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Research Guides

Health Related Statistics


Cancer Facts & Statistics (American Cancer Society)

Cancer Stat Factsheets (National Cancer Institute) - collection of statistical summaries for a number of common cancer types. May include incidence, mortality, survival, stage, prevalence, and lifetime risk.

Cancer Statistics (National Cancer Institute) - Includes definitions and guides to understanding statistical terms.

SEER - Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (National Cancer Institute)

SEER Data & Software for Researchers (National Cancer Institute)

State Cancer Profiles (CDC)

Chronic Disease

Chronic Disease Indicators (CDC) - set of surveillance indicators developed by consensus among CDC, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD).

Health Statistics (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK) - diabetes, digestive, kidney diseases, obesity/overweight issues and urologic diseases.

Heart Disease

Morbidity and Mortality Chartbook (National Heart Lung & Blood Insititute) - 2012 appears to be the latest available.


HIV/AIDS (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Alcohol Facts & Statistics (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - NIAAA)

Drug Abuse Trends & Statistics - (National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA)

Mental Illness & Substance Abuse Statistics (SAMHSA) - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration