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…

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.…

Matched Multiple Birth Data Set

Data set containing information about matched sets of twins, triplets, and quadruplets on cd-rom. Background The Matched Multiple Birth Data Set is maintained by the National Center for Health Statistics. The Matched Multiple Birth Data Set allows for unique analysis of birth set data because it links birth sets together generating data about gender among the set, birth weight among the set, and outcomes among the set. Included on the…