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Public Health: Data and Statistics

Recommended resources for HPD Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) Program students and faculty

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 - International

Data and Statistics - County and State

Data and Statistics - United States

HCUP

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) includes the largest collection of longitudinal hospital care data in the United States.  

Demographics Now

FedStats

Online Compendiums