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World Development Indicators
This resource contains development data covering more than 575 indicators, 225 countries, and 18 regional and income groups. The data is compiled by the World Bank from officially-recognized international sources. Health indicators include birth rates, life expectancies, and more.
2005-current available online.
1997-current (incomplete) available on CD-ROM
Health, United States
This annual publication from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) includes trends in health statistics in the United States.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities
MedlinePlus, U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
Information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues includes latest treatments, information on a drugs or supplements, the meanings of words, medical videos, illustrations, links to the latest medical research on your topic, and clinical trials on a disease or condition.
National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Statistics by topic, surveys and data collection systems, data access, and more...
Seattle and King County
The Health of King County Report
This 2006 edition spans the previous ten years of available data. The range of health indicators includes social determinants, behavioral risks, access to care, and diseases. Descriptions are by age, gender, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, time trend, and place of residence. Older editions
are in print only.