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Health Data & Statistics: A Guide

Environmental Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources.

National Center for Environmental Health

Data Resources
This Web site provides a reference list of nationally funded data systems that have a relationship to environmental public health.

Publications and Products
Look here for reports containing statistical information.

Environmental Protection Agency

America's Children and the Environment
"America’s Children and the Environment brings together, in one place, quantitative information from a variety of sources to show trends in levels of environmental contaminants in air, water, food, and soil; concentrations of contaminants measured in the bodies of mothers and children; and childhood diseases that may be influenced by environmental factors."

EnviroMapper Storefront
EnviroMapper for Envirofacts is a single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data. This Web site provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States. With Envirofacts, you can learn more about these environmental activities in your area or you can generate maps of environmental information..

Occupational Health

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
This program provides data on illnesses and injuries on the job and data on worker fatalities.

Department of Energy

Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource
A public-use repository of data from occupational and environmental health studies of workers at DOE facilities and nearby community residents.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Data & Statistics
Provides surveillance reports, facts sheets, and other statistics for disease-specific surveillance including respiratory disease, traumatic injury, pesticide, and mining data.

Work-Related Injury Statistics Query System or Work-RISQS
A web-based public access query system for obtaining national estimates (number of cases) and rates (number of cases per hours worked) for nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments. Users may interactively query based on demographic characteristics, nature of injury/illness, and incident circumstances.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Statistics and Data
Provides inspection data.