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Sources of statistics and data at Yale
Data.census.gov is a platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. It combines several previous census tools like American Fact Finder, Census Business Builder, DataFerret and Current Population Survey. Contains data beginning in 2010.
Normalized census data that works with other data sets
Public resources for health data
These resources are meant as starting points for your research. Keep in mind that statistics at the neighborhood level are not available consistently across the entire United States, and that some datasets and statistical publications may not be produced on an annual basis. If you aren't finding what you need with these databases, a good next step is to find out if there's a local government agency that compiles this data, and either use the agency's online tools or publications, or contact the agency directly to find out if they will make their data available to you.
Portal to health data managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Data and Statistics
Data and statistics arranged by topic. A good place to go for reports and data sets.
Leading Health Indicators -Healthy People 2020
Good source for national data on Health People 2020 Leading Health Indicators.
RWJF DataHub (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
"The RWJF DataHub tracks state-level data and allows users to customize and visualize facts and figures on key health and health care topics."
County Health Rankings
An online tool from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute that aggregates data on health outcomes (morbidity, mortality) and health factors (behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, physical environment).
KIDS COUNT Data Center (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
KIDS COUNT, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, is a national and state-by-state effort to track the well-being of children in the United States. Search data by state (including community-level data) or data across states.
StateHealthFacts.org (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Provides free, up-to-date data on more than 700 health topics for all 50 states.
National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership
The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) is a collaborative effort by the Urban Institute and local partners to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems in local policy-making and community building. The NNIP site is a good portal to data sources on demographics, education, health, and more.
Health Resources and Services Administration (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Portal to data on grants and programs from HRSA related to rural health, HIV/AIDS, primary health care, maternal and child health, health care sites, health professions, and more.
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