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…

Transfer Income Model (TRIM3)

Users can download reports and access a simulation model of the effect of major governmental tax, transfer and health programs on the U.S. population at the individual, family, state and national level. Background The Transfer Income Model, version 3 (TRIM3) is a microsimulation model developed and maintained by the Urban Institute and is funded primarily through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). TRIM3 simulates the effect of major…

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…

Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance (WoRLD)

Users can download tables, graphs and figures pertaining to occupation-related respiratory diseases. Background The Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and maintained by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). WoRLD provides data for occupation-related respiratory disease surveillance data. Examples of disease surveillance data include pneumoconioses, occupational asthma, and other respiratory conditions. Database Capabilities Users can download…

HCUPnet

Users can generate customized tables and charts of statistics regarding hospitals, emergency departments and patient characteristics using this interactive tool from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Background HCUPnet is an interactive tool that allows users to easily gather statistics of interest from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (H-CUP). HCUP is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. It is a collection of databases that provide information…

Health Care Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

Users can use the online interactive tool (HCUP-net) to gather national, state and all-payer patient health care data or users can purchase the data from the HCUP databases. Background HCUP is sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. It is a collection of databases that provide information on patient health care data, including information typically found on a hospital discharge form. Topics include: cost of care, access to…

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…