NACCHO Profile-IQ

Users can view information about local health departments including financing, workforce and activities. Background Profile-IQ is a on-line query system created and maintained by the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Profile-IQ provides an interactive internet interface to generate descriptive statistics based on data from NACCHO’s National Profile of Local Health Departments (LHDs) Survey. Currently, the query system allows users to perform customized queries on three main topics…

Model Practice Database

Users can search for model or promising programs related to community health programs and initiatives. Topics include: access to care, health equity, immunization, mental health, primary care, cultural competence, and environmental health. Background The Model Practice Database is maintained by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). This database allows users to search for model or promising programs related to community health programs and initiatives. Topics include,…

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Users can view reports regarding respiratory diseases, bacterial disease outbreaks, meningitis and vaccine-preventable diseases. Background The National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) is a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The NCIRD seeks to prevent and control illness and death from vaccine-preventable and respiratory diseases. The NCIRD offers surveillance reports regarding the spread of vaccine-preventable illnesses, as well as prevention and symptoms. Topics include:…

National Health and Nurition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Users can download reports, data tables and data sets to gain information regarding Americans’ nutrition and health statuses. Background The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is an annual survey that reports on Americans’ nutrition and health statuses and uses that information to determine prevalence estimates and understand health trends.…

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Background Users can gather information regarding health risk behaviors and health conditions. Examples of topics include: physical activity, sexual behaviors, health insurance coverage, and chronic diseases. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a state-based system of health surveys and is the largest telephone health survey (almost 350,000 adults are interviewed each year). State-specific/ representative information on health risk behaviors, preventive health practices,…

National Immunization Survey

Users can download data sets, data tables or view maps related to immunization coverage in the United States. Background The National Immunization Survey is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is divided into two components: a randomized household telephone survey and a mailed survey to providers. In addition to gathering information on the immunization coverage of children, teens and…

CDC Wonder

Background Users can use WONDER to access data on a variety of topics from many of the CDC’s data systems. CDC Wonder (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiological Research) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and provides access to a wide variety of public health information. Wonder uses data systems, which include AIDS Public Use Data, Births, Cancer Statistics, Infant Deaths, Mortality, Population Data, Sexually Transmitted Disease Morbidity and…

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…

FastStats

Background Users can quickly get statistics on a variety of health topics, including: accidents, mortality, childbirth, anemia, drug use and marriage. FastStats is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and provides quick statistics on a variety of public health topics. Data Notes From an alphabetical list, users can click on a specific topic of interest and have access to the basic statistics. From there, users can click…

State School Health Policy Database

Background Users can view brief descriptions of laws and policies pertaining to the health of students Topics include: wellness policy, health education curriculum, school meal programs, physical activity, emergency response, bullying, and facility safety, among others. The State School Health Policy Database was developed by the National Association of State Boards of Education and is supported by the Division of Adolescent and School Health of the Centers (DASH) of the…