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Statistics & Data for the Social Sciences: A Guide
As the United States' principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data. Includes links to most other health-related data sources in the U.S. government. Also try the NCHS FastStats index by topic.
Effective August 31, 2017, Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) will no longer be supported, but CHR&R will now allow nationwide comparison of counties with similar populations based on key demographic, social, and economic indicators. This important collaboration allows CHR&R to deliver popular functionality of both CHSI and CHR&R products in one central location.
BEA is in the midst of a multiyear project to improve the way we measure health-care spending throughout the U.S. economy. Our goal is to develop a set of statistics that will provide a broad look at how much Americans spend on medical care, as well as a more detailed view over time.
Part I: Health Indicators: Overview
Part II: Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
Part III: Practical Approaches for Using Health Indicators
Part IV: Health Indicators in Action (Examples of Health Indicator Projects)