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Nursing: Health Statistics

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Recommended Websites

State of Idaho

Idaho Health Statistics
Published by the Idaho Department of Health,& Welfare this website provides vital statistics including births, deaths, and behavioral risks.


Besides the online statistical indexes available through the Government Documents Department, there are important printed statistical sources such as the following.  For more sources, see the Health Statistics Research Guide.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
         U.S.Government website and branch of the Department of Health and Human services. This link will take you deep into the website where the
         information is listed for researchers.

Vital and Health Statistics of the United States (NNU Reference.  HA203.A22 )
Comprises 18 series which serve as the primary source of health statistics; published by the National Center for Health Statistics. Also available online
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
Weekly summary report of various reportable illnesses and diseases in the United States.

Health United States (NNU Reference. RA407.3.U57)
Annual publication of the Center for Disease Control, "Each issue emphasizes a different health-related topic, sometimes in a distinctive subtitle (e.g. 1998 issue: Health, United States : with socioeconomic status and health chartbook)." Also available online