Featured Data Sets
Project Tycho from the University of Pittsburgh provides free data sets on diseases.
Science Magazine, editorial Feb 17 2017:
“Analyses of these data revealed that vaccine development and systematic vaccination programs have led to dramatic reductions in the number of cases.” — Data in Public Health, by Jeremy Berg
- Contains information corresponding to nearly 88 million cases
- Includes all available city and state notifiable disease data from 1888 to 2011, mostly from hard-copy sources
- ∼100 million cases of serious childhood diseases have been prevented through vaccination programs
- Tycho open to interested parties without restriction