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…

Head Start

Users can read reports and view data tables that provide fiscal and enrollment information on the Head Start program. Background The Office of Head Start is part of the Administration of Children and Families. Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. Early Head Start promotes…

Gender Info

Background Users can access data related to international gender issues including but not limited to data on population, families, health, education, work, and political participation. Gender Info 2007 is maintained by the United Nations Statistic Division in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Gender Info has been adapted by DevInfo technology and presents up to date country level data. Data Notes…

International Center for Disability Information

Users can access data pertaining to people with disabilities. Topics include but are not limited to: disability, employment, and individuals served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Background The International Center for Disability Information (ICDI) is a department of the College of Human Resources and Education at West Virginia University. The ICDI contains a variety of information about people with disabilities. Data tables are categorized by state, US…

National Center for Education Statistics

Background The National Center for Education Statistics has a wide range of data related to education, schools, and school testing. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. The NCES collects, collates, analyzes, and reports complete statistics…

Kids Count Data Center

Users can customize tables, graphs and maps on data related to children in a specific state or in the United States as a whole. Comparisons can be made between states. Background KIDS COUNT Data Center is part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and serves to provide information on the status of children in America. The ten core indicators of interest under “Data by State” are: percent of low birth…