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National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.)


View Resource National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

NCHS is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. The web site provides "data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care." Data available include: tobacco use, life expectancy and long-term illnesses. News releases and fact sheets...
View Resource State Health Profiles, 2001

The National Center for Health Statistics offers Excel files of the data used to produce this year's State Health Profiles publications. The files can be downloaded in Excel format and cover a variety of topics in eight categories including Deaths from Injuries, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health Concerns, and more.