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American Academy of Pediatrics and Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice. n.d.. AAP Child Health Mapping Project. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource provides a geographic representation of child health in the United States. Contents include national and state-specific data on pediatric health care delivery at the Primary Care Service Area level. A range of maps is available including the number of children under age 18 per pediatrician, the number of children in linguistically-isolated households, median household income, the number of pediatric residents and fellows, and estimated vaccine coverage rates. An interactive mapping tool is available to members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Data sources, Geographic regions, Health care disparities, Immunization, Integrated information systems, Interactive media, Language barriers, Low income groups, Patient care planning, Pediatricians, Statewide planning, Work force

[U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau]. 2018. Federally available data (FAD) resource document. [Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau], 172 pp.

Annotation: This document provides federally available data, detailed data notes, stratifier information, and Statistical Analysis System coding for national maternal and child health–related outcome and performance measures. Topics include preventive medical and dental visits, cesarean deliveries, perinatal regionalization, breastfeeding, safe infant sleep, developmental screening, hospitalization for nonfatal injuries, physical activity, bullying, medical home, transitions to adult health care, smoking, and adequate insurance

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Clinical coding, Data sources, Measures

Eichner H, Handler M, Honsberger K, Normile B, Bussanich P. 2018. The national standards for children and youth with special health care needs: A compendium of national data and quality measure sets. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 12 pp.

Annotation: This measures compendium provides states and other key stakeholders with a reference tool that highlights relevant quality measures aligned with key domains of the National Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN). Topics include family-professional partnerships, cultural competence, indentification, screening, assessment, referral, insurance coverage, access to care, medical home, community-based services and supports, transition to adulthood, and health information technology.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Data sources, Standards, Young adults

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. 2017. ASTDD state surveillance data reference guide (upd. ed.). Reno, NV: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 16 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides information on sources of oral health data that are available at the state level and that can be used for a state-based oral-health-surveillance system. Contents include indicators by topic area and population group and information on the primary data source.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, 3858 Cashill Boulevard, Reno, NV 89509, Telephone: (775) 626-5008 Fax: (775) 626-9268 E-mail: info@astdd.org Web Site: http://www.astdd.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Oral health, Population surveillance, State programs

Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program. 2016. Oregon oral health surveillance system 2002–2015. Portland, OR: Oregon Health Authority, Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, 7 pp.

Annotation: This document provides data on key indicators of oral health in Oregon for the period 2002 through 2015. Contents include a description of each indicator and the source and frequency of data available by year. Topics include preventive oral health services for pregnant women, toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults. Data on work force, Medicaid, cancer, cleft lip/palate, and water fluoridation are included.

Contact: Oregon Health Authority, Oral Health Program, 800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 850, Portland, OR 97232, Telephone: (971) 673-0348 Secondary Telephone: (971) 673-0372 Fax: (971) 673-0240 E-mail: oral.health@state.or.us Web Site: https://public.health.oregon.gov/PreventionWellness/oralhealth/Pages/index.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Data sources, Dental care, Medicaid, Oral health, Oregon, Population surveillance, Pregnant women, Preventive health services, Special health care needs, State surveys, Statistical data, Toddlers, Work force

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. 2016. Health insurance marketplaces 2016 open enrollment period: Final enrollment report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 3 items.

Annotation: This issue brief highlights national- and state-level enrollment-related information for the Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. An addendum contains detailed state-level tables highlighting cumulative enrollment-related information, including enrollment in stand-alone dental plans. These data are available for states using the HealthCare.gov enrollment and eligibility platform as well as for states using their own platforms.

Contact: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 415 F, Washington, DC 20201, Web Site: http://aspe.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Dental insurance, Enrollment, Health care reform, Health insurance

Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health and Autism Speaks. 2016. Experience matters: A view into the health and wellbeing of US children and families with autism spectrum disorder. Baltimore, MD: Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, 117 pp.

Annotation: This chartbook for families, advocates, policymakers, and researchers provides a national portrait of how children in the United States receive their diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), how their daily lives are impacted, and how their families are doing. Topics include the prevalence of ASD, diagnosing ASD, the child's health, health care and related services, school and social wellbeing, and coping with ASD. The appendices contain information on the ASD data presented in the chartbook including a glossary, a crosswalk of the data sources, methodological information, and guidance for accessing the data. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, E-mail: info@cahmi.org Web Site: https://childhealthdata.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Adolescents with special health care needs, Autism, Child health, Child with special health care needs, Coping, Data sources, Diagnosis, Early intervention services, Family health, Prevalence, Relationships, Special health care services, Statistical data

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems. 2016. Iowa oral health surveillance plan 2016. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, 16 pp.

