Health Data Resources - State and National

California Department of Public Health Open Data Portal

The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) has launched its Open Data Portal initiative in order to increase public access to one of the State’s most valuable assets

Child Opportunity Index

Explore hundreds of measures of child wellbeing and policy analysis. Includes rankings and maps.

County Health Rankings

County Health Rankings enables visitors to compare indicators of health and health determinants for all U.S. counties. Trend data are available for 2010 through 2014.

Health data available via API from Socrata's Open Data Network

Health-related data that are available from City, County and State sites across the country that participate in Socrata's Open Data Network. The Open Data Network connects publishers of high-value data to the businesses, developers, and analysts that use, reuse, and enrich data. The members of the network work together to share best practices, adopt standards, and advocate for open data broadly. More information:

Health Policy Institute of Ohio

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has produced the Health Value Dashboard of indicators to track the value of Ohio's health care expenditures. These indicators reflect both population health outcomes and healthcare costs. The dashboard compares Ohio's performance to other states, tracks changes over time, and includes information on best state performance and disparities or gaps across Ohio subpopulations.

Health Resources and Services Administration

Health Resources and Services Administration provides a data warehouse with data and tools for analyzing data on topics such as the health care work force and access to primary care.

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People 2020 lists the status of and goals for numerous health indicators for the US population.

KIDS COUNT Data Center

A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.

National Equity Atlas

The atlas provides interactive tools for exploring data on demographic change, racial inclusion and the economic benefits of equity for the 100 largest cities, each state and the United States as a whole.

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports-AHRQ

Data Query is an interactive tool that allows visitors to access national and state data from the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. You can search for data or trends based on particular subject areas, topics, or measures.

NOA Weather data

Climate Data Online (CDO) provides free access to NCDC's archive of global historical weather and climate data in addition to station history information. These data include quality controlled daily, monthly, seasonal, and yearly measurements of temperature, precipitation, wind, and degree days as well as radar data and 30-year Climate Normals.

Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Department of Health provides a data warehouse with reports and tools for analyzing state level and some county level data.

Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey Interactive Data Dashboards

The Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey (OMAS) delivers health and healthcare data to public and private organizations, including insight into the health status of Ohio’s Medicaid and Medicaid-eligible populations. The online database provides a snapshot of Ohio's healthcare landscape in real time. Data span 2008 - 2015.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is dedicated to building culture of health. RWJF also provides an open resource for data visualization.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Visualize Health

RWJF also provides an open resource for data visualization.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides data on various health topics.

Twitter Predicts Heart Disease

A link to the data used by Eichstaedt et al. in their paper titled "Psychological language on twitter predicts county-level heart disease mortality". For a description of the data as well as the paper, visit

University of Pennsylvania World Well Being Project

The University of Pennsylvania World Well Being Project is pioneering scientific techniques for measuring psychological well-being and physical health based on the analysis of language in social media.