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CDC WONDER furthers CDC's mission of health promotion and disease prevention by speeding and simplifying access to public health information for state and local health departments, the Public Health Service, and the academic public health community. CDC WONDER is valuable in public health research, decision making, priority setting, program evaluation, and resource allocation.
The goal of Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) is to provide an overview of key health indicators for local communities and to encourage dialogue about actions that can be taken to improve a community's health.
The County Health Rankings rank the health of nearly every county in the nation and show that much of what affects health occurs outside of the doctor's office. The County Health Rankings confirm the critical role that factors such as education, jobs, income, and environment play in how healthy people are and how long they live.
Tennessee Department of Health's website provides links to valuable resources such as: Cancer Registry, Communicable & Environmental Disease Service, Infant Mortality Stats & Facts, Improving Patient Safety, and Health Statistics.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to: Encourage collaborations across communities and sectors. Empower individuals toward making informed health decisions. Measure the impact of prevention activities.
From the National Cancer Institute this site provides a quick look for assessing the burden and risk for a major cancer site for the US overall or for a selected state. The Quick Profile is constructed using images of a standard set of tables and graphs that both summarize mortality and incidence statistics and provide for comparisons.
Tennessee county profiles on topics including: Income/Poverty, Employment, Finance, Education and Healthcare.
From the United States Census Bureau, QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people.