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Health Statistics: Getting Started

Find health statistics nationally, by state, and by county.

Resources in This Guide

Use the sources in this Research Guide to find current as well as historic statistics on health indicators--vital, demographic, environmental, disease, and outcome.

START with the U.S. Statistics or States Statistics page

  • Use U.S.  Statistics for government and organization health statistics to find national, state, and local data
  • Use State & County Statistics for specific States, for NY State health statistics as well as Nassau and Suffolk county data.
  • Use Books, eBooks, and eBrary for electronic books and print sources through AU
  • Use Journals for scholarly articles using Databases through AU


Use Citing Sources to choose a program to keep track of your resources (KnightCite, RefWorks, Zotero). Use APA format.