Maps and Statistics
- Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke
This application allows users to view county-level maps of heart disease and stroke by racial/ethnic group, along with maps of social environmental conditions and health services for the entire United States or for a chosen state or territory.
- Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
The BRFSS, the world’s largest telephone survey, tracks health risks in the United States. Information from the survey is used to improve the health of the American people.
The FASTATS site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related Web pages.
- Global Cardiovascular Infobase
The mission of the Infobase is to help address the epidemic of cardiovascular diseases in the developing world by providing current and reliable information. Relevant data on demographics, mortality, morbidity, risk factors, and related health care are linked to country maps and can be displayed in a variety of ways.
- G8 Telematics Project
The G8 Promoting Heart Health initiative aims at disseminating best practices for implementation of cardiovascular disease preventive interventions. Thes are qualitative databases, searchable with a common protocol, are being established in collaborating centers to provide ready-access to "how-to" aspects of implementation and link individuals and institutions concerned with the practice of CVD prevention. The databases serve to carry out research into identifying good practices. It is intended that access to this information will reduce developmental costs and facilitate collaboration.
This moderated electronic conference is dedicated to the global cardiovascular epidemic, especially in developing countries and serves as a forum for dialogue and exchange of information.