Annotation: This document provides information about data available on the oral health of Iowa residents and how these data are disseminated and used to improve oral health. The report describes oral health indicators that are used to measure progress and includes information about data sources. Topics include reducing the percentage of children who have dental caries, increasing the proportion of residents who receive fluoridated water from water systems that meet the proposed national standard, increasing the number of counties with school-based oral health preventive services, providing leadership and support for state and local oral-health-coalition development, and increasing the percentage of older adults who receive oral health services.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems, Lucas State Office Building, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 242-6383 Secondary Telephone: (866) 528-4020 Fax: (515) 242-6384 Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov/ohds Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Health status, Information dissemination, Iowa, Measures, Oral health, Population surveillance, Statewide planning

Dental Quality Alliance. 2016. Dental Quality Alliance: 2016 annual measures review–Final report from the DQA Measures Development and Maintenance Committee. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 16 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes outcomes of an annual review of a set of measures whose goal is to prevent and manage dental caries in children. Topics include utilization and access, cost, and quality of oral health services for children enrolled in public and private insurance programs. Contents include information about the purpose of the review, the review process, the call for public comments, user groups, code updates, and efforts to streamline the starter set of measures.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Children, Costs, Data collection, Data sources, Dental care, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Disease management, Disease prevention, Enrollment, Health care utilization, Health insurance, Measures, Oral health, Outcome and process assessment, Preventive health services, Quality assurance, Risk assessment

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. 2016. USDA food composition databases (rev.). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, multiple items. (Released September 2015; slightly revised May 2016. (JMB))

Annotation: This website allows users to search U.S. Department of Agriculture food-composition databases, including the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference and the Branded Food Products Database. Users can search the databases by food item, food group, or manufacturer's name to find the nutrient information for food items. Users can also generate lists of foods sorted by nutrient content. In addition, data from the Special Interest Databases are shown, along with the corresponding food items from the National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.

Contact: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 302A, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: (202) 720-3656 Fax: (202) 720-5427 Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Federal programs, Food additives, Nutrients, Nutrition

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health. 2015–. Open data tools. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: These tools are part of oral health data systems that monitor the prevalence of oral diseases and the factors influencing oral health. The systems bring together existing data from multiple national and state sources and present the data in useful and accessible formats for the broad community interested in promoting oral health. Contents include information about policies on data methods, procedures, and use; local water system's fluoridation status; characteristics of and programs conducted by state and territorial oral health programs by year; indicators from the National Oral Health Surveillance System and from biennial Water Fluoridation Reports; and a water fluoridation monitoring tool for state and tribal water fluoridation program managers and oral health program directors or managers.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Oral Health, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/OralHealth Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Fluorides, Integrated information systems, Oral health, Population surveillance, State programs, Water

March of Dimes Perinatal Data Center. 2015. 2015 premature birth report card. [White Plains, NY]: March of Dimes, 4 pp.

Annotation: This annual report card measures the progress in reducing the nation's preterm birth rate by comparing each state's rate to the goal. Topics include prevention strategies and recommendations. Topics include women who are uninsured, late preterm birth, women who smoke, and preterm birth rates by race and ethnicity. Indicators, definitions, and data sources for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico are included. Information about the grading methodology is also provided. State fact sheets are also available.

Contact: March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, Telephone: (914) 997-4488 Secondary Telephone: Web Site: http://www.marchofdimes.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Ethnic factors, Premature infants, Prematurity, Preterm birth, Prevention, State surveys, Statistical data, Trends

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Professionals Gateway. 2015. Community health assessment and health improvement planning. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, multiple items.

Annotation: This website is designed to help state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) health departments as they develop community health assessments (CHAs) and health improvement plans (HIPs), whether for accreditation preparation, nonprofit hospital collaboration, or other reasons. Contents include a description of CHAs and HIPs and their benefits; requirements and mandates; models, frameworks, and tools; data sources and community-level indicators; information and experiences from state, tribal, and local jurisdictions; and links to national organizations that support community health assessment and health improvement planning.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Benchmarking, Data sources, Needs assessment, Program improvement, Program planning, Public health, Quality assurance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. 2015. Chronic disease indicators. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 v.

