St. Barnabas Hospital Data/Statistics
- St. Barnabas Hospital Trauma Registry – contact Robert Davis MD at ext 3497
- If your project will involve searching the hospital’s EMR, or other Hospital data bases, please complete the IS Request form. Explain in detail the proposed project, specific aims, and provide a detailed listing of the variables you will need IS to write a program to search for. Include time frame of study. This form should then be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org The Research Committee will review your request and either inform you of required changes, or that your request has been sent to IS.
National, State and Local Government Databases
Health Data & Statistics by Topic – check out the Tools & Resources table on this page for interactive data sets
New York State
New York City
My Community’s Health: One-Stop Shopping for City Health Data
Interactive Data Tools
- EPIQUERY: NEW YORK CITY INTERACTIVE HEALTH DATA
An online tool to answer health-related questions with many different types of data, including: Community Health Survey, Communicable Disease Surveillance System, Vital Statistics Birth and Death data, Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance data and many more
- ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH TRACKING PORTAL Access to data in reports, charts and maps about the environment and health in New York City
Health Data Resources
- PUBLIC USE DATASETS
Download survey data files, documentation, questionnaires, and sample SAS programs for analysis
- Community Health Survey: nyc.gov/health/survey
- Youth Risk Behavior Survey: nyc.gov/health/html/doh/html/episrv/episrv-youthriskbehavior.shtml
- And more…
- GIS DATA FILES, MAP GALLERY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH ATLAS
GIS dataset resources in shapefile and KML formats, as well as health-related maps
- INJURY IN NEW YORK CITY
Data on unintentional (accidental), intentional (assault) and self-inflicted injury emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths
Data Publications and Presentations
- EPI DATA BRIEFS AND TABLES
Short fact sheets and in-depth data tables with current New York City health data from a variety of sources
- EPI RESEARCH REPORTS
Reports that provide information on research methodology and use of data by the Health Department
- VITAL SIGNS
Brief reports on important health topics in New York City (such as mental health, diabetes or mammography)
- Vital Statistics Summary Reports
Statistics on births and deaths (by age, borough, cause, etc.) in New York City
- Community Health Profiles
Neighborhood-specific health reports for the 42 New York City neighborhood areas
- NYC Community Health Profiles
Comprehensive reports on neighborhood health throughout the city
… and much more (STD reports, HIV/AIDS data presentations, Rat Portal, etc.)!
Links to all New York City health data resources:
Bulleted Links taken from Research Guides D. Samuel Gottesman Library Albert Einstein College of Medicine – please note some require an AECOM password
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Contains national and regional statistics, including hospital use, patient outcomes, and hospital charges.
- American Cancer Society – Tracks cancer occurrence, including the number of deaths, cases, and how long people survive after diagnosis.
- American Heart Association – The leading authority on heart and blood vessel diseases, providing statistical information on specific heart and blood vessel diseases.
- ChildStats.gov – Offers access to medical & socioeconomic federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families.
- Current Index to Statistics (use AECOM password or submit query to SBH Library staff) – A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields.
- FASTATS A-Z (use AECOM password or submit query to SBH Library staff) – Offers an alphabetical subject/geographical list for fast facts as well as comprehensive statistics, from the National Center for Health Statistics.
- FEDSTATS – An excellent site for locating statistics created by the more than 70 U.S. federal agencies, arranged in an A-Z listing.
- Health Care Cost & Utilization Project HCUP – National information resource of patient-level health care data, covering inpatient, ambulatory, and ED ; includes separate KIDS database for pediatric data.
- InfoShare National Trauma Data Bank NTDB (use AECOM password or submit query to SBH Library staff) – Contains population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, and local economic data.
- National Trauma Data Bank NTDB – Largest data bank of trauma information in existence.
- National Center for Health Statistics – Provides numerical data and statistics on health resources and surveys from the National Center for Health Statistics.
- New York City community health survey atlases 2009 – Provides statistics on health care costs, health services, hospitalization, morbidity/mortality and Medicaid in 41 NYC communities.
- Community Health Survey atlases 2007-2010 – City maps showing the neighborhood distribution of a wide range of health indicators
- New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – My Community’s Health: Data and Statistics.
- New York State Cancer Registry – Registry of Cancer Statistics in New York State
- New York State Department of Health Statistics and Data – New York State Department of Health Statistics and Data.
- State of America’s Children Yearbook – A Report from the Children’s Defense Fund utilizes facts, figures, graphs, charts and commentary on the conditions of children in the U.S.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States – A comprehensive source of data from private and government sources covering statistics on health, social & economic conditions in the United States.
- Surveys and Data Collection Systems (use AECOM password or submit query to SBH Library staff) – Includes annual & periodic surveys conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics on annual & periodic U.S. vital statistics, immunization, nursing homes, hospices, ambulatory health care, health insurance, maternal and infant health, nutrition, and other health topics.
- WHOSIS: WHO World Health Organization Statistical Information System (use AECOM password or submit query to SBH Library staff) – Provides statistical and epidemiological information from the World Health Organization & other sources. Includes demographic and health surveys, mortality data, disease information and more.
OVID Medline – Bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature: medical, dental, nursing, allied health and healthcare administration. Updated weekly. Searchable back to 1946. Some available resources include:
- OVID Medline
- Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
- Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
- Cochrane Methodology Register
- Health Technology Assessment
- National Health Sciences Economic Evaluation Database
- Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, secondary referencing
Access to OVID Medline requires the user to be on the intranet. Please contact the Library for further information.
Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System – SPARCS
Information Systems (IS) can generate a report for you that is specific to St. Barnabas Hospital when given ICD9 codes.