Data & Research

Data & Research

Public health data and research serve as the foundation for public health action to improve the health of people and communities.

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CDC Surveillance Resource Center

Guidance from CDC and its partners for improving the practice of public health surveillance

Surveillance information for state, tribal, local & territorial public health professionals

Data Modernization Initiative
Data Modernization Initiative

Through the Data Modernization Initiative, CDC is creating integrated, real-time public health data and surveillance. Accurate, instantaneous data can help us pinpoint diseases from the start and direct resources where they matter most.

Featured Resources

CDC offers many data and research resources of use to state, tribal, local, and territorial public health professionals.

Public Health Economics Methods & Tools

CDC offers many economics tools that health professionals can use to evaluate the costs and burden of health problems and the effectiveness and efficiency of interventions.

Explore Tools
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CDC Journals

Data Visualization

NCHS Data Visualization Gallery ... Visualizing the Nation's Health

The NCHS Visualization Gallery contains interactive visuals depicting trends in injury mortality, drug poisoning mortality, teen birth, and many more topics. Each visual provides national, state, and county trends by age, sex, race, and ethnicity.

Page last reviewed: December 6, 2021