Consumer health database produced by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It is a useful starting place for health sciences students when learning about a new topic. It is also a great source for patient education materials. Associated with the information are many images, videos, etc.
QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Non-employer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.
AHRQ is the lead scientific research federal agency charged with supporting research designed to improve the quality of healthcare, reduce its cost, improve patient safety, decrease medical errors, and broaden access to essential services.
SAMHSA’s Office of Applied Studies (OAS) provides the latest national data on 1) alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other drug abuse, 2) drug related emergency department episodes and medical examiner cases, and 3) the nation’s substance abuse treatment system.