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Health Data & Statistics: A Guide

Minorities & Women

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic statistics from CDC publications, links to more data and related resources.

Health of American Indian or Alaskan Native Population

Health of Asian or Pacific Islander Population

Health of Black or African American Population

Health of Hispanic or Latino Population

Health of Mexican American Population

White Population Health

Women's Health

Indian Health Service

Division of Program Statistics
Provides American Indian/Alaska Native demographic and patient care information.  Mainly provides reports with statistical tables and charts discussing health trends and regional differences.

Office of Minority Health

Statistics are accessible by minority group or health topic.  Links to relevants reports from the Department of Health and Human Services, such as the National Healthcare Disparities Report.

Office on Women's Health

Quick Health Data Online
Create custom tables at the state and county level using health indicators related to demographics, mortality, natality, reproductive health, violence, prevention, disease and mental health.  View the Women's Health and Mortality Chartbook, which provides state profiles of women's health, and the Health Disparities Profile which also gives state level indicators.

Women's Health Data Books
Current and historical data on health challenges for women, their families, and their communities. 

Inter-University Consortium on Political and Social Research

Minority Data Resource Center
Access to data sets for secondary analysis, some with options for online analysis.

Kaiser Family Foundation

Disparities Policies
Collection of reports and fact sheets, many with statistical information and with a focus on policy and health care coverage.

Women's Health Care Policy
Collection of reports and fact sheets, many with statistical information.

Women's Health Data Book: A Profile of Women's Health in the United States
"This book addresses social and economic factors and provides up-to-date information on chronic conditions, reproductive health, mental health, violence, health behaviors, and access to and quality of health services received by women. Information is included on disparities in health status and access to care among subgroups of women, highlighting the populations of women who are at greatest risk. Additional fact sheets highlighting key data from the book are also available."