Welcome to Quick Health Data Online
Quick Health Data Online is an interactive system that provides reliable and easily accessible health data to help assess needs, develop programs, and inform policies. The system is for anyone looking for US health data and is used by the public health community, policymakers, grant writers, researchers, and students.
The system provides state- and county-level data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories and possessions. Data are available by gender, race and ethnicity and come from a variety of national and state sources. The system is organized into eleven main categories, including demographics, mortality, natality, reproductive health, violence, prevention, disease and mental health. Within each main category, there are numerous subcategories.
November 14 is World Diabetes Day.Diabetes affects an estimated 24 million people in the U.S. Up to 25% of those affected are unaware that they have the disease. Of the three main types of diabetes (type 1, type 2 and gestational), type 2 diabetes is the most common. About 90% of diabetes cases are type 2. Some risk factors for type 2 diabetes include being overweight or obese, having a family history of diabetes, and lack of physical activity.
Quick Health Data Online provides data for females and males with race and ethnicity details to enable comparisons among different population groups. Data can be used to generate charts such as these, which present rates ofand .
1World Diabetes Day, available online at the International Diabetes Federation website:
2Diabetes Fact Sheet, Section "Who gets diabetes?", available online at the Office of Women's Health website:
3Diabetes Fact Sheet, Section "What are the different types of diabetes?", available online at the Office of Women's Health website:
4Diabetes Fact Sheet, Section "Am I at risk for diabetes?", available online at the Office of Women's Health website: