Surveillance depends on the most accurate and latest data available. The links below point to interactive database systems that contain continuously updated data and provide data reports.
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- Universal Data Collection (UDC)
The UDC project was designed to monitor two major complications of bleeding disorders (Thalassemia, Thrombosis, and Hemophilia): joint disease and blood-borne viruses. Patient health information and blood specimens for serologic testing were collected by staff at 135 hemophilia treatment centers.
- School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS)
The SHPPS is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. SHPPS assesses the characteristics of eight components of school health at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
- Cancer Query Systems (CANQUES)
Web-based interface that allows you to retrieve the statistics relevant to your research not found in a published format. One can select the type of statistic and stratification variables used in the report; select the format of the report by choosing from various table and graph formats; and extract the statistics, in a delimited format, for further analyses in other software.
- Chronic Disease Indicators
The Chronic Disease Indicators facilitate and standardize surveillance for states, territories and large metropolitan areas.
- Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System
The Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System documents the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its risk factors in the U.S. population over time and tracks the progress of efforts to prevent, detect, and manage CKD. It also provides the means for evaluating, monitoring, and implementing quality improvement efforts by both federal and nonfederal agencies.
- Interactive Atlas for Heart Disease and Stroke
Web-based interface that 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.
- National Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance System Data Trends & Maps
Data Trends & Maps allows users to view multiple indicators from multiple data sources, to provide a comprehensive picture of the public health burden of CVDs and associated risk factors at the national, regional, and state level. This website is in the process of being updated with the most current data, as well as additional indicators and data sources.
- State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System
An electronic data warehouse containing up-to-date and historical state-level data on tobacco use prevention and control. The STATE System is designed to integrate many data sources to provide comprehensive summary data and facilitate research and consistent data interpretation.
- CDC Wonder
WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available. Databases include AIDS public use data, births, cancer statistics, mortality, and population.
- Health Indicators Warehouse (HIW)
A single, user-friendly, source for national, state, and community health indicators, and maintained by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.
- Healthy People 2010
Contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010. Healthy People 2010 contains 467 objectives that identify specific measures to monitor health in the first decade of the 21st Century.
- National Diabetes Surveillance System (NDSS)
The National Diabetes Surveillance System is a state data application with county estimates of diabetes, physical inactivity, and obesity (using InstantAtlases). NDSS provides resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the US.
- Disability and Health Data System (DHDS)
An online interactive tool that provides instant access to state-level, disability-specific health data. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data are analyzed among adults with and without disabilities for approximately 70 demographic and health indicators, and the data are available by indicator and by state. Users can customize the disability and health data they view, making it easy to identify health disparities between adults with and without disabilities.
- National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (NEPHTN)
Environmental public health tracking is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, and interpretation of data about environmental hazards, exposure to environmental hazards, and health effects potentially related to exposure to environmental hazards.
- Global Health Observatory (GHO)
Theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.
- Global Tobacco Surveillance System Data (GTSSData)
GTSSData houses and displays data from four tobacco-related surveys conducted around the world.
- The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) (Scroll to Interactive Databases)
World's largest, on-going telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984. Currently, data are collected monthly in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.
- Youth Online: High School Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance
Youth Online allows analysis of national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from 1991-2009. Data from high school and middle school surveys are included. Filter and sort on the basis of race/ethnicity, sex, grade, or site, create customized tables and graphs, and perform statistical tests by site and health topic.
- Population-based Household Surveys/AIDS Indicator Surveys
Population-based surveys are nationally-representative household surveys that provide data for monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population health including HIV, STIs, and nutrition. These surveys are typically conducted every 3-5 years to monitor trends in HIV/AIDS indicators.
- Sexually Transmitted Disease Morbidity Data
The number of cases and disease incidence rates are reported by year, type of STD, and area of report and are further aggregated by gender or gender, age group, and race/ethnicity.
- MMWR Mortality Tables
As part of its national influenza surveillance effort, CDC receives weekly mortality reports from 122 cities and metropolitan areas in the United States within 2-3 weeks from the date of death. These reports summarize the total number of deaths occurring in these cities/areas each week, as well as the number attributed to pneumonia and influenza. Data are published weekly in Table IV of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
- National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) Atlas
The NCHHSTP Atlas provides an interactive platform for accessing HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted disease (STD), and tuberculosis (TB) data. Currently, the atlas provides interactive maps, graphs, tables, and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of HIV, AIDS, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and primary and secondary syphilis surveillance data.
- National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) Tables (MMWR Morbidity Tables)
Data for selected nationally notifiable diseases reported by the 50 states, New York City, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories are collated and published weekly in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
- Population-based Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance (FluSurv-NET)
The FluSurv-NET conducts surveillance for population-based, lab-confirmed influenza related hospitalizations in children (< 18 years) and adults. It covers over 80 counties in the 10 Emerging Infections Program (EIP) states and additional Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Project (IHSP) states.
- WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
Interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.
- CDC's Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) On-line Data for Epidemiologic Research: CPONDER
Web-based query system that enables public access to data collected through PRAMS surveys. Users have the ability to design their own analysis by choosing from an indexed list of available categorical variables. Descriptive statistics are reported in tables and graphs.
- National Occupational Respiratory Mortality System (NORMS)
An interactive query system that generates mortality information on occupationally-related respiratory diseases.
- Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance System
WoRLD presents up-to-date summary tables, graphs, and figures of occupationally-related respiratory disease surveillance data; available for downloading in four file formats (html, gif, pdf, and csv).
- Coal Workers Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP)
NIOSH studies the causes and consequences of coal-related respiratory disease and carries out a program for early detection/prevention of coal workers' pneumoconiosis. (Coal Workers' X-ray Surveillance Program, National Coal Workers' Autopsy Program, and NIOSH B Reader Certification Program
- National Electronic Injury Surveillance System - Work Supplement (NEISS-Work)
Patient information is collected from each NEISS-Work hospital for every emergency visit with an injury or illness associated with work for pay or other compensation, agricultural production, and volunteer work for an organized group. THE LINKS ARE BROKEN.
- National Occupational Mortality Surveillance System (NOMS)
NOMSS output will result in the production/dissemination of sector-based mortality trend data specific for industry and occupation. Data will inform the 8 NORA sectors and researchers of high disease mortality, high risk occupations, and information gaps to set priorities.
- Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks - Pesticides (SENSOR-Pesticides)
SENSOR builds and maintains occupational illness and injury surveillance capacity within state health departments. NIOSH provides cooperative agreement funding and technical support to states to conduct surveillance on one or more occupational illnesses or injuries.
- National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS)
NOHSS monitors the burden of oral disease, use of oral health care delivery system, and status of community water fluoridation on both a national and state level. It is designed to track oral health surveillance indicators based on data sources and surveillance capacity available to most states.
- U.S. Census Estimates Request
This data set has counts of resident population by state, county, age range, gender, and race. Census years are 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000. Data for non-census years are projected.
- U.S. Census Projections Request
This database contains population projections by race, gender, and age for all fifty states and the District of Columbia for the years 2004 to 2030.
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