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.
The percentage of the population who are ages 65 and older is projected to increase in the coming years.As a result, more and more Americans will be concerned with maintaining their health as they age. Health checkups and screenings are one part of healthy behaviors for aging seniors.
Data on the system are provided for males and females with race and ethnicity details to enable comparisons between different population groups. Data can be used to generate charts such as these, which present percentages of, and the percentage of .
1United States Census Bureau, Profile America Facts for Features, Older Americans Month: May 2013, available online at the United States Census Bureau website:
2Healthy Aging, available online at the Office on Women's Health website: