AMCHP Data Resource Portal
CDC’s WONDER (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research)
Databases and query systems offering health data regarding births, infant mortality, and STD's.
Data Resource Center (DRC) for Child and Adolescent Health
Includes national and state-based data on over 100 indicators from the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) and the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN). The DRC’s easy-to-use interactive search feature allows users to select, view, compare, and download national survey data results for every state and HRSA region.
Healthy Youth: Data & Statistics
Summary of youth surveillance activities, including health and behavior statistics and school health policies and programs.
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts
- Women's Health Data - includes state data on women's health-related Medicaid information, state insurance mandates, refusal clauses, emergency contraception policies, cancer statistics, and mammogram and pap smear screening.
- Children's Health Data - create customized children's health fact sheets about a variety of data including infant mortality rates, newborn screening statistics, and state insurance coverage.
National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network), which is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources, includes reproductive and birth outcomes, birth defects, asthma, and childhood lead poisoning data.
Quick Health Data Online
The Office of Women's Health provides state- and county-level data regarding women's health. Data is available by age, 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. Information is presented in tables and/or GIS maps.
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)
An interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults. Site includes a national school-based survey conducted by the CDC and state, territorial, tribal, and local surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and governments.
These links have been evaluated for the usefulness, reliability, and timeliness of the maternal and child health (MCH) information they present, and the ease with which visitors can access information and navigate in them. This list is not intended to be comprehensive; rather, it offers a sample of quality sites that are useful starting points for those interested in MCH topics.
To find further resources, you can search the MCH Organizations Database, which contains information on more than 2,000 organizations that focus on MCH-related topics. Many of the organizations have Web sites that you can link to directly.