Indicators in the HIW are categorized by the associated levels of data by topic, by geography and by initiative.
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The Health Indicators Warehouse provides access to the underlying data through the use of an Application Programming Interface (API) which is designed to present information to systems with disparate architectures and underlying technologies.
The Health Indicators Warehouse API exposes two distinct web services; a RESTful service and a SOAP based service to provide access to the datasets. The methods required to access the underlying services are documented in the Service Methods and Service Types pages.
Service version is 3.
Users can access the REST-based web services through the following URL:
Users can access the SOAP-based web services through the following URL:
Users will be able to obtain metadata by going directly to the Web Service Definition Language (WSDL):
The Health Indicators Warehouse API lets you programmatically access over 1,000 indicators from multiple datasets. The data can be queried in multiple ways by using the service methods documented on the Service Methods and Service Types pages. Constructing applications utilizing the data can be used to develop diverse applications.
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