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These sites are good sources for facts, figures, and other data on health realted issues.
Large database of reports on health related topics. In some cases, users can select certain options to generate custom reports.
National Center for Health Statistics
This is the primary agency responsible for collecting American health statistics. The site provides access to brief statistics on a large number of topics as well as more in-depth data.
State Health Facts
Provides extensive data on a wide variety of topics, such as health insurance, medicare, and women's health for all 50 states.
Statistical Abstract: Health and Nutrition
Provides access to stats on specific health subjects like health expenditures, injuries, diseases, and food consumption. Data are in Excel format.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.
Example Statistical Infographic