HNFE - Internship - Nutrition & Dietetics: Locating Health Data

Research resources and services of interest to HNFE Nutrition & Dietetics interns.

Health Data and Statistics

Try out the sources below to find health statistics and datasets. If you don't find what you're looking for, contact a librarian for further suggestions (see our names and emails in the 'Librarians for Medical Research' box on this page).

Health Data Tools and Statistics: From Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries. Links to sources for: Health Data News, County and Local Health Data, State Health Data, Individual State Data, National Health Data, Global Health Data, Statistical Reports, Demographic Data, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Training and Education, Health Information Technology and Standards, and Tools for Data Collection and Planning

NIH Data Sharing RepositoriesNational Institute of Health-supported data repositories that make data accessible for reuse. Most accept submissions of appropriate data from NIH-funded investigators (and others), but some restrict data submission to only those researchers involved in a specific research network. Also included are resources that aggregate information about biomedical data and information sharing systems.

Dryad: a nonprofit repository for data underlying the international scientific and medical literature.

ICPSR: InterUniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research: The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a membership-based organization providing access to the world's largest archive of computer-based research and instructional data for the social sciences. The archive of data sets includes a broad range of disciplines, including political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, education, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, and law. More about ICPSR and VT partnership.

Data.gov: home of the U.S. Government’s open data. Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.

DataONEa community driven project providing access to data across multiple member repositories, supporting enhanced search and discovery of Earth and environmental data

VTechData: a platform for openly publishing datasets or other research products created by Virginia Tech faculty, staff, and students. 

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