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Health statistics (general sources)
Data Planet (Sage)
The Data-Planet repository contains datasets from public, commercial, and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and around the world. Subjects covered include business, political science, demography, agriculture, education, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, energy, and more.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
Please note: Access to this resource ended on December 31, 2020.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient source for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
For more about searching, viewing tables, saving, and printing from the Statistical Abstract, go to the Statistical Abstract Library Guide
. Coverage: 2013-present.
Health Statistics Reference Books/E-Books
Vital Statistics of the United States by
Call Number: HA203 .V58
current ed. in Reference;
2004- in Reference Compact Storage (basement);
(not published 1994-2003);
1970-1993 at Government Documents Federal (basement) HE 20.6210:
1968-1969 at Government Documents Federal (basement) HE 20.2212:
1963-1967 at Government Documents Federal (basement) FS 2.112:
1939-1944 at Government Documents Federal (basement) C 3.139:
ALSO ONLINE (all years)
Health, United States by
Call Number: RA407.3 .U57a Reference
Current ed. in reference;
1993- at HE 20.7042/6: Govt Documents Federal (basement)
1975-1992 at HE 20.6223: Govt Documents Federal (basement)
Health Statistics Websites
The following web resources were selected by librarians:
National Cancer Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health
HCUPnet—Interactive Tool for Statistics on Hospitals
Data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Health, United States
From the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Statistics on such topics as birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, morbidity and health status, risk factors, use of ambulatory and inpatient care, health personnel and facilities, financing of health care, health insurance and managed care, and more. Coverage: 1975-
Federal government initiative promoting science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Website managed by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
from the National Safety Council (NSC)
Wisconsin Health Statistics
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Public Health Profiles
Concise health and demographic information for all counties and other local health departments (LHDs), plus all municipalities with a population over 35,000.
WISH (Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health) Query System
Database from the WI Dept of Health Services, using data from a variety of sources