Community & Health Statistical Sources. Nancy Schaefer University of Florida Health Science Center Libraries 392-1306 [email protected] Authoritative national sources (general). General national websites: http://www.firstgov.gov/ http://www.fedstats.gov/
Census - Fact Finder
Data Ferrett http://www.thedataweb.org/
HCUP data is available for PURCHASE
HCUPnet provides data free --via separate pathways for novices and researchers.
Results of “novice” search on average length of stay in hospital for leading causes of death in FL by payer type
HCUPnet Researcher path hospital for leading causes of death in FL by payer type
Wisqars search Statistics
Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
CDC’s National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) also has info.
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Data
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State by State Crime Facts – Office of Justice Bureau of Statistics - Data http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/Search/Crime/State/StatebyState.cfm
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