Data and Research
Featured Initiatives and Resources:
The resource provides access to child data on topics including physical and mental health, access to quality health care, and the child’s family, neighborhood, school, and social context. Data is made easily accessible to parents, researchers, community health providers and anyone interested in maternal and child health.
- Child Trends
Child Trends is the nation’s leading nonprofit research organization focused on improving the lives and prospects of children, youth, and their families. Child Trends conducts rigorous research, and provides analyses and clear communications to improve public policies and interventions that serve children and families.
- Early Childhood Action Plan Data
This resource helps tell the story of young children from birth through age eight across the state, and inform how to take action for kids and families in North Carolina.
- National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS)
This resource provides data on consumer product-related injuries occurring in the United States.
- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
NHANES is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States.
- National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH)
The NSCH examines the physical and emotional health of children ages 0-17 years of age. Special emphasis is placed on factors related to the well-being of children.
- NC Child
NC Child builds a strong North Carolina by advancing public policies to ensure all children, regardless of race, ethnicity, or place of birth, have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. NC Child produces multiple data products each year that track the health and well-being of North Carolina’s children.
- Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System
CDC’s WISQARS™ is an interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data from a variety of trusted sources.