Find Health Statistics by Topic

Use this table to find health resources from reliable sources.

Updated September 1, 2022

TOPIC

Column one has a list of health topics. The columns across the top show the sites where you can find resources. 

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) MedlinePlus Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) State Health Facts US Census County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHRR) City Health Dashboard Rural Data Explorer
ALCOHOL                
Alcohol dependence/Alcohol Use Disorder Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Alcohol treatment Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Binge drinking Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No
Chronic drinking Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Excessive/heavy drinking Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No
Drinking and driving Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No
DEATHS BY CONDITION/CAUSE                
Alcohol-induced Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Breast cancer Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
Cancer, general Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Cardiovascular disease Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
Cervical cancer Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Colorectal cancer Yes Yes No No No No Yes No
Diabetes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Drug overdose Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Firearms Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
HIV/AIDS Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Homicide Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Infant mortality Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
Influenza Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Injury Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Leading causes of death Yes Yes No No No No No No
Lung cancer deaths Yes Yes No No No No No No
Motor vehicle crash Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Pneumonia Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Suicide Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
DEMOGRAPHICS                
Age No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Disability Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Employment status No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Homelessness No No No Yes No No No No
Households characteristics/living arrangements Yes No No No Yes Yes No No
Incarceration/correctional populations No No No Yes Yes No No No
Income/Poverty Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Language spoken at home No No No No Yes No No No
Life expectancy Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
Marital status Yes No Yes No Yes No No No
Number of children No No Yes No Yes No No No
Populations Yes No No Yes Yes No No No
Population change No No No No Yes Yes No No
Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rent/Own home No No Yes No Yes Yes No No
Rural/Urban Yes No No No Yes No No Yes
Sex No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Veteran status Yes No Yes No Yes No No Yes
EDUCATION                
Educational attainment No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Reading proficiency, children No No No No No Yes Yes No
School absenteeism No No No No No No Yes No
EMPLOYMENT                
Employment/Unemployment No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Workers by occupational category No No No Yes Yes No No No
HEALTH BEHAVIORS                
Household emergency preparedness No No No No Yes No No No
Insufficient sleep Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Seatbelt use No No Yes No No No No No
HEALTH CARE ACCESS                
Cost prohibiting access Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
Health care access Yes No No Yes No No No No
Health professional shortage areas No No No Yes No No No Yes
HEALTH CARE COSTS                
Health expenditures Yes No No Yes No No No No
Hospital inpatient expenses No Yes No Yes No No No No
Mental health services expenditures Yes No No No No No No No
Prescription drugs costs Yes No No Yes No No No No
HEALTH CARE INSURANCE                
Health insurance coverage/status Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Medicaid Yes No No Yes No No No No
Medicare Yes No No Yes No No No No
Under 65 coverage No No Yes No No Yes Yes No
Uninsured children Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
HEALTH CARE USE BY SERVICE/FACILTY                
Ambulatory care use/Physician office visits Yes Yes No No No No No No
Community health centers No No No Yes No No No No
Dentists No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hospitals No Yes No Yes No No No No
Last checkup No No Yes No No No No No
Mental health providers Yes No No Yes No Yes No No
Nursing facilities Yes No No Yes Yes No No No
Primary/Personal care provider No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Rural health clinics No No No Yes No No No No
HEALTH CONDITIONS                
Arthritis Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Asthma Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Breast cancer No Yes No Yes No No No No
Cancer, general Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Cardiovascular disease Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Cervical cancer No Yes No Yes No No No No
Chlamydia Yes No No Yes No Yes No No
Cholesterol Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
COPD Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Diabetes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Gonorrhea Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
HIV/AIDS Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
Hypertension Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
Kidney disease Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Obesity, adult Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Obesity, children and adolescents Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Syphilis Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Vision impairment No Yes Yes No No No No No
HEALTH STATUS                
Fair or poor health Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Overall health Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
ILLICIT DRUGS                
Illicit drug use Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Drug treatment Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Drug overdose Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
IMMUNIZATION/VACCINATION                
COVID-19 vaccination Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Flu vaccination Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
Pneumonia vaccination Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
Tetanus vaccination Yes No Yes No No No No No
Shingle vaccination Yes No Yes No No No No No
Childhood immunizations Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
INFORMATION ACCESS                
Health information technology use Yes No No No No No No No
Internet use Yes No No No No No No No
Broadband connection/Internet access No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
MATERNAL/CHILD HEALTH                
Breastfeeding Yes No No Yes No No No No
Fertility Yes No No No Yes No No No
Prenatal care Yes Yes No No No No No No
Preterm birth Yes No No Yes No No No No
MENTAL HEALTH                
Depression Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
Mental health status Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Prescription medications for mental health Yes No No No No No No No
Suicide Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Suicidal thoughts and behaviors Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
NUTRITION/FOOD ENVIRONMENT                
Diet/nutrition Yes Yes No No No No No No
Fruit/vegetable consumption Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Food insecurity/insufficiency Yes No No Yes No Yes No No
Limited access to healthy foods No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
SNAP use No Yes No Yes Yes No No No
ORAL HEALTH                
Child oral health Yes Yes No No No No No No
Dental visit Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
All teeth removed No No Yes Yes No No No No
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY/EXERCISE                
Physical activity, adults Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Physical activity, adolescents Yes No No Yes No No No No
Physical activity, children Yes No No Yes No No No No
Aerobic activity No No Yes No No No No No
Strength activity No No Yes No No No No No
Exercise No No Yes No No No No No
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT                
Air pollution Yes No No No No Yes Yes No
Commute No No No No No Yes No No
Housing problems No No No No No Yes Yes No
Park access/Exercise opportunities No No No No No Yes Yes No
Segregation No No No No No Yes Yes No
Violent crime Yes No No No No Yes Yes No
Walkability No No No No No No Yes No
Water pollution No No No No No Yes No No
POLICY/LAW/PROGRAMS                
Abortion Yes No No Yes No No No No
AIDS drug assistance program No No No Yes No No No No
Federal HIV/AIDS funding No No No Yes No No No No
Firearm laws by state No No No Yes No No No No
Sex and HIV education Yes No No No No No No No
Sterile syringe exchange programs No No No Yes No No No No
SCREENING                
Cholesterol No No Yes Yes No No No No
Colorectal cancer No No Yes No No No No No
HIV/AIDS No No Yes Yes No No No No
Mammogram Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
PAP test Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
PSA test Yes No Yes No No No No No
TEEN HEALTH                
Health behaviors among youth Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
Teen births Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
Teen use Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
TOBACCO/E-CIGARETTE USE                
Current smoker No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Smoker status No No Yes No No No No No
E-cigarette use Yes No Yes No No No No No
Cigarette use Yes Yes No No No No No No
Quit attempt Yes No No Yes No No No No
Smokeless tobacco use Yes No Yes No No No No No
State smoking restrictions Yes No No Yes No No No No
Tobacco settlement funds No No No Yes No No No No
Treatment coverage for cessation No No No Yes No No No No
VITAL STATISTICS                
Birth rate Yes No No Yes No No No No
Death rate Yes No No Yes No No No No
Premature death No No No No No Yes Yes No

Updated May 25, 2022