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National Center for Health Statistics

Health Status Indicators

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Subject guide for Government Documents


Minnesota Population Center (MPC)

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The MPC is a developer of demographic data resources.  MPC data is available free over the internet.



Information about research datasets and instruments/indices employed in Health Services Research, Behavioral and Social Sciences and Public Health with links to PubMed.


U.S. Health in International Perspective

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U. S. Health in International Perspective
ISBN: 0309264146
Publication Date: 2013-04-03
Institute of Medicine (IOM). Committee on Population (CPOP); Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (BPH)


CDC Wonder

  • CDC Wonder  
    Index to CDC resources, including numeric data sets and text reports.

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization. NBER activities are organized into Programs and Working Groups. The major programs that are of interest to health research are the NBER Health Care Program and the NBER Program in Health Economics which focuses on the determinants of health.

NHANES- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey


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Demographic Tool

  • Social Explorer
    Tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information.

Health Indicators Warehouse

  • Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW)  Icon
    Developed by the National Center for Health Statistics. Indicators in the HIW are categorized by topic, geography, and initiative.


Occupational and environmental health studies - dataset

  • Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource - (CEDR)  
    The Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR) is a Department of Energy (DOE) public-use repository of data from occupational and environmental health studies of workers at DOE facilities and nearby community residents. Account required to download but not to view.

Public Health Statistics

Injury Prevention & Control: Data & Statistics (WISQARSTM)


Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System

CDC Stacks

CDC Stacks

  • CDC Stacks
    CDC Stacks is a free, digital archive of scientific research and literature produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This online archive is composed of curated collections tailored for public health research needs.

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