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*Public Health*

Use this guide to find articles, books, and other resources for Public Health research topics.

Health Statistics

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    The mission of the AHRQ is to improve the qualtiy, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Data covers accessibility, quality, spending, use, disparaties and other topics.
  • National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
    The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. Data topics include aging, births, deaths, health care, health insurance, injuries and diseases.
  • Oregon Vital Statistics
    The Center for Health Statistics (Vital Records) is Oregon's vital records office and is responsible for certifying, amending, and issuing vital event records (birth, marriage, divorce and death), compiling and analyzing data from the records, and maintaining the adult and youth risk behavior surveys.
  • Health Data Tools and Statistics
    Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce provides links to health statistics and data sets as well as resources to support data collection.

 

 

Databases

  • World Health Organization Statistical Information System (WHOIS)
    WHOSIS, the WHO Statistical Information System, is an interactive database bringing together core health statistics for the 193 WHO Member States. It comprises more than 70 indicators, which can be accessed by way of a quick search, by major categories, or through user-defined tables. The data can be further filtered, tabulated, charted and downloaded.

  • WISQARSTM (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
    An interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.