Quick Health Data Online

Background Users are able to access a variety of statics related to health care diagnoses and conditions in women’s health. The Office of Women’s Health: Quick Health Data Online formerly known as the National Women’s Health Indicators Database is maintained and run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Users are able to search specific queries and create tables and graphs which can be exported. Quick Health Data…

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…

County Health Calculator

Background Users can access county level data on key demographics, health care outcomes, and health care spending. The County Health Calculator was developed in 2010-2012 by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Human Needs with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The County Health Calculator is a web-based interface to study outcomes and demographics of counties across the United States. This website shows the results of generalized linear…

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

Background Users are able to access data on the county level to asses a variety of health outcomes and determine how critical factors such as education, jobs, income, and the environment influence health. The County Health Rankings rank the health of nearly every county in the nation and show that much of what affects health occurs outside of the doctor’s office. The County Health Rankings confirm the critical role that…

California Health Interview Survey

Background Users are able to access data related to a variety of health outcomes, including health status, health conditions, health-related behaviors, health care access and health insurance coverage information. The California Health Interview Survey is maintained by the UCLA center for Health Policy Research. The California Health Interview Survey is targeted to three specific age groups:  adults, adolescents (12-17), and children (birth-11). CHIS is conducted every two years with many…

Child Well-Being Index

Background The Child Well-Being Index is an average of factors related to child well-being in the United States. Users can download annual reports about national trends child well-being over time and the most recent Child Well-being Index. The Child Well-Being Index (CWI) is a measure of national trends in child well-being over time. This measure, modeled after the Consumer Price Index, is a yearly average of the factors related to…

Migration Data Hub

Background Users can search this database of immigration-related bills and resolutions introduced in state legislatures. Topics include: immigration enforcement initiatives, employment regulations, and health-related bills. The State Responses to Immigration Database was created by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) and a research team at New York University (NYU) School of Law. This database provides information regarding immigration-related bills and resolutions introduced in state legislatures. Topics include immigration enforcement initiatives, employment…

Diversity Data: Metropolitan Quality of Life Data

Background Users can obtain descriptions, maps, profiles, and ranks of U.S. metropolitan areas pertaining to quality of life, diversity, and opportunities for racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. The Diversity Data project operates a website for users to explore how U.S. metropolitan areas perform on evidence-based social measures affecting quality of life, diversity and opportunity for racial and ethnic groups in the United States. These indicators capture a broad…

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…

Education Bill Tracking Database

Background Users can track legislation related to education. Topics include: after school programs, alternative education, teacher issues, school choice, No Child Left Behind Act, drop out prevention, primary education, secondary education, and postsecondary education. The Education Bill Tracking Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This Database allows users to track education legislation for the 2008 to present legislative session. Topics include, but are not limited to:…