Data System

Federal Agency


National Vital Statistics System—Current Mortality Sample (NVSSS)


Collects mortality data monthly on cause of death, race, age, location, and date from a sample of death certificates filed at state vital statistics offices.

National Vital Statistics System—Final Mortality Data (NVSSF)


Compiles demographic and causal data on all death certificates filed in the United States.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)


Monthly household phone surveys on behavioral risk factors are conducted and analyzed for reference when evaluating current and prospective public health programs.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)


School-based surveys are conducted every two years to monitor risk behaviors for pupils in grades 9–12 regarding causes of morbidity and mortality.

National Traumatic Occupational Fatality Surveillance System (NTOF)


Census of occupational injury death data for all workers in the United States.

National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS)


Data regarding injuries associated with consumer products or recreational activities are collected from a sample of hospital emergency departments.

Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA)


Data from the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) System is compiled to monitor law enforcement officer deaths and assaults.

National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS)


Compiles data from all crimes and arrests through the Uniform Crime Reporting System for use by law enforcement, legislators, criminologists, and the public.

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