March of Dimes

Users can generate graphs, maps and state summaries regarding perinatal indicators. Background The Perinatal Data Center division of March of Dimes collects and analyzes perinatal maternal and infant health data for the use of public health professionals, researchers, policy makers, and the media. This website provides perinatal data both within and across states, cities and counties. Topics include: infant mortality, preterm birth, prenatal care, and nutritional and behavioral risk factors.…

National Asthma Survey (NAS)

Users can download data regarding the socioeconomic, environmental and behavioral predictors of asthma control. Background The National Asthma Survey (NAS) is a joint effort between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH). The National Asthma Survey examines the health, socioeconomic, environmental, and behavioral predictors of asthma control. This survey explores the…

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)

Users can customize data applying to low-income families and children. Tables and statistics generated from interactive tools can be downloaded. Background The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), a division of the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, is a non-partisan public interest research center. NCCP generates research regarding economic security and the health and development of low-income American families, children and adolescents to inform public health policy and…

National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF)

Background Users can download this dataset pertaining to the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from the federal government to the states on low-income families. Topics include: health care, income security, job training and social services. The National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF) is a multi-year project conducted by the Urban Institute and Child Trend. The NSAF tracks the effects of federal policy changes decentralizing social programs from…

National Survey of Children’s Health

Background Users can search this database regarding the physical and emotional health of children. Topics include, but are not limited to: child health, family interactions, parental health, school experiences and neighborhood experiences. The National Survey of Children’s Health is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and…

National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NSCSHCN)

Background Users can download data pertaining to children with special health care needs. Topics include, but are not limited to: health insurance access, care coordination, and the medical home. The National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN) is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health…

National Survey of Early Childhood Health

Background Users can download data regarding the delivery of pediatric care to children under 3 years of age and the promotion of a home environment conducive to young child health. The National Survey of Early Childhood Health is a SLAITS survey operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and Maternal and Child…

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…

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Background The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is a warehouse of information regarding health in the United States. Users can read and download a variety of specific reports on the topic area of interest. AHRQ also develops and manages a number of interactive data tools that are of great use to public health researchers and practitioners. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides a variety of information for…

Substance Abuse Legislation Database

Users can search and download legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include: adult services, children and adolescent services, community-based services, infants services, women’s services, underage drinking, sentencing reform, and TANF. Background The Substance Abuse Legislation Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This database allows users to track legislation related to substance abuse. Topics include, but are not limited to: adult substance abuse services, children and adolescent…