Welcome to Quick Health Data Online
Quick Health Data Online is an interactive system that provides reliable and easily accessible health data to help assess needs, develop programs, and inform policies. The system is for anyone looking for US health data and is used by the public health community, policymakers, grant writers, researchers, and students.
The system provides state- and county-level data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories and possessions. Data are available by gender, race and ethnicity and come from a variety of national and state sources. The system is organized into eleven main categories, including demographics, mortality, natality, reproductive health, violence, prevention, disease and mental health. Within each main category, there are numerous subcategories.
As the population over 65 is projected to continue to increase in coming years,healthy aging may become of increasing importance to many. Healthy aging will be influenced in part by participation in a variety of health-promoting behaviors, including having regular recommended screenings.
Data on the system are provided for males and females with race and ethnicity details to enable comparisons between different population groups. Data can be used to generate charts such as these, which present percentages of, the percent of , and the percentage of .
What's New, August 2011
The 2011 Edition of theis now available. The Profiles present 22 health indicators that are being measured regularly at the state level and which highlight some of of the key areas related to health disparities among different populations. The Profiles is a statistical resource on population health for different racial and ethnic populations in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and was developed to provide readers with an easy-to-use collection of current state data on critical issues of relevance to population health.
What's New, June 2011
The 2011 Edition of theis now available. The Chartbook presents 28 health indicators, which highlight some of the key issues related to women's health that are being measured regularly at the state level. The Chartbook is a statistical resource on women's health in each of the states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands and was developed to provide readers with an easy-to-use collection of current state data on critical issues of relevance to women.
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