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Health Statistics

Health Statistics

Health Statistics

Healthcare Statistics

  • AHRQ Data and Surveys (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
  • CMS Research, Statistics, Data & Systems (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
  • Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care (The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice)
  • Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) (US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) - provides data on "hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes."
  • HCUP Statistical Briefs (Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project)
  • The Affordable Care Act: State by State (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • American Hospital Directory - free online version provides key hospital characteristics, services provided, utilization statistics, and more
  • The Affordable Care Act: State by State (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Fair Health- free resource that is dedicated to sharing healthcare prices and health insurance information. Its cost lookup tool allows you to estimate costs of medical and dental services in specific areas of the United States.  The cost estimates are based on Fair Health's national database of healthcare claims.
  • Healthcare Bluebook is a commercial website that provides cost estimates for medical procedures, tests, and services to consumers, employers and providers.
  • Health Care Cost Institute - publishes the annual Health Care Cost Report and the National Chartbook of Health Care Prices, as well as other relevant reports.
  • guroo - a website created by the Health Care Cost Institute, it gives data on health care costs and quality with national, state and local prices.

Other Statistics Websites

  • United States Census Bureau - various health statistics including disability, fertility, HIV/AIDS, and health insurance
  • State Health Facts (The Kaiser Family Foundation) - health statistics for each state including health costs, health coverage, health reform, health status, Medicaid, Medicare, minority health, women's health
  • Kids Count Data Center (Annie E. Casey Foundation) - data on child and family well-being in the United States, including health metrics
  • Child Trends/Health
  • (U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources)
  • SAMHSA Data (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
  • OSHA Statistics & Data (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

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Physician Workforce, Medical Student, and Resident Data



Austin's Open Data Portal

Austin Public Health Department

  • Austin Public Health Annual Report
  • Austin Critical Health Indicators Report

Data Archive

  • ICPSR Data Archive (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) - a data archive for social and behavioral sciences. One of the thematic collections is "Health/Mental Health" which includes data sets for chronic health conditions, LGBT health, aging, etc.

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