New York State Data
- 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.
- U.S. Census Bureau
Demographic, geographic and economic data.
One-stop shopping for data collected by U.S. agencies. Search by topic, region or government agency.
- MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)
Based on weekly reports from state health departments, the MMWR provides timely data on current public health issues.
- CDC WONDER
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.
- Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
This is a partnership of government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries. The web site includes links to additional national and local data sets, as well as tutorials on using public health information and data.
- FASTATS: A to Z
Another source of public health statistics from the CDC.
- 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.
- USDA Economic Research Service
Covers "the economics of food, farming, natural resources, and rural America." Great place to go for statistical information! Check out their quarterly journal Amber Waves.
- 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.
- Global Health Observatory Data (GHO)
Tracks more than 100 health indicators from 193 countries. Can be searched and sorted by region/country, health indicator or time period.
Public Health Informatics Research Centers and Institutes