The GSS contains a standard 'core' of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest. Many of the core questions have remained unchanged since 1972 to facilitate time-trend studies as well as replication of earlier findings. The GSS takes the pulse of America, and is a unique and valuable resource. It has tracked the opinions of Americans over the last four decades. Download (SPSS or STATA) or browse data online.
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education. In addition to the subject navigation tabs, you may wish to explore the A-Z Subject Guide to help you identify a topic of interest.
The Centers for Disease Control is the main agency for compiling health statistics in the United States. The National Center for Health Statistics is the site through which they provide access to these statistics. You may also wish to browse by topic.
Annual reports from the Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on healthcare quality and disparities. The National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report presents trends for measures related to access to care, affordable care, care coordination, effective treatment, healthy living, patient safety, and person-centered care. The report presents, in chart form, the latest available findings on quality of and access to healthcare, as well as disparities related to race and ethnicity, income, and other social determinants of health.
The information on these statistics pages includes the best statistics currently available on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of mental disorders for the population of the United States, in addition to information about possible consequences of mental illnesses, such as suicide and disability.
The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) partnered with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) to expand DATA2020, the HealthyPeople.gov data search function, to include a tool that shows health disparities information for measurable, population–based objectives where data are available
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was created in 1986 as one of the most significant outcomes of the landmark 1985 Secretary's Task Force Report on Black and Minority Health. The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.