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PBHL2950: Disparities in Health: Health & Disparity Statistics

Statista Database

There are many places to find health statistics online.  Below are some useful links, although this list is not exhaustive.  The U.S. government is tasked with collecting information on a variety of topics, and individual organizations are also great places to look.

If you are struggling to find statistics or demographic information about your topic, explore the options below, or search the internet (see Finding Stats Online section).

United States Health Statistics

Disparity Data

Finding Stats Online

If you're looking for statistical information online, be sure that you can trust the source before using it.  

One way that you can do this is to limit your results to certain domains:

site:.gov or site:.edu

For example, census.gov or cdc.gov

Many organizations (.org) also collect statistical data.  In order to ensure that an organization is legitimate, be sure to check the About Us/Contact Us links to learn more about them. 

Here are links to get you started...  On the results page, just add details of what you're looking for (population, disparity, etc.)

Get More Out of Google

Get More out of Google