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Health Statistics Resources

  • FastStats: provides quick access to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Topics include diseases and conditions, injuries, life stages and populations, health care and insurance, births, and deaths.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Data and Statistics
  • MedlinePlus: Health Statistics: provides links to latest news in health statistics, statistics for specific conditions and different age groups.
  • Vital and Health Statistics Series (CDC: center for disease control): provides data from 24 series from the U.S. National Health Survey, National Survey of Family Growth, National Health Interview Survey, National Health Examination Survey, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, and the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
  • National Cancer Institute - Statistics: Data from U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (DHHS). 
  • American Lung Association- Data and Statistics: The American Lung Association frequently releases reports on the effects of tobacco, pollution on the air, the world, and in the community.
  • National Institute of Mental Health: Statistics: Provides quick U.S. statistics on a variety of mental health topics.
  • National Women's Health Information Center -Statistics: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this web site is the Federal government source for Women's Health care information
  • Aging Stats: The Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics (Forum) was initially established in 1986, with the goal of bringing together Federal agencies that share a common interest in improving aging-related data
  • New York State Dept. of Health:  Data & Reports: Lists most current New York State statistics for AIDS, ambulatory surgery, cancer, communicable diseases, county health indicator profiles, diabetes, environmental and occupational health, heart disease, health care reform and managed care, hospital discharges, injury facts, information for state health policy, public health data set, and vital statistics.
  • Data and Statistics NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: The Health Department gathers data and statistics from New Yorkers and uses them to inform the public and health professionals about the health of the City over time, to establish department priorities and to shape health policy at all levels of government.  Especially helpful are the New York City Community Health Profiles.