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Statistical Resources (reliable goverment websites)
- Administration for Children & Families - Statistics/Data includes statistics about child care, abuse, support, adoption, developmental disabilities, welfare, head start, and TANF (temporary assistance).
- Centers for Disease Control Data and Statistics includes statistics for hazardous substances, injuries, birth defects, mortality (also by 121 cities), risk factors, cancer, HIV/AIDS, STDs, infectious diseases, tuberculosis, pediatric & pregnancy nutrition, workplace safety & health, laboratories and notifiable diseases.
- Centers for Medicare & Medicade Services - Research, Statistics, Data & Systems includes statistics about budget, expenditures, consumer research, health care indicators, trends in health care sectors, statistical supplement by date (spending, medicare enrollment, payments, cost sharing, short-stay hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices, physician services, hospital outpatient servides,end-stage renal disease, managed care, payments by state).
- Child Welfare/Foster Care Statistics
- County & City Data Book
- Current Population Reports
- Current Population Survey
- Employment/Unemployment Statistics
- FedStats provides an A-Z list of US government agencies and the statstics they provide, statistics by subject, MapStats by state, state & county statistics by subject.
- Indiana State Department of Health: Reports & Statistics includes statistics about arthritis, cancer, tuberculosis, infectious diseases, fish consumption, hospital discharges, health behavior risk factors, immunizations, terminated pregnancies, marriages, maternal & child health, mortality, natality and youth risk behaviors; also includes HIV/STD quarterly reports, epdiemiology newsletters, fireworks injury report.
- MapStats for Indiana includes statistics about people, business and geography by county or city.
- MapStats for Kentucky includes statistics about people, business and geography by county or city.
- MapStats for Ohio includes statistics about people, business and geography by county or city.
- National Center for Education Statistics includes fast facts; surveys & programs; tables & figures; annual reports; school district comparisons; data snapshot on math, science & reading literacy; digest of education statistics by year.
- National Center for Education Statistics Digest
- National Center for Health Statistics includes FASTSTATS A-Z, NHANES (nutrition); NHCS (hospital discharge, ambulatory care, nursing home, hospice, home care, insurance, health providers); NHIS (heatlh status, characteristics and statistics for different populations); NIS (immunization); NSFG (family growth, sexual activity, fertility); SLAITS (childrens' health and special needs); Vital Statistics (birth, deaths, mortality, natality, marriages, divorces, fetal death); Initiatives (aging, healthy people, injury).
- Ohio Department of Health Data & Statistics includes statistics about cancer incidence, childhood lead poisoning, immunizations, infectious diseases & STDs, health insurance, Ohio family health survey, women's health, minority health profiles (risk factors, mortiality and morbidity), births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and primary care county profiles.
- Population and Household Economic Topics
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration - Data & Statistics provides statistics about substance abuse, drug-related emergency department visits & medical examiner cases and substance abuse treatment systems.
- State of the States in Developmental Disabilities provides an annual publication on the State of the States as well as a fact sheet profile for each state that includes charts and tables for annual spending, trends in revenue, trends in residential services, and individual & family support.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
(1878-present; updated annually; all
full-text) provides data tables for population; vital statistics; health and nutrition;
education; law enforcement, courts and prison; geography and environment; parks, recreation,
and travel; elections; state and local government; federal government finances and employment;
national defense and veteran affairs; social insurance and human services; labor force,
employment, and earnings; income, expenditure, and wealth; prices; banking, finance, and
insurance; business enterprise; communication and information technology; energy; science and
technology; land transportation; air and water transportation; agriculture; natural resources;
construction and housing; manufactures; domestic trade and services; foreign countries and aid;
outlying areas; comparative international statistics; 20th century statistics; and industrial
outlook. Tabular data is available in portable document format (PDF) and requires Adobe Acrobat
Reader for viewing and printing. It is produced by and the user interface is provided by the
U.S. Census Bureau.
U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics
includes statistics about crime & victims (e.g. incident-based statistics), criminal offenders, law enforcement, prosecution, federal justice system, courts & sentencing, corrections, expenditure & employment, criminal record systems (e.g. sex offenders), and special topics (e.g. drugs & crime).
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- U.S. Census American Factfinder
- U.S. Census Bureau includes statistics about people, business, and geography; economic indicators (poverty, household income, new home sales); area profiles (QuickFacts) by state, county or city; population finder by state, county, city, town or zipcode; and newsroom facts for features.
- U.S. Census Economic Reports
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Gateway to Data & Statistics
- WISQARS -- Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System includes statistics about fatal injury reports, non-fatal injury reports, leading causes of fatal injuries, leading causes of non-fatal injuries, years of potential life lost; can limit searches by census region or state, race, sex, age group, cause (fire, drowning, fall, firearm, poisoning, transportation-related), intent (homicide, suicide, unintentional, intentional).
- WONDER (Centers for Disease Control) includes statistics about mortality, leading cuases of death, underlying cause of death by ICD-10 codes, occupational mortality, fatal accidents, injuries, aging trends, asthma prevalence, cancer incidence, diabetes prevalence, chronic disease prevention, health risks, healthy people 2010, healthy women, AIDS, STDs, tuderculosis, natality, SENSOR (pesticides), risk behaviors, SMART/BRFSS (Selected Metropolitan/Micropolitan Area Trends/Risk Behaviors), hazardous substances, and vaccine adverse effects.
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