Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH)

Background Users can download data regarding the health care needs of children with special health care needs in adolescence and early adulthood. Topics include: transition services, care coordination and health insurance. The Survey of Adult Transition and Health (SATH) is operated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Maternal…

Kaiser Family Foundation

Users can utilize a number of interactive tools or access and download reports, fact sheets, slides, briefs and survey on various health topics. Background The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-partisan non-profit research and communications organization focused on major health care issues in the U.S. and around the world. Topics are organized by the following categories: health reform; Medicaid/ CHIP; Medicare; costs/ insurance; uninsured/ coverage; state policy; prescription…

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…

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.…

State Inpatient Database (SID)

Background Users are able to access information related to inpatient care for adults and children under 20 years old. Researchers, students, and policymakers can use the State Inpatient Database (SID) to identify, track, and analyze national trends in health care utilization, access, charges, quality, and outcomes. The SID is one database in a family of databases and software tools developed as part of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).…

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…

Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS)

Background The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) is a database focused on hospital stay information. Users are able to use the NIS to identify, track, and analyze national trends in health care utilization, access, charges, quality, and outcomes. The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) is maintained by the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. The NIS is the largest all-payer inpatient care database in the United States. It contains data from approximately 8…

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)

Users can customize table and download data sets to gather information on Americans’ use and experience of health care and on the costs associated with health care. Background MEPS is a series of large scale surveys designed to increase understanding of Americans use of health care and the cost of that care. Data is collected on the frequency and type of care, cost of health care and how it is…

Women’s Health USA 2002-2012

Background Users are able to access data related to a wide range of women’s health issues in the United State of America. The Women’s Health USA  website has been produced as an online version of the annual data book, most recently, Women’s Health USA 2012, published by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Women’s Health USA is a collection of current and historical data…