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Health Sciences: Health Statistics & Demographics

Use this Guide to help with research in the Health Sciences and related fields.

Health Data & Statistics by Geographic Region

Health Data & Statistics by Subject

Librarian Tip: Don't rule out other sources! Many databases will allow you to limit by age, so while the sources listed here are specifically dedicated to children's health you might be able to find data and statistics on this age group elsewhere.

When looking for information on gun violence it is important to note it will usually be classified under "Interpersonal Violence."

Looking for information on laws and regulations in the United States regarding firearms? There is a collection called Gun Regulation and Legislation in America in:

Finding Statistics & Data

Health statistics can be difficult to locate and often the numbers you are looking for can be hidden in a longer report or publication. Use this page as a jumping off point to find necessary information, but always feel free to ask a librarian for help as well!

Librarian Tip: Often following the citations and information in health sciences literature, for instance journal articles, can help you locate necessary resources.

Get help understanding and utilizing statistics, data, and original research with:

Health Services Research Information Central

Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

When searching PubMed limit to the subheading:
/statistics and numerical data [Subheading]

Example: diabetes/statistics and numerical data [Subheading]

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