"The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data."
CDC Data and StatisticsProvides access to data and statistics by topic and other CDC tools and resources related to data collection and statistics.
CDC WonderPoint of access to a wide variety of reports and numeric public health data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contains public-use data sets ready for use in spreadsheet programs or statistical and geographic analysis packages.
County Health Rankings & RoadmapsSearch or select a state and a county to get a summary report of the health in that community. Data comes from multiple sources. Counties are ranked by "Health Outcomes" (actual health status) and by "Health Factors" (anything that affects health outcomes). Click on a specific item to see the source of that data. From the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The World health statistics contains a wealth of information on global public health such as infectious diseases, urban health, environmental health, etc. See reports, maps. and data sets.
Re3Data Data Repositories for Public Health, Health Services Research, Social MedicineFind several data storage sites that focus on public health data. Filter by content type and or by country. Each repository listed has a short description. Icons show if the repository has general information, is open access, has licenses, has persistent identifiers, has certificates and standards, and has policies. From Re3Data.org Project Consortium.
Resources for General Statistics
Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Provides easy-to-use yet methodologically sound tools for understanding the distribution of well-being and opportunity in America and stimulating fact-based dialogue about issues we all care about: health, education, and living standards.
Health of Boston ReportsThis annual report describes different aspects of health for people living in the Boston area. Find statistics about many aspects of health. Read overviews of those aspects and learn about contributing factors. From the Boston Public Health Commission.
Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA)Find many different types of data about health care in Massachusetts, including health care costs, insurance information, hospital performance, and more. Some data comes as interactive maps, broken down by region. Other data comes as tables and charts.