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Welcome to Statistics and Data Sources in Health Disparities Libguide page
On this Libguide page, you will find a variety of resources that have research data, fact sheets, reports, and statistical information relating to health disparities.
Data and Research--General Sources
Data and Research on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
A series of documents commenting on NIH research from the Asian and Pacific Islander point-of view. From the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Data Center from State Health Access Data Assistance Center
You can create customized reports on state-level health insurance coverage, access, and cost.
Healthy People 2020
DATA2020, the Healthy People 2020 interactive data tool, allows users to explore data and technical information related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives.
Child Trends DataBank
The Child Trends DataBank examines and monitors more than 100 indicators that focus on risks and positive developments for children. For each indicator we summarize what the research says about its importance to children’s development, track trends over time and by subgroup, and highlight strategies likely to improve well-being. We also provide links to state, local, and international data. - See more at: http://www.childtrends.org/databank/#sthash.xlCTkUzn.dpuf
U.S. Department of Human and Health Services Office of Minority Health
Health Profiles of minority populations such as African-American; Latino; American Indian and Alaska Native; Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander.
National/Federal Sources of Health Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics
This is the central site for health statistics within the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. Link to major health surveys, or obtain vital statistics. Software is available on the site to query CDC databases.
Statistics and Data Sources --California
California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal
The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) has launched its Open Data Portal initiative in order to increase public access to one of the State’s most valuable assets – non-confidential health and human services data. Its goals are to spark innovation, promote research and economic opportunities, engage public participation in government, increase transparency, and inform decision-making. "Open Data" describes data that are freely available, machine-readable, and formatted according to national technical standards to facilitate visibility and reuse of published data.
Statistical and Data Tables from California Department of Public Health
Statistical and data tables produced by the California Department of Public Health. Types of information includes breastfeeding, death, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, etc.
HealthyCity Data Source
Demographic, health, safety, economic data for cities across California.
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)
CPEHN has search tool to find data and reports by race/ethnicity, county, health condition, and more.
California Health Interview Survey
CHIS is the nation's largest state health survey. Conducted every two years on a wide range of health topics, CHIS data gives a detailed picture of the health and health care needs of California's large and diverse population.
ACA 411: Tracking Health Reform in California
From the California Healthcare Foundation. How is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changing insurance coverage, access to health care, and affordability in California? This interactive tool provides baseline and trend data for selected measures to help answer these questions.
The data include uninsured rates, private and public coverage levels, insurance status, and Covered California enrollment; use of services and barriers to care; and consumer spending and premium sharing for employees, including low-wage, part-time, and temporary workers.