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CDC Wonder
CDC Wonder is a menu-driven, easy-to-use system that makes the information resources of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) available to public health professionals and the public.  It provides access to a wide array of public health information at national, state, and some sub-state levels.   It promotes data-driven decision making. 

CDC Wonder Databases include data on mortality (underlying cause of death; multiple causes of death, infant deaths, and tuberculosis) and population, including STD morbidity and vaccine adverse event reporting (2012).   Reports include Prevention Guidelines. 

Categories of Topics for which it provides local and external reports and data systems include:

Chronic conditions

  • Deaths
  • Disease and Disability   
  • Aging populations
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Disabilities
  • Heart disease
  • Chronic disease indicators
  • Health Promotion
  • Communicable Diseases
  • AIDS
  • Disease Trends
  • Mortality
  • STDs
  • Tuberculosis surveillance

Environmental Health (deaths, disease, environment, exposure)

It provides information on health practices and prevention for:

  • Babies
  • Behavior and Health
  • Immunization
  • Reports and Recommendations

Injury Prevention

  • Deaths (asthma/allergies, occupational exposure, regulated substances, chemical hazards, pesticides)
  • Health Promotion (agricultural safety, occupational safety resources)
  • Morbidity (occupational injuries on work-RISQS)