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Exercise and Wellness: Statistics

A guide to research and resources in health promotion, healthy lifestyles, wellness, and sport science.

Related Aids in finding statistics

These search aids are useful for identifying the code for the geographic area or industry you want to find in any statistics source that is arranged by  zip code, census tract, or industry code.  Find the right code with one of the tools below, and then use that code to search the relevant statistics sources described in the box to the right.

Zip Code Lookup - Look up the zip code for any U.S. city or street address.

Zip Code Radius Finder - Find the zip codes within a certain radius of a U.S. or Canadian zip code.

Guide to Census Tract Resources - Locate census tract numbers used to designate geographic areas in various U.S. censuses since 1990.

NAICS - Identify the classification codes used for industries in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico since 1997.

SIC System Search - Find the classification codes universally used for industries in the U.S. prior to 1997.  SIC codes are still used by some data providers instead of the new NAICS codes.

Health Statistics


Healthy People 2010 | National Center for Health Statistics | Data 2010

      Healthy People 2010 contains 467 objectives that identify specific measures to monitor health in the first decade of the 21st Century.

      What is DATA2010?
DATA2010 is an interactive database system developed by staff of the Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics and contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010. Data are included for all the objectives and subgroups identified in the Healthy People 2010: Objectives for Improving Health. DATA2010 contains primarily national data. However, state-based data are provided as available.


Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System  

      The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the world’s largest, on-going telephone health survey system, tracking health conditions and risk behaviors in the United States yearly since 1984

Surveillance of Certain Health Behaviors, MMWR, August 15, 2008 /57 (S S07); 1-188

Arizona Business and Economic Statistics


Statistical Abstract

   What is the Statistical Abstract?

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web

Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.


CDC Wonder | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

   WONDER provides a single point of access to a wide variety of public health reports and data systems, both local and external, categorized here by topic.


FASTSTATS A-Z | CDC Statistics by Type | Statistics by Location | Statistics by Population Group | Norris Medical Library | University of Southern California


Finding Health Statistics | University of Nebraska



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