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Statistics: Data

  • Public Health Databases
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) to provide open access to public health information gathered by CDC. CDC WONDER makes available statistical research data, reference materials, reports and guidelines. Data can be downloaded directly into desktop applications.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    The site offers a wide range of data on the United States population.
  • WHO: Data and statistics
    This World Health Organization website features data by public health category or by searching four databases:
  • New York State Department of Health - Statistics & Data
    This site features data from the NYS Department of Health sorted by topic.
  • NCHS
    The CDC National Center for Health Statistics is a central location for data on a variety of public health topics.
  • Geographic Information Systems
    GIS is a computer system consisting of hardware and software used to store, manipulate, analyze, model, and display spatial and non-spatial data. It can be used to study where diseases are found, how they are related to the environment, and where people go to seek health care.
  • SEER
    The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Rankings