|Useful Data Links
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being
is a biennial report to the Nation on the
condition of children in America. Nine contextual measures describe the
changing population, family, and environmental context in which
children are living, and 25 indicators depict the well-being of
children in the areas of economic security, health, behavior and social
environment, and education.
Atlas of Injury Mortality Among American Indian and
Alaska Native Children and Youth, 1989-1998
provides a single point of access to a wide variety of reports and
numeric public health data.
Child and Adolescent Health
The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) developed and maintains a
number of quality measurement tools and strategies that assess the quality of care provided
to children and young adults.
A nonprofit, nonpartisan children's research organization. We collect
and analyze data; conduct, synthesize, and disseminate research; design
and evaluate programs; and develop and test promising approaches to
research in the field.
Offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on
children and their families, including: population and family
characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social
environment, and education.
County Health Rankings
Compare the overall health of your county with the health of other counties
in your state as well as compare the factors that contribute to health, such as
obesity rates, the quality of health care or high school graduation rates.
Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
The purpose of The Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent
Health (DRC) is to advance the effective use of public data on the
health and health-related services for children, youth and
families in the United States. The DRC does this by providing
hands-on access to national, state, and regional data findings as
well as technical assistance in the collection and use of this
data by policymakers, program leaders, advocates and researchers
in order to inform and advance key child and youth health goals.
Currently, the DRC website includes national and state-based data
on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Childrenís
Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special
Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN). The DRCís easy-to-use interactive
search feature allows users to select, view, compare, and download
national survey data results for every state and HRSA region.
Injury Center's interactive mapping system, gives you access to the
geographic distribution of injury-related mortality rates in the Injury
Maps allows you to create county-level and state-level maps of
age-adjusted mortality rates for the entire the United States and for
Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Inventory of National
This site contains links to 43 different federal data systems
operated by 16 difference agencies and 3 private injury registry
systems that provide nationwide injury-related data. Each data
system is listed along with the agency or organization and
associated web sites.
National KIDS COUNT Project develops an annual data book that
outlines state-by-state comparisons in child well-being, special
reports on a variety of topics and other resources, as well as the KIDS
COUNT Data Book & Online Database.
National Adolescent Health Information Center
It has excellent national data and reports on adolescent health.
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about
the nation's people and economy.
U.S. Department of Transportation, State and National
Fatality and Injury Data
Provides the most recent national and state-specific safety data from
the Department of
Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Federal Motor
Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and NHTSA’s National Center for Statistical Analysis
(NCSA). The data includes national aggregates, and has also been
broken out by state, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.