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FAQ: Medical Statistics

National Library of Medicine® (NLM®) reference librarians created an annotated subject guide on Health Statistics and Numerical Data. The subject guide includes specific Medical Subject Headings (MeSH terms) to search for in PubMed and links to data on:

  • specific diseases
  • health insurance
  • hospitals
  • medical procedures, and
  • pharmaceuticals.

Here are a few of the major sources of health and medical statistics:

US Health and Medical Statistics Sources

International Health Statistics Sources

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