New York State Vital Statistics
Vital statistics (including Population, Live Births, Spontaneous Fetal Deaths, Induced Abortion, Pregnancies, Mortality, and Marriages and Dissolutions of Marriage) at the county and city levels. Includes annual tables from 1997-2007.
Kids Count Data Center
From the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this resource provides national and state-by-state data and statistical trends on the condition of America's children and families for 2010. The Kids Count Data Book can be downloaded, along with national and state profiles and rankings. It is also possible to customize maps, graphs, and charts.
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Statistics and data on diseases and conditions, health care, lifestyle, vital statistics, injuries and other measures of health. National and state data available.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) to provide open access to public health information gathered by CDC.
Child and Family Statistics
Federal statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
From the US Department of Health and Human Services. Statistics and data on diseases and conditions, health care, lifestyle, vital statistics, injuries and other measures of health. National and state data available.
The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States.
County Health Rankings
Program from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, this resource provides a snapshot and rankings for counties in all fifty states on how healthy residents are based on a number of health measures. The summary document for New York is here.
Pan American Health Organization
Tracks regional and country level data of basic health indicators (including health coverage, demographics, and morbidity and mortality), infectious diseases, mortality, and risk factors.