Searching the web for the best data? Where do you start and how do you know the data is valid and free of bias? At MCOSA, we’ve compiled a list of reliable data sources for substance abuse disorder and census/demographics.
Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System is composed of annual, state-level telephone surveys from Michigan residents ages 18 and over data focusing on health risk behaviors, health indicators, and chronic diseases both at the state and local level. See the survey results and more here.
CDC Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System is the nation’s premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. Review the survey here: www.cdc.gov/brfss
CDC National Center for Health Statistics provides statistics based on health topics for different demographics. Find these statistics here: www.cdc.gov/nchs/hus.htm
Child Trends is a resource covering the domains of health and safety, childcare and education, and behaviors linked to positive and negative well-being. Review the results here: https://www.childtrends.org/indicators?a-z)
Data Driven Detroit has a data sets from a wide range of topics and geographies. Check out the information from Data Driven Detroit here: https://portal.datadrivendetroit.org
Kids Count is a premier source of data on children and families, assessing child well-being in the United States. View the data here: https://datacenter.kidscount.org
Kaiser Family State Health Facts provides information on different demographic’s access to care, health coverage, and health status. View this data here: www.statehealthfacts.org
Mothers Against Drunk Driving or MADD provides information by state on underaged drinking, drugged and drunk driving. View this data here: www.madd.org/state-stascs
Check out data from the Michigan Alcohol/Substance Abuse Epidemiology Program here: http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-54783_54784_57850—,00.html
Check out data from the Michigan Automated Prescription System here: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_55478—,00.html
Check out data from MiPHY Reports-Michigan Proﬁle for Healthy Youth here: https://mdoe.state.mi.us/schoolhealthsurveys/ExternalReports/CountyReportGeneraon.aspx
Check out countywide data from Macomb County Health Department here: https://health.macombgov.org/Health-DataStatistics
The general health and well-being of Michigan residents is reviewed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Check out the their reports and statistics here: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73970_2944—,00.html
Driver safety is reported by the Michigan State Police. View their reports here: https://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123—-,00.html
Check out facts on Michigan Traﬃc Crashes here: http://www.michigantraﬃccrashfacts.org
Monitoring the Future studies American youth. View their School Survey here: http://www.monitoringthefuture.org
National Highway Traﬃc Safety Association data can be found at http://www.nhtsa.gov or http://www-fars.nhtsa.dot.gov
National Survey on Drug Use & Health reports can be found here: www.samhsa.gov/data
Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) provides data for different demographics. Review the data here: www.semcog.org/Data/bycommunity.cfm
Check out US Census data here: www.census.gov
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