Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance
Provides an interactive way to find physical activity health
statistics by state.
CDC WONDER, developed by Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention, is an integrated information and communication system
for public health. For the anonymous user (general public), access
is provided to more than thirty numerical databases and document
Community Health Status Indicators
The CHSI provide a profile of each county's overall health status
using a broad spectrum of health indicators. Counties can compare
their health indicators to Healthy People 2010 targets, 1997 U.S.
rates, and peer counties (counties which share characteristics of
population size, density, age distribution, and poverty). Mortality
data age-adjusted to the new year 2000 standard also are
DATA 2010 is an interactive database system developed by staff of
the division of Health Promotion Statistics of the National Center
for Health Statistics, and contains the most recent monitoring data
for tracking Healthy People 2010. Data are included for all the
objectives and subgroups identified in the Healthy People
The National Center for Health Statistics reference page including
an index listing of health information and statistics and links to
data. It provides health information state-by-state.
Medline Plus Health
Provides a list of links to a variety of health statistics from
different agencies and on different topic areas.
National Association for Public
Health Statistics and Information Systems
The National Association for Public Health Statistics and
Information Systems was created in 1933 as an association of public
health professionals in the United States concerned about vital
records and health statistics. The founders of the association felt
that a forum was needed for discussing vital records registration
issues as well as statistical issues among responsible individuals
in state health agencies.
National Center for Health Statistics
The National Center for Health Statistics is the Federal
Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. NCHS
data systems include data on vital events as well as information on
health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, the
onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of
National Health and Nutrition Examination
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a
survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics
(NCHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This survey has
been designed to collect information about the health and diet of
people in the United States.
NCHS Data Warehouse
The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is
to provide statistical information that will guide actions and
policies to improve the health of the American people. As the
Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way
with accurate, relevant, and timely data.