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Health Statistics : Secondary sources for statistics

Secondary sources

Secondary sources

The University Libraries offer journal and statistical indexes on government related, medical or nursing subjects. All databases: Rutgers-restricted Access

  • CINAHL. (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)
  • HealthSTAR. (Health Services, Technology, Administration, and Research) (see Medline search tip below)
  • Medline. If you're using the mapping feature for subject headings, try using the subheading, Epidemiology, with disease subject headings and the subheading, Statistical and numerical data, with nondisease subject headings.
  •  ProQuest Statistical Insight.  An index of statistical tables from state and federal governments, the UN and other major international organizatons, research organizations, and universities, as they appear in journal articles and government documents.  Links to the tables are included for some citations.  While many documents are available in fulltext in the database, finding recent government documents may often be accomplished through a Google search.


Life Sciences Librarian

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