Statistical Resources

State, national, and international statistical sites.

North Carolina

North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/brfss Graphical and numeric data on various risk factors and healthy behaviors compiled from monthly telephone surveys.

North Carolina Center for Health Statistics http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS North Carolinaís official vital and health statistics including topics such as teen pregnancy and special populations information.

North Carolina Office of State Planning State Demographics http://demog.state.nc.us North Carolina demographic data by county, age, race, etc. from the Office of State Planning. Internal links to economic development data.

United States

Alan Guttmacher Institute http://www.agi-usa.org/ Extrapolated information from various data related to marriage, pregnancy & childbirth, law and public policy, sexual behavior, and STDs. Has Custom Table Maker statistical tool which enables one to create tables based on selected parameters.

National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/ This is the federal governmentís principal vital and health statistics agency with birth and death datasets, national health expenditures, and Healthy People 2000 data by state.

National Center for Health Statistics: Fastats A to Z http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/ Referred to as the Statistical Rolodex, this site has an alphabetic list of health and locality topics which are links to information extrapolated from government statistical sources.

Statistical Abstract of the United States http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ The Census Bureauís National Data Book with Statistics on the social and economic conditions in the U.S. along with links to data by state.

U.S. Statistical Data from the U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/ Preeminent source of data about the people and economy of the United States. Includes American Fact Finder which allows for the creation of datasets according to user-selected criteria.

Global

WHO Statistical Information System www.who.int/whosis/index.html Provides statistical information for health policy decision-making, AIDS/HIV statistics, burden of disease information plus population projections, publications, and an extensive list of health information links.

 

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