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About Health Statistics
- The U.S. Government collects and makes freely available valuable statistics and data sets.
- Many public-use data files are available for purchase from the National Center for Health Statistics.
- Some government sites offer tools for finding data.
- States vary in the amount of data they provide, but national statistics often have a state, and sometimes a county and metropolitan area component.
Tutorial - Finding and Using Health Statistics
National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) provides a tutorial aimed at students, librarians, and other professionals interested in an introduction to the principles behind health statistics.
Health Statistics Portals
National Health Statistics
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