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CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research)
Easy access to a wide array of public health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For public health professionals and the public at large.
Data Citation Index
Provides a single searchable interface to discover the most highly cited scholarly research data from a variety of repositories worldwide.
Data-Planet is a repository of publicly, privately, and commercially-sourced statistical data. The data available in Data-Planet are accessible through two interfaces: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets and Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference.
HCUPnet contains statistics comparing hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes for community hospitals in the U.S. Generate tables and graphs for national, regional and state trends.
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)
MEPS, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, is a set of large-scale survey data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. MEPSnet is a collection of analytical tools to search MEPS data.
NIH Data Sharing Repositories
This site of data repositories provides access to a range of medical, mental health, genomics, and other health-related data collections from the National Institutes of Health.
Interactive database system through the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data.