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Health Sciences: Data and Statistics

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Definitions

Data are raw numbers collected and stored at the level at which the unit of analysis was observed. Data must be processed to be of practical use.

Statistics are analyzed raw data reported in a meaningful format.

Datasets are the major unit of data storage and retrieval consisting of a collection of data in a prescribed arrangement or format.

Tutorial

Data and Statistics - County and State

Data and Statistics - United States

Data and Statistics - International

Demographics Now

FedStats

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