Resources on Selecting Indicators

Community-Level Indicators for Understanding Health and Human Services Issues -- A compendium of selected indicator systems and resource organizations Resource lists diverse selection of community-level social indicator systems and organizations. It is designed as a user-friendly tool that facilitates information sharing among those who are doing local indicator work and to provide background information for those who are new to this rapidly evolving area of interest.

Community-Level Indicators Website: Prepared by the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, this site gives an overview of community-level indicators, including sample lists, literature references, and projects and programs.

Communities Working Together for a Healthier New York - Opportunities To Improve the Health of New Yorkers (pdf, 89 pages) Report by the Public Health Priorities Committee that describes the process and identifies 12 priority areas for public health action in New York through Year 2006.