CIS 661 - Introduction to Health Informatics and Bioinformatics: Statistics Sources

A guide to library resources relevant to health informatics and bioinformatics methods and techniques involved in the integration of computer systems in medical centers and life science industries.

Your tax dollar at work ...

In addition to the resources listed below, check out the library's Government Documents library guide. The U.S. government produces vast amounts of data in all areas, including health.

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Health statistics provide information for understanding, monitoring, improving and planning the use of resources to improve the lives of people, provide services and promote their well being. But you need to know how to access and use those statistics.

The National Library of Medicine has a self-paced tutorial that describes the range of available health statistics, identifies their sources and helps you understand how to use information about their structure as you search. Follow this link to access the NLM tutorial.

Getting started

Click one of the sub-areas of health statistics to browse health statistics resources by topic. Following are a few good places to start:

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These resources will help your statistics seeking skills.

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