Quick Health Data Online

Background Users are able to access a variety of statics related to health care diagnoses and conditions in women’s health. The Office of Women’s Health: Quick Health Data Online formerly known as the National Women’s Health Indicators Database is maintained and run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Users are able to search specific queries and create tables and graphs which can be exported. Quick Health Data…

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…

Child Well-Being Index

Background The Child Well-Being Index is an average of factors related to child well-being in the United States. Users can download annual reports about national trends child well-being over time and the most recent Child Well-being Index. The Child Well-Being Index (CWI) is a measure of national trends in child well-being over time. This measure, modeled after the Consumer Price Index, is a yearly average of the factors related to…

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…

International Center for Disability Information

Users can access data pertaining to people with disabilities. Topics include but are not limited to: disability, employment, and individuals served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Background The International Center for Disability Information (ICDI) is a department of the College of Human Resources and Education at West Virginia University. The ICDI contains a variety of information about people with disabilities. Data tables are categorized by state, US…

Kids Count Data Center

Users can customize tables, graphs and maps on data related to children in a specific state or in the United States as a whole. Comparisons can be made between states. Background KIDS COUNT Data Center is part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and serves to provide information on the status of children in America. The ten core indicators of interest under “Data by State” are: percent of low birth…

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

Users can download data sets and fact sheets regarding youth risk behaviors such as, physical activity, smoking, drug use, and sexual behaviors. Background The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) is a national school-based survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state, territorial, tribal and local surveys conducted by other agencies. YRBSS monitors the health risk behaviors and prevalence rates of obesity and…

National Center for Juvenile Justice

Background Users can access laws and policies on the state and national level related to juvenile and family law. The National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) is the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and is the oldest juvenile justice research group in the United States, having conducted national and sub national studies on crime and delinquency since 1973. NCJJ allows users to search…

Statistical Briefing Book on Juvenile Justice

Background Users can access data related to juvenile justice and delinquency using publications on the topic or analyzing data sets. Topics include but are not limited to: law enforcement, juvenile court, and juvenile corrections data. Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, SBB provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public. In addition, the data…

Center for Mental Health in Schools

Background Users are able to search for data, article, and abstracts related to mental health in schools. The Mental Health in Schools Database is maintained by the National Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA. The center is a policy and program analysis center co-directed by Howard Adelman and Linda Taylor. The guiding principles and frameworks for the work of the center emphasize ensuring (1) mental health is understood…