FAOSTAT is an on-line, multilingual database currently containing more than 1 million time-series records covering international statistics in the following areas: Food Balance Sheets, Food Aid Shipments, and Population.
WHOSIS (World Health Organization Statistical Information System)
ICPSR Data Archive The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), located within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization serving member colleges and universities in the United States and abroad. ICPSR provides access to the world's largest archive of computerized social science data.
Current Research Information System (CRIS)This USDA Research Database contains the information on ongoing and recently completed projects sponsored or conducted primarily within the USDA and State university research system. The database also includes projects on human nutrition research of the Federal agencies.
Datasets (Univ. of Connecticut Health Center, Lyman Maynard Stowe Library)
HCUPnet is an online statistical tool created as a part of the Health Care Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), an initiative of the US Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). HCUPnet allows users to generate customized statistical reports in order to identify, analyze, and track national data on "hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes."
MMWR Weekly Reports is a weekly listing of all deaths for 121 selected cities, as well as noticeable diseases for the nation. Includes annual survey.
National Health Expenditure Data—measures spending for health care in the U.S. by type of service delivered (hospital care, physician services, nursing home care, etc.) and source of funding for those services (private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, out-of-pocket spending, etc.). Developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly the Health Care Financing Administration).