California Health Interview Survey

Background Users are able to access data related to a variety of health outcomes, including health status, health conditions, health-related behaviors, health care access and health insurance coverage information. The California Health Interview Survey is maintained by the UCLA center for Health Policy Research. The California Health Interview Survey is targeted to three specific age groups: ¬†adults, adolescents (12-17), and children (birth-11). CHIS is conducted every two years with many…

Global Health Atlas

Background Users can view statistics and generate cross-country comparisons pertaining to infectious diseases and health indicators in 193 WHO member states. The Global Health Atlas is a database maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO) that provides information regarding infectious diseases in WHO member states. Health conditions include: malaria, HIV/AIDS, cholera, STIs, meningitis, and polio, among others. Data Notes Users can generate statistics regarding infectious diseases and health systems indicators…

Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS)

Background Users can view and download data regarding youth health behaviors and risk factors from a variety of countries (including the United States). The Global School-based Student Health Survey is developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UNICEF, UNAIDS and UNESCO. The survey is conducted in schools around the world and looks at the health behaviors of students. The information is used…

Indian Health Service

Users can download reports and fact sheets regarding the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Background The Indian Health Service, of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), addresses the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. This website contains reports regarding health issues such as cancer, tobacco use, vaccine-preventable diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, and behavioral health. Database Capabilities Users can download fact sheets regarding various health topics…

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 Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

Background Users can download data and reports on information related to families in the United States. Topics covered include, and are not limited to: HIV testing, contraception use, fatherhood and teen pregnancy. The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) is part of the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey was originally designed to obtain data on marriage, divorce, contraception, infertility,…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance

Users can view and download reports, figures and tables on sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and sexually transmitted infections (STI) in the United States. Background Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance is an annual report done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) annually to track trends and statistics regarding sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States. Information includes background on STDs, special affected populations, and prevalence rates. Data Notes…