Data Links

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Epidemiology, Diseases and Conditions

Health Statistics
Underserved Populations
Workforce & Access To Care


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Central Plains Federal Statistical Research Data Center

Access to federal restricted-use microdata in a secure environment.  Four primary areas of expertise: Great Plains data, survey research methodology, statistical modeling, and research on health and social disparities.  Facilitates broader access to a range of existing ecological/climatological data sets, including those pertaining to water and food security, & sustainability in urban and rural settings.

National Ag Safety Database (NASD) 

Central repository of health, safety, injury prevention data.

Nebraska Public Health Data Inventory 

DHHS links to health datasets, descriptions, queries for researchers.

CDC National Center for Health Statistics 

Surveys and data: NHANES; NHCS; NHIS; NIS; NSFG; NVSS; LSOA, SLAITS, and FastStats.

DHHS National Public Use Data Files 

Variables from medical malpractice payment/adverse licensure, clinical privileges, profession society memberships, DEA reports.

CMS Data Navigator 

Menu-driven search tool on CMS data for MC/MD; health topics, settings-of-care.

CDC Wide-ranging On-line Data for Epidemiologic Research (WONDER) Data Files 

Menu-driven access to CDC data for researchers and public.

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Data Linkages 

Direct access to comprehensive CDC data for researchers.

Health Data Interactive (HDI) 

Public health indicators and interactive web-based application on national/state data. Cross-tabulated data for trends and patterns.

CDC National Death Index (NDI) 

Death record information in state vital statistics offices (1979 - 2012).

CDC National Vital Statistics 

Births, mortality, fetal deaths, linked birth/infant death data, marriages, divorces.

ICD and ICF Coding 

CDC Resources for researchers and clinicians (ICD-9 to ICD-10 for 2014).


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Nebraska Statistical Profiles by County, Service Area, Congressional, and Health Department 

Demographics, social indicators, health status, maternal/child health, risk/prevalence, environmental, service availability/utilization.

CDC State and Territorial Data

Behavioral Risk Factor Survey findings and VitalStats links.

CDC Data Set Directory of Social Determinants of Health

Local social determinants of health directory contains extensive lists of existing data sets to address social determinants. 

AHRQ State Snapshots

Data on quality care measures from National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports


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NLM Health Services Research Information Central

Compendium of databases, repositories, health statistics, surveys, federal tools, toolkits.

RWJF State and County Health Rankings and Roadmaps 

Rankings based on access, quality, costs for researchers, clinicians, public. 

CDC Health United States 

State data on access/utilization, vital stats, facilitates, health insurance, and workforce.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Findings by state/year/category (1995 – 2012).

BRFSS State Maps

BRFSS Selected Metro/Micropolitan Area Risk Trend Maps

Nebraska Vital Statistics 

Data for 2003 – 2016

March of Dimes PeriStats

Data and maps on maternal/infant health for US, states, regions for researchers and community. 

Nebraska Public Health Data Inventory 

Complete compendium of datasets for researchers, clinicians, public. 


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ICPSR Data Warehouse

Data resources for social and behavioral research

CDC Maps for Social Determinants of Health  

National/state data using % of total population. 


Health Profession Shortage Areas (HPSA) and Medically Underserved Areas (MUA) 

Data by address, state, county.

National Center for Health Workforce Analysis 

AHRF data (professions, facilities, utilization,expenditure); Health resources comparison tools (state/county);workforce supply/demand and datasets.

Nebraska Nursing Workforce 

Licensure data/maps (RN, LPN, APRN)

AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) 

Links: Nationwide Inpatient Sample; Kids’ Inpatient Database;Nationwide Emergency Department Sample;State Inpatient Database;State Ambulatory Surgery Databases;State Emergency Department.

AHRQ Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) 

Data on cost, health care use, insurance coverage of families/ individuals/ their providers, employers. 

UNMC Health Professions Tracking Service

Data on practicing Nebraska health professionals.


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Nebraska Diseases and Conditions 

Data/reports on addictions, communicable diseases, asthma, cancer, diabetes, stroke, TB, and more. 

Centers for Disease Control

Link to tools, resources, data, statistics, publications for researchers, clinicians, community members.  

SAMHSA Data and Dissemination

Data, outcomes, quality findings for substance abuse and mental health topics