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Carrie Fry

Nursing and Health Sciences

Carrie Fry is the librarian for Nursing and Health Sciences.
Office:   130, Main floor of the library
Phone:   206-281-2124
Email:    cfry@spu.edu

 Minority Health | Health Statistics/Demographics | Consumer Health

 

Healthy People.gov  - provides science-based, 10 year national objectives, developed by multiple U.S. Federal Agencies, for improving the health of all Americans.

Minority Health

Ethnomed - Medical and cultural information for immigrant and refugee groups.  Sponsored by the University of Washington Health Sciences Library and Harborview Medical Center.

Office of Minority Health - office of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services looking at health disparities and minority health.

Health Statistics/Demographics

County:

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Snohomish Health District

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

State:

Washington State Department of Health

National:

FedStats - "The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies."

Kaiser Family Foundation's State Health Facts Online - Includes financial and demographic health statistics at the state level for all 50 states.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC home page
    Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System - health survey system that tracks health 
    conditions and risk behaviors in the U.S.
    National Center for Health Statistics - CDC's health statistics main page

International:

CIA World Factbook - contains all types of information about other countries including information on health status and demographics as well as economic and political information.

World Health Organization
    WHO Regional Websites
    WHO Data and Statistics

Other University's Health Statistics Pages:

University of California at Berkeley's Health Resources Pages

University of Washington - Health Statistics Links

Consumer Health

CDC Health Topics A to Z - links to information on health topics, mainly public health topics.  Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventsion

Familydoctor.org - consumer information about health and illness.  Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Healthfinder - offers access to pamphlets and documents on almost every health topic.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

InteliHealth - this site is a product of Harvard Medical School and the Columbia Unviersty College of Dental Medicine.  This goal of this site is to provide quality consumer health information.

Mayo Clinic - links to information on health topics in easy to read language and formats.

MEDLINEplus - Consumer Health Information, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.

National Institute on Aging: A-Z Health Topics - Consumer Health Information on a variety of tipics surrounding aging, sponsored by the National Institute of Health

Women's Health.gov - looks at health topics as they relate to women; also includes information about topics of interest specifically to women such as breast feeding or hormone replacement therapy.  Sponsored by the National Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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