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Health Data & Statistics: A Guide


Census Bureau

Fertility of American Women
Reports from the Current Population Survey, Survey of Income and Program Participation, and the American Community Survey.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Survey of Family Growth
This CDC survey gathers information on family life, marriage and divorce, pregnancy, infertility, use of contraception, and men's and women's health.  Includes relevant reports and publications, key statistics section for quick facts and tables, questionarres, datasets, and a bibliography of publications using survey data.

National Vital Statistics System - Birth Data
Publications, reports and dataset information from the federal collection program.
Please go to the Vital Statistics tab of this research guide for additional resources.

Reproductive Health - Data and Statistics
This page provides a comprehensive list of links to relevant CDC resources such as the Interactive Atlas of Reproductive Health and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System.  Topical links are available to issues such as abortion, maternal health, tobacoo use, and more.

Guttmacher Institute
A public policy institute for sexual and reproductive health in the U.S. and worldwide.  Reports are available on pregnancy and other related topics.  Also includes a custom tablemaker and state reports.

March of Dimes

Provides graphs, maps, quick stats and state summaries of maternal and infance health indicators.  Some county and city data available.

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Includes national and state-level data.  Information on pregnancy, births, sexual activity, costs, public opinion polls, and the DRC Report on Unplanned Pregnancy.