The Joint Canada/ United States Survey of Health

Background Users can download the survey’s report and entire data set to gain information on a variety of health indicators in the United States and Canada. The Joint Canada/ United States Health Survey was a one time study conducted with Statistics Canada and the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Both countries conducted the same survey to gather information regarding: health status,…

Genetics Legislation Database

Background Users can search legislation related to genetics. Topics include: birth defect registries, genetic counseling, genetic privacy, health care, health insurance, newborn screening, frozen embryos, laboratory standards, and testing standards. The Genetics Legislation Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This database allows users to track genetics-related legislation. Topics include, but are not limited to: birth defect registries, genetic counseling, genetic privacy, health care, health insurance, newborn…

National Center for Charitable Statistics

Users can view summary reports and interact with the databset to obtain information regarding registered nonprofit organizations on a state and national level. Topics include: registered nonprofit organizations, public charities, and private foundations in the United States and per state. Background The National Center for Charitable Statistics, managed by the Urban Institute, provides data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. Topics include registered nonprofit organizations, public charities and…

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…

State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS)

Users can download public-access datasets regarding topics such as: health insurance coverage, access to care, child well-being, utilization of services, and health status. Background The State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS) was developed by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and is sponsored by both public and private organizations. SLAITS provides health care data at state and local…