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…

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…

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:…

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…

Marriage Calculator: Financial Consequences of Marriage Decisions

Users can calculate the total monthly income of an individual or couple, including taxes and transfers, according to living arrangement. The calculator analyzes tax and public assistance programs. Background The “Marriage Calculator: Financial Consequences of Marriage Decisions” is maintained by the Urban Institute, a social and economic policy research center. This calculator allows users to calculate the total monthly income of a couple or individual, according to economic and demographic…

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…

National Longitudinal Surveys

Background The National Longitudinal Surveys provide information from nationally representative samples regarding labor market participation and activities, such as: educational history and employment status, number of hours worked per week and other job characteristics. Information is also provided on significant aspects of life, such as: marriage, fertility, income, and health. The National Longitudinal Surveys are done by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the US Department of Labor. The 5…

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…