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Health Statistics From the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Posted by Marcus Zillman

Health Statistics From the U.S. National Library of Medicine

The scope covers: a) The Health Statistics and Numerical Data subject guide includes some of the major sources of health and general statistics in the United States and a brief list of international resources; b) This subject guide is not meant to be comprehensive but to serve as a pointer to major information sources; c) The MeSH Guide includes the Medical Subject Headings [MeSH] and Subheadings [sh] that NLM uses to index references and catalog works about statistics. Use these terms to search MEDLINE/PubMed, LocatorPlus or the NLM Catalog to retrieve references on additional statistical topics; d) Selected Resources sections consist of a small number of resources chosen from the great number available. Resources include print and online publications, databases, datasets, online tools, and Websites. The majority are from U.S. Government agencies; e) Some resources appear in more than one category; f) The organizations listed are sources of statistical data. Use DIRLINE to identify other professional or governmental health organizations; and g) Contact your local public, university, or health sciences library for additional help in finding sources of health statistical information. This will be added to Healthcare Resources Subject Tracer™. This will be added to Statistics Resources and Big Data Subject Tracer™.

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