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Health Indicators

(7 days ago) Includes Leading Health Indicators (not yet set for 2030) Contains hundreds of measures of child well-being across the U.S. Visualize data by rank, map, & line graph. Monitors health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults.

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Incidence/Prevalence

(7 days ago) Resources on finding and utilizing health statistics. Database of the weekly Nationally Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) reports for the U.S. (Level 3 data); a major part of these data standardized for online access (Level 2 data); & a subset of the U.S. data cleaned further to study the impact of vaccination programs in the U.S. (Level 1 data).

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Health Sciences Instruments

(7 days ago) From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ). This database & web site provide information on specific evidence-based health care quality measures & measure sets, including the new Atlas of Integrated Behavioral Health Care Quality Measures.In addition, it now tags measure summaries corresponding to its Population Health Measure Domains.

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Agencies & Organizations

(7 days ago) This page contains homepage links to organizations focusing on research, policy, and the promotion of issues related to health and healthcare disparities, healthcare reform, and the governance and organization of the healthcare system.

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Chronic Diseases

(7 days ago) Cancer - Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion (CDC) Cancer - FastStats (CDC) Cancer Atlas (NCI) Cancer Data & Statistics (CDC) Includes rates by state, demographic group, & race/ethnicity. Cancer Fact Sheets (MDCH) From the Michigan Department of Community Health. …

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Databases By Topic

(7 days ago) The Virtual Health Library (VHL) is a library, a decentralized and dynamic information-source collection, designed to provide equitable access to scientific knowledge on health. It is maintained by BIREME, a PAHO Specialized Center. This collection operates as an Internet network of products and services, structured to progressively meet the

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Specific Locations

(7 days ago) Annual report from the Michigan Department of Community Health. Contains information on a wide range of health-related issues, from vital statistics to birth defects to the Michigan BRFSS. Measures of child well-being by state, across states, & by congressional district. Visualize data by rank, map, & line graph.

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Data Visualization

(7 days ago) Many data sets include data visualizations, under the Gallery heading on the left of each page. Free and easily accessible data provided in innovative ways to visualize complex health issues in the U.S. and abroad. The 7th edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas. Includes an Interactive map.

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HealthCARE Disparities Data & Statistics

(7 days ago) How do you distinguish between the two? Health disparities are differences among population groups (that is, ethnicity, gender, income) in the incidence, prevalence and outcomes of health conditions, diseases, and related complications of diseases.. Healthcare disparities are differences among population groups in the availability, accessibility, and quality of healthcare services aimed at

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Economics/Utilization

(7 days ago) A broad array of methodological information on the HCUP databases and software tools. A free, online query system that provides access to health statistics & information on hospital inpatient & emergency department utilization, based on data from HCUP. The interface changed dramatically in Jan. 2017.

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Policy Tracking and Analysis

(7 days ago) This document is a “how to” guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities. The manual, based on CDC’s Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health, is intended to assist managers and staff of public, private, and community public health programs to plan, design, implement and use comprehensive evaluations in a practical way.

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Health Disparities Data & Statistics

(7 days ago) How do you distinguish between the two? Health disparities are differences among population groups (that is, ethnicity, gender, income) in the incidence, prevalence and outcomes of health conditions, diseases, and related complications of diseases.. Healthcare disparities are differences among population groups in the availability, accessibility, and quality of healthcare services aimed at

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Priority Populations

(7 days ago) AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange Browse by subject, including specific patient populations, to find great resources for improving quality of care and reducing disparities. data.census.gov

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Health Professionals

(7 days ago) Find health information relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities. Information resources for health professionals providing care to the LGBTQ community

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Health, Healing & Birthing

(7 days ago) Dreams Coming True: An Indigenous Health Programme in the Peruvian Amazon by Soren Hvalkof (Editor, Compiled by) Call Number: RA 771.7 P4 D74 2004 ISBN: 8798616870

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Disease-Specific

(7 days ago) Produces information on specific health issues, such as reproductive health, cancer, & mental disorders. From the Univ. of Wash. Dept. of Global Health & Inst. for Health Metrics & Evaluation. Uses the disability-adjusted-life-year (DALY) that assesses the burden …

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Specific Populations

(7 days ago) Datasets for use in research & design of tobacco prevention & control programs. Pediatric Nutrtion Surveillance (PedNSS) Describes the nutritional status of low-income infants & children enrolled in federally funded maternal & child health & nutrition programs. From the Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services. Peristats: March of Dimes.

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Health Statistics

(7 days ago) Health survey conducted by phone of Washtenaw county residents in 2005 & 2010; includes questions specifically on dental health. Health Statistics--The Big Picture If you need to search for a broader range of statistics, use the Health Statistics research guide, a comprehensive list of health statistics of various kinds at the local, state

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Databases and Journals

(7 days ago) UMMS Health Policy and Health Economics Path of Excellence - An Information Resource Starter Kit Find information resources, skills and strategies to support the University of Michigan Medical School's Health Economics and Policy Path of Excellence.

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Hierarchy of Evidence Resources

(7 days ago) Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries and systems: the “5S" evolution of services for evidence-based health care decisions. ACP J Club. 2006 Nov-Dec;145(3):A8-9. The Integrated "5S" Levels of Organization of Evidence Pyramid depicts the relationship between the Evidence Hierarchy (the small, inset pyramid) and the "5S" model.

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Global Data & Statistics

(7 days ago) The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 260 surveys in over 90 countries.

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Public Health / Disaster Relief

(7 days ago) The Nation's Health: Stay up-to-date on breaking public health news and research, plus events and activities going on around the Harvard School of Public Health. iOS l Android. Prevention TaskForce: Includes all of the current recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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Health & Nutrition

(7 days ago) Michigan Health Endowment Fund. The general purpose of the fund is to improve the quality of healthcare while reducing costs and to benefit the health and wellness of children and seniors throughout the state. Faculty interested in this funder may want to consider projects in these domains:

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Policy Tracking and Surveillance

(7 days ago) Below is a small sample of tracking and surveillance tools. Other tools exist, so be sure to look online for tools in your area of interest. The Public Health Law Research's report "Resources for Policy Surveillance" can direct you to many organizations. You can also look at PARTNERS legislative resources for additional policy aggregating tools.

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Infectious Diseases

(7 days ago) Catalogs current health equity-related data on the COVID Data Tracker that align with populations and place-based focus groups identified in the CDC COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategy, including racial and ethnic minority populations, people living in rural or frontier areas, people experiencing homelessness, essential and frontline workers, people with disabilities, people with

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Statistics by Location

(7 days ago) The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is a telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States and U.S. territories. Data is collected monthly. Search for data by indicators & location & easily create custom reports. From the Population Reference Bureau.

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NIH Data Management Plan

(7 days ago) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognizes that making data accessible and reusable for other users may incur costs. To assist individuals and entities subject to the final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing, this supplemental information outlines categories of allowable NIH costs associated with data management and sharing.

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Psychosocial Instruments

(7 days ago) The 37 measures in the Mental Health Inventory are part of the 116 core measures of functioning and well-being from the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a two-year study of patients with chronic conditions. Measurement & Evaluation Tools.

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Creating a Well-Focused Question

(7 days ago) Boolean operators such as AND & OR are used to connect synonyms & concepts.. Use OR to connect synonyms to appropriately expand your search for a concept. Your search results will contain citations for each term. Place parentheses around the search terms when you use OR so that the database searches them together.; Use AND to connect concepts. This will narrow your search results, giving you

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