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DNP 704 - Principals of Evidence-Based Care in Advanced Practice: Health Statistics

How to Find Health Statistics

What are health statistics? - University of Chicago

Finding health statistics online - University of Michigan  

Health statistics tutorial - Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Finding and Using Statistics - National Library of Medicine

Local Resources

Arizona Department of Health Services Vital statistics and reports on health topics relating to the state of Arizona.

Maricopa County Department of Public Health Statistics and reports on various health topics such as influenza, STDs, west nile virus, and general health reports related to Maricopa County.

State Health Facts Health data and statistics from all 50 states.

Health Statistics & Guidelines

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ provides data on topics such as emergency department visits, health care quality, hospitalizations, and more.

Centers for Disease Control The CDC provides data and statistics on a variety of topics including diseases, immunizations, healthy water, and life expectancy.

Cancer.gov Find cancer data and statistics.

National Center for Health Statistics Part of the CDC, NCHS provides datasets and statistics on a variety of health topics.   

National Guideline Clearinghouse Initiative of AHRQ providing users with an accessible mechanism for obtaining objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines and to further their dissemination, implementation, and use.

World Bank - Health Stats World Bank's comprehensive database of statistics on health, nutrition, and population.  Includes an international focus with the options to view health statistics as they relate to different countries or regions.

World Health Organization  WHO provides internationally focused health statistics including data on mortality, diseases, country statistics, and health systems.

  • Global Health Observatory - Access to over 50 datasets on important global health topics such as child nutrition, HIV/AIDs, and health systems.

Other Statistics

For business statistics, demographic information, government statistics, and other types of data and statistics not directly related to health check out several of these other guides:

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