Health Statistics

  • City Health Dashboard 
    This website sponsored by NYU Langone Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides health statistics for 500 of the largest U.S. cities in five key areas: Social and Economic Factors, Physical Environment, Health Behaviors, Health Outcomes, and Clinical Care. This project is intended to provide data to help cities understand and address health challenges in their community.
  • County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
    This collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute provides county health rankings as they compare to other counties within their state. Data is provided on factors that influence or are influenced by health.
  • State Health Facts
    State Health Facts is a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and provides free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States. Find Tennessee state facts here.
  • Tennessee Department of Health: Health Statistics The Division of Policy, Planning, and Assessment (PPA) is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and sharing data to inform health policy and planning. PPA provides health reports, fact sheets, and visualizations (charts, graphs, maps, etc.) of data related to Tennesseans’ health.
  • Injury Facts 
    The National Safety Council’s reference source for safety statistics provides data on preventable injuries and deaths. Not all data is available yet online, but Memphis Public Library has hard copies of the publication dating from 2017 back to 1999.
  • Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank 
    The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published this “authoritative source for current U.S. statistics on cosmetic surgery” that covers 39 cosmetic procedures and offers 8-year comparisons.
  • American Hospital Directory 
    The American Hospital Directory’s website provides detailed information on almost every hospital in the United States.  It has a free state-by-state listing of hospital profiles to serve as a standard for comparison for users.
  • Trust for America’s Health 
    The Trust for America’s Health, a nonprofit organization, works to “make disease prevention a national priority.”  Included on this website is a section entitled “Your State’s Health” which provides brief statistics on such areas as the percentage of adults with asthma or the percentage of obese adults.  It also covers cancer tracking mechanisms and bioterrorism preparedness at the state level.

See Also:
Health Information Center Online

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