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FN 229 - Graduate Seminar: Food and Culture

Fall 2016

Nutrition and Health Statistics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Includes information on nutrition.
    • Minority Health
    • Refugee Health Profiles

Minority Populations Office of Minority Health. US Dept. of Health & Human Services
Detailed demographic ...and  health status information... .

Asian & Pacific Islander Resources Asian & Pacific Islander Health Forum
     • Hmong in the United States pdf
       Resource Database search for california, filtered by Chronic Diseases

Health Information/Diseases and Conditions. California Department of Public Health
Information on over 100 diseases and/or conditions.  Depending on the disease, may include incidence rates by race/ethnicity and by county.

Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare in California: California Fact Book. 2010. California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

Race & Ethnicity Data California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Food and Nutrition Information Center USDA National Agricultural Library
    •  Dietary Guidance topics including Dietary Reference Intakes and USDA MyPlate and Food Pyramid resources

Food Access Research Atlas
Census-tract-level data on food access

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
     • California Health Interview Survey
       Register for free, then login and select AskCHIS

U.S. National Center for Health Statistics
    • FastStats  Statistics by topic, including diseases, racial & ethnic populations, life expectancy.

MedlinePlus: Health Topics National Library of Medicine
Covers symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 900 diseases, illnesses, health conditions & wellness issues.
MedlinePlus health topics are regularly reviewed, and links are updated daily.