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NURS 4510 Caring for Families and Communities: Health Statistics

Georgia Stats

Georgia Department of Health Data and Statistics
Network of data providers that builds biodiversity information and promotes the growth of biodiversity information content on the Internet. Searchable by species, countries, or datasets.

Georgia Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BFRSS)
Presents BRFSS data for Georgia and for the 18 Public Health Districts.


State Level Information

State Health Facts Online
This site from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit organization, which provides information on national health issues and the U.S.A.'s role in global health. State-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation are all available.

State Snapshots
The State Snapshots provide State-specific health care quality information, including strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement.  State-level information used to create the State Snapshots is based on data collected for the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR). This web site incorporates features from the National Reports, State Snapshots, and NHQR/DR query tool. 

Trust for America's Health
Provides information at the state level regarding the funding of public health and key health facts.

County Information

CDC - National Center for Health Statistics
Helps to identify safety, health and security threats whether in the US or abroad, acute or chronic, curable or treatable. An agency against key health threats.

Community Health Indicators

is an interactive web application that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes, which describe the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence health outcomes, such as health care access and quality, health behaviors, social factors and the physical environment.

County Health Rankings and Roadmap
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program provides information about health at the county level and suggests what can be done to create healthier places.The annual County Health Rankings, (broken into Health Outcomes and Health Factors) measures vital health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America.  Contains census and survey data for the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. 

Disease Reporting

OASIS (Online Analytical Statistical Information System)                                                                                                         is a suite of interactive tools used to access the Georgia Department of Public Health's standardized health data repository. This repository is currently populated with Vital Statistics, Hospital Discharge, Emergency Room Visit, Arboviral Surveillance, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, STD, Motor Vehicle Crash, and Population data.

State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SendSS)

Data on notifiable diseases from the Georgia Department of Public Health. To access the site, set up a login (select the click here link), and instead of logging in again, immediately select Health Statistics Query.

Other Statistical Information Sites

Additional sites for Statistical Information and Data, specifically:

Global, National, State and Local

Healthcare Administrative Statistics

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