California Polytechnic State University has a downloaded dataset on fatal accidents on the national highway system for the year 2007:
Data.Gov has a number of datasets on accident data by state:
The NHTSA has summary statistics for 2012 on a state ...
Project DBpedia is a crowd-sourced community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia.
Drugs and Chemicals infoboxes are available in structured form, already.
Wikipedia offers two interesting ways to get its own information:
Complete database dumps in XML and SQL, as you wish.
Special export very nice XML files downloadabe from only the categories that you specify.
Images and uploaded files are stored elsewhere, also downloadable
This is a XML file from the page requested using special export, the Wikipedia ...
A few thoughts:
For a simple and down to the point description, Brian's suggestion of MedlinePlus' Web Services is a good start however if you do a search such as http://wsearch.nlm.nih.gov/ws/query?db=healthTopics&term=Levodopa you'll notice that it returns generic information about Parkinkson's disease and not this more appropriate page at http://www....
Try the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). They have what you are looking for, for a large set of countries. On top of that you will in part be able to identify family ties, and you can even get access to geo-coded data. The data has answers to an extensive questionnaire.
You have to "apply" to get the data. But that is just a formality -- even ...
Not sure if my list is better (or worse), because I think it has a lot to do with Andrew's question about national/state levels. If Andrew says it's cool, I'll just have him update his answer with these links:
NCSA Publications & Data Requests
you probably want this guy:
Extracting data from Wikipedia infoboxes will not be necessary anymore in the not-too-distant future: The people at Wikipedia are currently working on a new project called Wikidata.
Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It is for data what Wikimedia Commons is for media files: it centralizes access to ...
CDC's National Health Interview Survey (HIS) provides public use files containing person-level data including demographic data and physical parameters such as weight, and disability. Dating back to 1957, it is an annual survey of a nationally representative sample dates.
CDC's National Health And Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES) provides public use ...
Okay, this is a very specific dataset for the !Kung San people, but it has height, weight, sex, and age fields. Reference was found in McElreath:
"The data contained in data (Howell1) are partial census data for
the Dobe area !Kung San, compiled from interviews conducted by Nancy
Howell in the late 1960s."
McElreath's github repository houses Howell1 ...
Update: In response to your updated question about EAV, some of the datasets below may prove helpful. If you're looking for fairly large datasets where information in certain categories is relatively sparse, the BRFSS data may prove helpful. Otherwise, the other datasets may or may not serve your purpose.
I've used the data from the CDC's Behavioral Risk ...
Not sure if you need something for the entire nation, but a lot of localities publish versions of this kind of data.
Here is a set of individual weights and heights for 25,000 children in Hong Kong. There is no age or gender information, though, which does limit its usefulness.
From the same site, there is a table of heights, weights and ages for 1035 baseball players, which is a highly unrepresentative sample of the general population, but possibly interesting?
This data used to be publicly available through the Illinois Department of Transportation's Safety Data Mart. However, the Department's new Safety Portal is now only accessible to other government agencies.
For Chicago data, you can get historical data from the Chicago Crash Browser
Emily you could check out the MedlinePlus Web Services - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webservices.html
We used a simple search of Medline from the presentation of the adverse events drug name's in ResearchAE but the webservice might provide a bit more detail.
Another option could be to check out NLM DailyMed - http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/...
What about MeSH?
The MeSH Browser is an online vocabulary look-up aid available for use
with MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings). It is designed to help quickly
locate descriptors of possible interest and to show the hierarchy in
which descriptors of interest appear. Virtually complete MeSH records
are available, including the scope notes, ...
National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) is a great resource for free-text details of emergency-room visits, including fatalities.
Unfortunately (for you), years 2009-2015 show cutting-based coconut-related injuries (plus one allergy):
46 YOF WAS CUT W/KNIFE WHILE CUTTING A COCONUT. DX: FINGER LAC W/DIGITAL NERVE INJURY.
One important factor in these calculations seems to be the RVU, or Relative Value Unit.
The real calculation I found is here, near the bottom of the page. Search for [physician fee schedule medicare] for other sources. You may need this if you find data in other files.
It looks like you have your work cut out for you. You have to find files ...
For the United States, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) contains this information on over 400,000 adults every year. According to the website, the BRFSS is a cross-sectional telephone survey, conducted monthly using a standardized questionnaire. It includes:
prevalence data among adult U.S. residents regarding their risk
MIMIC initiative provides a dataset (deceased patients) that has vitals, Diagnoses, Medications and several other domains.
I would go with the population denominator of 878,964. According to the Census Bureau, the 20 to 24 year old 2011 population in Illinois was 881,738.
As to your second issue, just remember that it only makes sense to combine them when you are looking for rate of cases among the population. If you want to reference it as the rate of chlamydia among the ...
This was a tough one to find. The WHO, CDC, and GPEI were referenced all over the web as sources, but I couldn't find any pre-compiled data tables. WHO had a data system that includes polio cases but it only went back to 2010.
Then - I found a citation in a PDF of WHO's Global Health Observatory reports. The report has the most recent data, but also a link ...
CDC Current Outbreak List:
Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks - Foodborne outbreaks listed by year
Health Alert Network - Health alerts, health advisories, updates, and info service messages. Designed for public health and medical communities.
Check out RxClass from the US National Institute of Health's National Library of Medicine: https://mor.nlm.nih.gov/RxClass :
Example web UI query for all drugs that may_treat FEVER https://mor.nlm.nih.gov/RxClass/search?query=Fever|DISEASE&searchBy=class
This web UI has a SOAP and RESTful API documented at http://rxnav.nlm.nih.gov/RxClassAPIs.html
The MIMIC-III dataset would be well suited to the kind of natural language processing (NLP) study that you are interested in doing. MIMIC-III includes deidentified nursing progress notes, imaging reports, and discharge summaries for tens of thousands of patients who were admitted to intensive care units in the US.
You can read about several NLP studies that ...
Can you find something on OpenfMRi?
"The OpenfMRI project was established in 2010 to provide a resource for researchers interested in making their fMRI data openly available to the research community."
There are 34 datasets at this time.
OpenTrials is building a database of all the data on all clinical trials. As part of that work, we've created a Data Package of Clinical Trials registers here: https://github.com/opentrials/registers
Here's the CSV:
There are 4 incidents from 2015 in NEISS (National Electronic Injury Surveillance System), although using different search terms may give more results. See "Archived Data" links on the right of the page.
151018762 10/5/15 PUT HAND IN PURSE GRABBED VAPE PIPE BURN FINGER,BLISTER,DX:BURN FINGER
150750237 7/22/15 IN CAR W/BATTERY OF A VAPORIZER IN HIS ...
It's not a sortable list, but the WHO keeps track of the mental health institutions per country and has a report on each country here: http://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/atlas/profiles/en/
They also provide a shaded map in their atlas which I copied below. You'll have to look up the reports on the lightly shaded countries to check wether they have ...
Try these two publications:
A.R. KANSAL et al., Simulated Brain Tumor Growth Dynamics Using a Three-Dimensional Cellular Automaton, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 203, Issue 4, 21 April 2000, Pages 367-382, ISSN 0022-5193, doi link
Araujo & McElwain, A history of the study of solid tumour growth: The contribution of mathematical modelling, 2004,...