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AAMC Data and Analysis

Includes data on medical education workforce, medical education curriculum, medical school applicants, matriculants, enrollement. Custom reports available.

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Terri Gotschall, MLIS Scholarly Communications Librarian
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Finding Health Statistics

Finding and Using Health Statistics Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine.

Health Data and Statistics

CDC Vital Records 

Hospital Utilization 

  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services data by state or facility, includes ICU beds and in patient bed usage. Present as a dashboard.

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)

MEPS data includes Americans use and pay for medical care, health insurance, and out-of-pocket spending. Annual surveys provide data on health status, the use of medical services, charges, insurance coverage, and satisfaction with care.

The Council of State Governments: States Perform

Comparative performance measurement data for 50 states, easy to use interface, covers:

Children: Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births), low birthweight rates, teen birth rate, children in poverty, childhood obesity, child fatality rate due to abuse and neglect, percent of 2-year-olds who were immunized

Adults: adult smokers, adult population overweight, aged 65+ who have had a flu shot within the past year or who have ever had a pneumonia vaccination, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, AIDS infection rate, per 100,000 population

Public Assistance: Prevalence of household-level food insecurity, food stamp applications, SNAP Payment Total Error Rates, Percent of unemployed adult Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients who became newly employed during the report year and TANF Work Participation Rates


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: CDC Data & Statistics 

  • Topics include Alcohol Use, Arthritis, Asthma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Chronic Diseases, Immunization, Injuries & Violence (QISQARS), Physical Activity, Smoking & Tobacco, and more.
  • National Center for Health Statistics : Includes the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, National Health Interview Survey, and National Survey of Family Growth.
  • FastStats; Includes quick data on over 150 topics.
    The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: Prevalence and Trend Data on Alcohol Consumption, Cholesterol Awareness, Chronic Health Indicators (Arthritis, Asthma, Cardiovascular Disease, COPD, Depression, Diabetes, Kidney, Skin Cancer, Other Cancer, Vision ), Colorectal Cancer Screening, E-Cigarette Use, Fruits and Vegetables, Heath Care Access/Coverage, Health Status, HIV-AIDs, Hypertension Awareness, Immunization, Injury (Seatbelt Use, Drinking and Driving), Oral Health, Overweight and Obesiety (BMI), Physical Actiivity, Prostate Cancer, Tobacco Use, Women's Health (Pap Smear, Mammogram)
  • CDC Wonder Online database: includes Sexually Transmitted Disease Morbidity and Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute

  • Provides cancer statistics in the United States, includes prevalence, mortality, survival rates and trends, by race, age, and sex.

NNDSS: Nationally Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Conditions 

  • Easy to read pdf format, covers three years, with a two year lag. Provides disease, total number of cases, and rate, for infectious diseases.

Health, United States

  • Annual report in PDF format from the CDC on trends in health statistics. Includes: 49 tables showing trends on topics such as births, deaths, disease rates, HIV diagnoses, children’s health conditions, prevalence of heart disease, hypertension, cholesterol, cancer, stroke, and diabetes, smoking rates, use of substances, functional limitation among adults, obesity, weight, nutrition, activity, dental, delay or nonreceipt of needed medical care due to cost, health care visits, emergency department visits, vaccination, mammography, pap smear, colorectal testing, and more.

Data2020 (from Healthy People 2020)

  • This interactive tool allows users to explore data on topics such as: medical conditions or diseases, such as kidney disease, arthritis, diabetes, dementia, and blood disorders; family planning, food safety, genomics, health-related quality of life & well-being, healthcare-associated infections, hearing, oral, vision, injury and violence prevention, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health, medical product safety, mental health, nutrition and weight, occupational safety and health, public health infrastructure, social determinants of health, substance abuse, and tobacco use.

H-Cup Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

An official website of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Includes: Inpatient and Emergency Department settings, including over 250 diagnoses, readmissions, community inpatient statistics (FL is included).

HCUP Statistical Briefs - Procedures and Treatments Overview

Rare Diseases


  • Searchable data base of rare diseases, includes prevalence date, and states when prevalence data is unknown. May include incident rates, inheritance information, and age of onset.

Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center of the NIH

  • Provides information on rare diseases that may include prevalence or incident data if available. 


Florida Community Health Assessment Resource (Charts) 

  • Provides data on health statistics including: births, deaths, disease morbidity, population and behavioral risk factors.

Florida Health Finder: Data

  • Health data from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

Florida Health Statistics & Data

  • Florida health statistics and data from the Florida Department of Health concerning annual cancer reports, immunization coverage, community health, and more.

United States Census Bureau Quick Facts

  • Population, economic and other statistics for all states and counties and cities / towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
  • Explore Census Data : Customizable tables and maps.

USDA State Fact Sheets

  • The ERS State Fact Sheets provide information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment/unemployment, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and agricultural exports.

United Nations Population and Vital Statistics Report 

  • Population and Vital Statistics Reports in PDF format.

World Health Organization