The Vital Records Data and Statistics cover a wide variety of health topics suitable for community health assessments, research for government and private studies, and public inquiry. Further, the programs within the Vital Records Data and Statistics include the Medical Marijuana Identification Card Program and the End of Life Option Act.
Provided by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, the California Department of Health Services, and the Public Health Institute, this site offers data gathered in the California Health Interview Survey, performed every two years. (Requires free registration)
QuickFacts is a part of the U.S. Census Bureau site, and provides demographic information on a state and county level. In addition to summary data, the site also provides links to more in-depth information sources.
Using Medicare data, this project analyzes national and regional distribution of health care resources, such as cost of care, hospital and physician distribution, and Medicare reimbursement. The interactive website allows users to customize maps and charts.
DATA2010 reports results of the “Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health” program. The program tracks data on 487 objectives in 28 focus areas for the United States as a whole and at the state level.
This site from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the federal government's principal vital and health statistics agency, provides statistical data and information ranging from disease classifications to surveys and research.