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Health Data & Statistics: Intro

Created by Health Science Librarians


This guide provides a collection of links to frequently used health data and statistics web sites. It is organized into sections for North Carolina, United States and Global data.

Finding the health statistics you need is often surprisingly easy using Google. Search specific words for your topic along with the word statistics.

  • Google Search Example: adolescent obesity "united states" statistics

Sometimes, finding the data you need is more complicated. Browse the link lists for a relevant site and use the tutorials linked below to learn more searching tips.

Before you spend too much time, Ask a Librarian.

A Few Good Places to Start

Tutorials to Help You Learn How to Find Health Statistics