Public Services Division
MeSH Terms used to search for statistics
MeSH Headings [mh]
Biostatistics [mh] A narrower term under Statistics as Topic [MeSH].
Epidemiology [mh] This is the Field of medicine. Use the subheading with diseases: epidemiology [sh].
Statistics as Topic [mh] Narrower terms for statistical methods and concepts appear under this broad term.
Vital Statistics [mh] Used for general articles concerning statistics of births, deaths, marriages, etc. Narrower terms are available under this term: LIFE EXPECTANCY; LIFE TABLES; MORBIDITY; MORTALITY; PREGNANCY RATE
economics [subheading] Abbreviation: /ec Example: Mass Screening/ec
epidemiology [sh] Use with a disease term. Abbreviation: /ep Example: Rabies/ep Note the more specific terms included under this subheading.
ethnology [sh] Abbreviation: /eh Example: Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic/eh
manpower [sh] Abbreviation: /ma Example: Occupational Therapy/ma
mortality [sh] Abbreviation: /mo Example: Lipectomy/mo
statistics and numerical data [sh] Use with non-disease terms. Abbreviation: /sn Example: Accidental Falls/sn [mh:noexp]
Note the more specific terms included under this subheading: ethnology [sh]; mortality [sh]
supply and distribution [sh] Abbreviation: /sd Example: Influenza Vaccines/sd
utilization [sh] Abbreviation: /ut Example: Electronic Health Records/ut