State Health Expenditure Dataset (SHED), 2000-2013


The State Health Expenditure Dataset was designed to better understand the impact of cost-effectiveness of public spending on public health. The collection includes approximately 1.9 million individual records, which were characterized into over 60,000 individual program categories. This data was provided by the US Census, and was collected from state budget offices across the country from 2000-2013. This dataset only encompasses state records that the Census had identified as functional code 32 (health - other) and code 27 (environmental health).

DISCLAIMER: The researcher received financial support from the de Beaumont Foundation supporting this work. The researchers are not aware of any affiliations, memberships, funding, or financial holdings that might be perceived as affecting the objectivity of this review. While this dataset was funded by the de Beaumont Foundation, it is shared on this website because it is related their grant funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by the Systems for Action National Signature Research Program.


Resnick BA, Bishai DM, Leider JP, Colrick I