Skip to Main Content
AIDS Public Information Dataset (CDC)
Provides data on U.S. AIDS cases reported at the local and state level. Includes a table-building function that allows the user to sort data by demographic and other variables.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (CDC)
Provides data from telephone surveys on chronic health problems, use of preventative health services, and health risk behaviors. Data collected from every state, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories.
Cancer Statistics (NIH)
Provides data on cancer incidence and survival rates in the U.S.
CDC Data & Statistics
Provides CDC data on a wide range of health issues in the U.S.
Allows users to organize and run statistical analyses on data related to a range of health issues in the U.S.
Community Health Status Indicators (CDC)
Provides health profiles for every county in the U.S., including information about morbidity and mortality for a range of health issues, as well as information about other community factors that can affect health. Interface allows the user to compare counties across these variables.
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health
Provides data on child health issues collected from parents via survey by the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. Data is organized at the regional, state, and national level.
Demographic and Health Surveys Program (USAID)
Collects demographic and health survey information from a wide range of nations.
Fatal Injury Reports, National & Regional, 1999-2014 (CDC)
Interactive database of fatal injuries reported in the U.S.
Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study
Collects data from an ongoing longitudinal study of unmarried parents and their children conducted through Princeton University. Includes a range of demographics, economic, and health data.
Global Health Observatory Data (WHO)
Monitors progress toward achieving the World Health Organization's Sustainable Development Goals in 194 countries.
Health and Medical Care Archive @ ICPSR
Provides data on health and healthcare systems in the U.S., collected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HHS)
Provides U.S. hospital care data collected by the Department of Health and Human Services. Allows users to track healthcare delivery and patient outcomes at the local, state, and national level.
Health Data (US Census Bureau)
Provides health data collected from the U.S. Census Bureau, including U.S. statistics on disability, fertility, health insurance, and hospital finances.
HIV/AIDS Surveillance Database (US Census Bureau)
Collects data from a U.S. Census Bureau project to track HIV/AIDS incidence internationally.
International Narcotics Control Board
"The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) is the independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body for the implementation of the United Nations international drug control conventions" (International Narcotics Control Board). The INCB provides international data on drug abuse.
Provides community-level health data from the state of Massachusetts, collected by the state's Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (HHS)
Provides U.S. survey data on healthcare utilization, healthcare cost, and health insurance coverage collected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Minnesota Population Center (IPUMS)
Provides several microdata series related to demographic data. Includes the decennial census, American Community Survey, Current Population Survey, international data, and other MPC projects.
Monitoring the Future Series (ICPSR)
Survey data on changes in values, behaviors, and lifestyle orientations of American youth dating back to 1975.
Murray Research Archive
"[A] multi-disciplinary research data archive focusing on the study of lives over time. It is a national repository for social science data on human development and social change, especially data that illuminates women's lives and issues of concern to women." (Henry A. Murray Archive, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University)
National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Series @ ICPSR
Collects U.S. data on physician's office visits dating back to the 1970s.
National Center for Health Statistics
Collects U.S. statistics on health, healthcare costs, and healthcare coverage.
National College Health Assessment
Collects survey data on health, health-related behaviors. and beliefs about health issues among U.S. college students.
National Institute of Mental Health Statistics
Provides statistics on rates of mental illness, mental health treatment, and costs related to mental health services in the U.S.
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health
Provides data from a U.S. study tracking health and socioeconomic factors in a cohort of participants from adolescence to young adulthood.
National Survey on Drug Use and Health Series @ ICPSR
Presents data from a yearly survey on substance abuse in the U.S. among those 12 and older.
National Vital Statistics System
Tracks statistics on births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriage, and divorce in the U.S; data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
OECD Health Statistics
The Health Statistics section of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)'s online library. Features all of the OECD's papers, books, and statistics on this topic, across countries.
Population Research Center
Provides links to data sources for studies on an array of demographic issues.
Reproductive Health Data & Statistics (CDC)
Collects U.S. data on infant and maternal mortality, as well as data on medical complications related to pregnancy, health behaviors during pregnancy. and postpartum health.
Provides data from over 90 countries on demographic and health variables.
State Health Facts (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Provides health data from all 50 U.S. states, including information on prevalence of various health problems, healthcare cost and access, number of providers, and healthcare coverage.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Data
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a subset of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They collect data on mental health and substance abuse issues in the U.S.
Vital Statistics Data (CDC)
A collection of downloadable files and links to publicly available data from the CDC's Division of Vital Statistics, described earlier in this guide.
Interactive CDC database of injury reports in the United States. includes data on both fatal and nonfatal injuries, as well as violent deaths, and costs related to injuries.
World Drug Report - UNODC
"The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption."
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (CDC)
Collects data on health-risk behaviors related to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults.
Provided by the World Bank, World DataBank allows you to locate, analyze, and visualize time series data on myriad topics.
Guatemalan Survey of Family Health 1995
Provides data on pregnancy and childhood illness among rural Guatemalans, as well as the mediating effects of poverty,health beliefs, ethnicity and social support on health outcomes.
Integrated Health Interview Surveys
Collects data on health, health behaviors, and health care access in the U.S. from 1963 to the present.
Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health: Findings and Public Use Microdata File
Presents survey data collected by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Statistics Canada. This data covers questions about health and access to healthcare in the two countries.