MCH Information from Data to Action

Administration for Children & Families (ACF) Child Welfare Information Gateway

http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/statistics/

Find reports, databases, and other sources of statistics and demographic data on children and families in the United States, child abuse and neglect, child welfare services, children and youth in foster care, and domestic and international adoption.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

http://www.ahrq.gov/

AHRQ’S mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

http://www/aap/org/

The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.  Particularly relevant are the AAP policy statements, AAP clinical practice guidelines, technical reports, a toolkit to ‘create a medical home’, and AAP research.

American Community Survey (ACS) – US Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov/acs/www/

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $400 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year.

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