Datasets Resources

This is a comprehensive list of datasets that are related to population health. The list contains datasets collected by Population Health Initiative, the McCourt School, and the National Partnership For Action to End Health Disparities (NPA).

Population Health Initiative - Publicly Available Data Sets Relevant to Population Health
The list contains links to and descriptions of data sets and other resources that may be useful for population health related research projects. It includes data sets that are available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Census Bureau, the Institute for Social Research (ICPSR), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and international organizations such as The World Bank, World Health Organization (WHO), and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The topics include work-related injuries, worker health, health-related risk behaviors, national health, mortality, health care access, and aging, among others. To download and review our list, please click here.

McCourt Data and Policy Resources Spreadsheet
This is a list of datasets and policy resources that are related to the McCourt School's curriculum. It contains datasets related to various areas such as health, children, social, aging, international labor from AHRQ, The World Bank, U.S. Bureau of the Census, OECD, ICPSR. The spreadsheet also includes blogs and other e-sites, and think tanks resources, as well as some library sources. Many of the datasets are available free through the Georgetown library system. This list is available here.

National Partnership For Action to End Health Disparities(NPA)-the Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets
Launched in 2011, the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA) is a national movement designed to increase the effectiveness of programs that target the elimination of health disparities through the coordination of partners, leaders, and stakeholders committed to action, and by bringing attention to the social determinants of health. The Compendium includes datasets and data-related resources from the following federal agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Community Living (ACL); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); Indian Health Service (IHS),National Institutes of Health (NIH); and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It also includes information on datasets from the U.S. Census Bureau at the U.S. Department of Commerce. The document includes the name of each dataset, the source for the information, a brief description of the dataset, the target population, the year for which the data are available, and the existence of periodic reports originated from a dataset. This list is available here