The ASTHO Profile of State Public Health (Profile) is the only comprehensive source of information about state public health agency activities, structure, and resources.
Public health services and systems researchers use a wide variety of data from many sources to investigate optimal ways of organizing, financing, and delivering public health programs and services. As a resource for PHSSR investigators, this page provides links to both longstanding and emerging data sources that could be useful for designing and implementing scientific studies.
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The National Profile of Local Health Departments (commonly referred to as “the Profile study”) is a nationwide study investigating relevant topics on local public health infrastructure and practice.
Abstract: Claims data are an important source of data for public health surveillance but have not been widely used in the United States because of concern with personally identifiable health information and other issues.
HSRR is a searchable database of information about research datasets, instruments/indices and software. Users may examine and compare characteristics of some of the resources employed in Health Services Research, the Behavioral and Social Sciences and Public Health.
The Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce (PHPartners) is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health science libraries.
Law Atlas-The Policy Surveillance Portal provides access to a variety of datasets that can be useful when conducting public health law research. Each dataset is accompanied by a protocol and a codebook.
The Project Tycho™ database aims are to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and policy.
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
The goal of Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) is to provide an overview of key health indicators for local communities and to encourage dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community’s health.
Learn about the Public Health Foundation's (PHF) TRAIN (or TrainingFinder Real-Time Affiliated Integrated Network), the nation's premier learning network for professionals who protect the pub