Annotation: This resource for public health professionals and policymakers comprises a set of chronic disease indicators (CDI) developed by consensus among the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. Users can view all indicators for one location or for all locations available, a report that contains all indicators for the location(s) of choice, and an indicator definition. A data portal is also available where users can create a filtered CDI dataset, customize visualizations, download CDI data, and more.

Contact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 E-mail: cdcinfo@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Data sources, Geographic regions

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2015. Area health resources files. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, multiple items.

Annotation: This family of health data resource products is drawn from a county-level database assembled annually from over 50 sources. It includes (1) databases that can be downloaded; (2) comparison tools that enable local health planners, administrators, and researchers to compare a county's or state's available health resources and health status indicators to those available from other counties or states based on selected criteria; and (3) a mapping tool that enables users to prepare maps that compare the availability of health professionals as well as environmental factors impacting health at the county and state levels. Data categories include health care professions (including dentists and other oral health professionals); hospitals and health care facilities; and census, population data, and environment. Selected national and state data not available for smaller geographic areas are included.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Health facilities, Health professions, Health status, Hospitals

Trust for America's Health. 2015. The state of obesity. Washington, DC: Trust for America's Health, annual.

Annotation: This resource provides information about obesity among young children, adolescents, and adults in the United States. Contents include obesity rates and trends by age, household income, and race and ethnicity; policy analysis; state briefs; fast facts; and other resources. Topics include the relationship between weight and diabetes, hypertension, and physical inactivity; the health care costs of obesity; food insecurity, food deserts, and healthy weights; and socioeconomics and obesity.

Contact: Trust for America's Health, 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 223-9870 Fax: (202) 223-9871 E-mail: info@tfah.org Web Site: http://healthyamericans.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Adults, Barriers, Children, Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Data sources, Financing, Health status, Low income groups, Nutrition, Obesity, Policy development, Schools, Socioeconomic factors, State programs, Trends, Young children

Clary A. 2015. Integrating maternal and child health data systems. Portland, ME: National Academy for State Health Policy, 5 pp.

Annotation: This report presents a comparative analysis of state efforts to integrate maternal and child health (MCH) data sets and provides recommendations for Iowa based on the research. It discusses MCH data included in integrated data systems such as hearing screening; lead screening; immunizations; Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program claims; vital records; newborn blood-spot testing; Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); oral health; and early intervention. The report also addresses integrated MCH data system users and maintenance.

Contact: National Academy for State Health Policy, 10 Free Street, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04101, Telephone: (207) 874-6524 Secondary Telephone: (202) 903-0101 Fax: (207) 874-6527 E-mail: info@nashp.org Web Site: http://www.nashp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Comparative analysis, Data sources, Integrated information systems, Iowa, Maternal health, Service integration, State initiatives, Systems development

University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. 2015. Global Burden of Disease (GBD). Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, multiple items.

Annotation: This resource provides information and resources on the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD), an effort to measure epidemiological levels and trends worldwide. Contents include data, data visualizations, publications, videos, news and events, and training.

Contact: University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98121, Telephone: (206) 897-2800 Fax: (206) 897-2899 E-mail: comms@healthmetricsandevaluation.org Web Site: http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Data sources, Epidemiology, Injuries, International health, Measures, Multimedia, Research, Resources for professionals, Risk factors, Training, Trends

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2015. Federal funding profiles. Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 1 v.

Annotation: This web map contains selected federal public health funding data for the United States and U.S. territories. The tool allows users to access data for fiscal year 2014, and information related to the activities of public health agencies around the country.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Federal programs, Financing, Public health agencies

Public Health Informatics Institute. 2015. Toolkit for planning an EHR-based surveillance program. Decatur, GA: Public Health Informatics Institute, multiple items.

Annotation: This toolkit is an organized set of field-tested tools designed to support planning for a public health surveillance program that will rely on data from electronic health record (EHR) systems. It is organized based on public health informatics principles and methods and includes seven sections. Contents include an introduction to the purpose and tools for each step; guides that provide information to help prepare for team meetings and worksheets to facilitate planning team meetings, input, and documentation; and recommended readings for the planning coordinator and team members. Topics include making the value case, clarifying legal and policy issues, forming partnerships, analyzing clinical data and workflow, analyzing technical options, implementing data exchange, and optimizing data quality and use.

Contact: Public Health Informatics Institute, 325 Swanton Way, Decatur, GA 30030, Telephone: (866) 815-9704 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (800) 765-7520 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.phii.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Data analysis, Data sources, Decision making, Group processes, Medical records, Methods, Online systems, Population surveillance, Program planning, Teamwork

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.