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Statistical information can be found in many sources, both print and online.
Given the necessary time for a book to come to press the most recent information
is likely to be found online. Note, as well, statistical sources cited in
background and reference sources you consult. See if you can locate more recent
versions of these.
American Hospital Directory
Statistics, including basic financial information about individual hospitals.
Presents a large amount of data and maps about cancer in the U.S. This site is prepared by the National Cancer Institute.
This site, also part of the CDC, provides data on epidemiological research.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Provides a wealth of data regarding these two government health care programs.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Statistical Information about Medicare and Medicaid
County Health Rankings
University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Demographic and Health Surveys
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Global Health Observatory
This product from the World Health Organization provides access to health statistics on disease, life expectancy, health systems, risk factors, health equity, road safety, and other topics.
National Center for Health Statistics
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
State Health Facts
This site, produced by the Kaiser Foundation, provides health data at the state level.
Health Data Interactive
Presents tables with national health statistics for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Tables can be customized by age, gender, race/ethnicity, and geographic location to explore different trends and patterns.
A web-based system designed to guide users through basic data analyses on several datasets on varying topics and indicators for different NYC populations.Users can run cross-tabulations and find point estimates with confidence intervals.