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Health Statistics


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Health Statistics

  1. 1. Health Statistics & Data Sources Writing in the Health Sciences, Part II
  2. 2. Sources <ul><li>Governmental Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>County </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Societies & Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Cancer Society, American Medical Association </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Profits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pew Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kaiser Family Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private/For-Profit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jobson Optical Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HealthCare Research, Inc. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Year Ranges <ul><li>Available years can range from 1 year old to several years </li></ul><ul><li>International statistics tend to be older </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently, sets of yearly statistics are available. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Presentation <ul><li>Static tables, charts and maps </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive creation of tables, charts and maps </li></ul><ul><li>Raw, downloadable data </li></ul>