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Welcome to the Childstats Tools page. This page contains information about tools that are available from agencies.

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Tool Agency Description
open FAMILY AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT
CDC Vital Stats CDC VitalStats is a collection of vital statistics products including tables, data files, and reports that allow users to access and examine vital statistics and population data.
Child Care CENSUS Information on child care costs and arrangements are collected on an intermittent basis in the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). Detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends in selected areas are listed below. The Survey of Income and Program Participation is currently the only source the Census Bureau uses to collect child care information from families.
Current Population Survey (CPS) Table Creator CENSUS The CPS Table Creator gives you the ability to create customized tables from the Current Population Survey's Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Families and Living Arrangements CENSUS Demographic characteristics of households and families are collected annually in the March Current Population Survey (CPS) for the Nation. Detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends in selected topics are listed below. More detail on household and family characteristics for states, metropolitan areas, and other geographic locations is collected in the decennial census.
open HEALTH CARE
Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project (HCUP) AHRQ The HCUP is a family of health care databases and related products developed through a Federal-State-Industry partnership. HCUP produces powerful, comprehensive, health care data that can be used to identify, track, and analyze national, regional, and state trends in health care utilization, access, charges, quality, and outcomes. The HCUP databases and related tools have been used in more than 900 peer-reviewed publications and also support Congressionally-mandated studies. HCUP databases and products have been relied on by health services researchers and policymakers. Information about HCUP's databases (including HCUP's Kids' Inpatient Database) and products is available on its User Support Website.
open PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
CDC WISQARS CDC WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) is an interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury-related data.
open BEHAVIOR
Find Youth Info Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs This website helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs. Included are youth facts, funding information, and tools to help you assess community assets, generate maps of local and federal resources, search for evidence-based youth programs, and keep up-to-date on the latest, youth-related news.
open EDUCATION
NAEP Data Explorer NCES Do you have questions about what the nation's students know and can do? With the NAEP Data Explorer (NDE) you can create statistical tables and graphics to help you find answers. Explore the results of decades of assessment of students' academic performance, as well as information about factors that may be related to their learning. NAEP currently provides data for main NAEP, the long-term trend assessment, and High School Transcript Study.
open HEALTH
CDC Wonder CDC WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available.
Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health MCHB Compare results for your state, the nation, or subgroups of children. View state and regional profiles on key measures. Explore survey content relevant to Healthy People 2010.
Health Data Interactive (HDI) NCHS This site presents tables that provide CDC health statistics for infants, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. You can customize tables with any or all of the following characteristics: age, gender, race/ethnicity, and geographic location.
The National Children's Study NCS The National Children’s Study will examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of more than 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. The goal of the study is to improve the health and well-being of children.