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Health Data & Statistics Research Guide: Women


Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic statistics from CDC publications, links to more data and related resources.

Women's Health

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS): Collects state-specific data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy. Data can be accessed through the PRAMS Data Portal, and researchers can also request the PRAMS Analytic Research File through the CDC. 

Office on Women's Health

Quick Health Data Online
Create custom tables at the state and county level using health indicators related to demographics, mortality, natality, reproductive health, violence, prevention, disease and mental health.  View the Women's Health and Mortality Chartbook, which provides state profiles of women's health, and the Health Disparities Profile which also gives state level indicators.

Women's Health Data Books
Current and historical data on health challenges for women, their families, and their communities. 

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights 

Violence Against Women Survey

Data from this survey addresses the prevalence of violence against women in EU countries and the consequences of that violence for the women involved. 

Kaiser Family Foundation

Women's Health Care Policy
Collection of reports and fact sheets, many with statistical information.

Women's Health Data Book: A Profile of Women's Health in the United States
"This book addresses social and economic factors and provides up-to-date information on chronic conditions, reproductive health, mental health, violence, health behaviors, and access to and quality of health services received by women. Information is included on disparities in health status and access to care among subgroups of women, highlighting the populations of women who are at greatest risk. Additional fact sheets highlighting key data from the book are also available."

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