Statistics and Data
Our libraries' research guides have several pages with sources for statistics and data.
Start with the list of Statistics databases.
- Health-related statistics for the United States (Public Health guide)
- Health-related statistics for the world (Public Health guide)
- Health statistics/info sources (Business guide)
- Statistics for health (Data and Statistics guide)
Research guides about data: on the library home page, go to Research Guides, and enter "data." Scroll all the way down to see all of them:
Definitions (from MeSH):
Incidence: "The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population."
Prevalence: "The total number of cases [new and old] of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time."