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Statistics Sources: Health Sciences   Tags: data, statistics  

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Using this Guide

This guide gathers together sources for statistics and data in the field of health sciences. Use the tabs to navigate the pages of this guide:

  • Home: key starting points
  • Washington State: general resources, vital statistics, health & disease, health services data, environmental & occupational health
  • United States: General sources, vital statistics, health & disease, health services research data
  • World: International sources, Regional and Country sources
  • For More Information: pointers to tutorials and additional helpful guides to finding health statistics.

See also: Data Resources in the Health Sciences: Inventory of resources to support research data needs in the health sciences field.


    Starting Points

    • National Center for Health Statistics
      Wide variety of health-related statistics, including FastStats for quick summary data.
    • ProQuest Statistical Insight  Icon
      Index of federal, state, international, and organizational statistics. Includes American Statistics Index (1973-), Statistical Reference Index (1980-), and Index to International Statistics (1983-), and tables from the Statistical Abstract of the United States.
      Descriptions of Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.
      Datasets, tools & applications using data about health and health care gathered from US Federal government agencies.
    • American Factfinder - U.S. Census data
      Interface for data from Census 2010 and 2000 and the 2010 American Community Survey. Tables and maps for U.S states, counties, cities, towns, by race, ethnic, ancestry, or tribal groups.
    • Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
      Health data tools and statistics.
    • Social Explorer  Icon
      Current and historical census data and demographic information to explore demography and social change
    Health Sciences Library
    1959 NE Pacific Street
    T334 Health Sciences Building
    Box 357155, Seattle, WA 98195-7155 USA
    phone: 206-543-3390

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