiled by the United Nations Statistical Division and covers a wide range of information on children, women, population, development, and social development. Indicators are provided based on the following categories: childbearing, child and elderly populations, contraceptive use, education, health, housing, education, and work. Data Notes…

Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men

Background Users can view tables or download data on topics such as: families, health, education, life expectancy and work. Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men is part of the United Nations Statistical Division. Information is provided in the following categories: population, women and men in families, health, education, work, and political decision making. Data Notes Users can view tables of the indicators of interest and are able to download…

Guttmacher Institute Data Center

The Data Center at the Guttmacher Institute is focused on providing information on the state, national, and international level related to reproductive and sexual health. Background The Data Center is maintained by the Guttmacher Institute. The Guttmacher Institute’s goal is to advance the sexual and reproductive health in the United States and worldwide through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new…

Women’s Health USA 2002-2012

Background Users are able to access data related to a wide range of women’s health issues in the United State of America. The Women’s Health USA  website has been produced as an online version of the annual data book, most recently, Women’s Health USA 2012, published by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Women’s Health USA is a collection of current and historical data…

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…

FastStats

Background Users can quickly get statistics on a variety of health topics, including: accidents, mortality, childbirth, anemia, drug use and marriage. FastStats is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and provides quick statistics on a variety of public health topics. Data Notes From an alphabetical list, users can click on a specific topic of interest and have access to the basic statistics. From there, users can click…

Global Health Facts

Background Users can customize how data on a number of health indicators are presented, and the resulting tables, charts, and maps can be downloaded. Entire datasets are also available to download. Global Health Facts is a Kaiser Family Foundation website that provides global health data on the following topics: HIV/ AIDS; TB; Malaria; Other conditions, diseases and risk indicators; Programs, funding and financing; Health workforce and capacity; Demography and population;…

National Health and Nurition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Users can download reports, data tables and data sets to gain information regarding Americans’ nutrition and health statuses. Background The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is an annual survey that reports on Americans’ nutrition and health statuses and uses that information to determine prevalence estimates and understand health trends.…