The CASAT OnDemand Data Sources page is a compilation of federal, state, and local data sources for the convenience of our Nevada constituency. New sources will be added as they are located and it is a work in progress. We welcome your recommendations.

Federal Sources


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

About:The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions.” The AHRQ Data page hosts the following information:
• All-Payer Claims Databases
• Data Infographics
• Data Sources Available from AHRQ
• Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
• Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
• MONAHRQ
• State Snapshots
• United States Health Information Knowledgebase

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): “As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.” The CDC Data & Statistics page contains:
• Data & Statistics by Topic
• Data Tools
• Links to Related Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

“The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).” The CMS Research, Statistics, Data & Systems page contains:
• CMS Information Technology
• Monitoring Programs
• Computer Data & Systems
• Research
• Statistics, Trends & Reports
• Files for Order

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) “NCCP conducts research and translates the findings into actionable recommendations that advocates and policymakers use to improve the lives and futures of low-income children and their families.” Some of the information found on this page is:
• Rigorous original research
• Program and policy evaluation
• Data and study syntheses

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)

About: “The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) is an initiative funded under contract HHSS283201500001C with the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). CBHSQ has primary responsibility for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of SAMHSA’s behavioral health data.
CBHSQ promotes the access and use of the nation’s substance abuse and mental health data through SAMHDA. SAMHDA provides public-use data files, file documentation, and access to restricted-use data files to support a better understanding of this critical area of public health.”

Data Series in the SAMHDA Archive:

  • Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) – “The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) is a nationally represented public health surveillance system that continuously monitors drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs).”
  • National Survey of Substance Abuse (N-SSATS – “The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) is an annual census designed to collect information from all facilities within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories, both public and private, that provide substance abuse treatment.”
  • Treatment Episode Data Set: Admissions (TEDS-A) –“ The Treatment Episode Data Set — Admissions (TEDS-A) is a national data system of annual admissions to substance abuse treatment facilities.”
  • Non SAMHSA Studies (NONSRS) – “The non-series is dedicated to providing access to studies which are not otherwise a part of an explicit series.”
  • National Mental Health Services (N_MHSS) – “The National Mental Health Services Survey (N-MHSS) is an annual survey designed to collect statistical information on the services and characteristics of all known mental health treatment facilities within the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.”
  • National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) – “The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) series, formerly titled National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, is a major source of statistical information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and on mental health issues among members of the U.S. civilian, non-institutional population aged 12 or older.”
  • Treatment Episode Data Set: Discharges (TEDS-D) – “The Treatment Episode Data Set — Discharges (TEDS-D) is a national data system of annual discharges from substance abuse treatment facilities.”

KIDS COUNT

KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States. The indicators featured in the Data Book are also available in the Data Center.”

Nevada Sources


Children’s Advocacy Alliance

“The Children’s Advocacy Alliance (CAA) is a
community-based nonprofit that understands the importance of
mobilizing people, resources, and reason to create a better future for
our children.” The Nevada KIDS COUNT is published by The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER).

The Nevada KIDS COUNT Data Book tracks the well-being of the nation’s children state by state using a comprehensive index. The KIDS COUNT index includes child-level indicators across four domains:

-Economic Well-Being
-Education
-Health
-Family & Community”

County Sources


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City Sources


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