Health Statistics on the Web

  • Duration: 56 minutes
  • Date Recorded: February 15, 2024


  • Katie Pierce Farrier, Data Science Strategist, Region 3, Network of the National Library of Medicine
  • Christine Nieman, Data Education Librarian, Region 1, Network of the National Library of Medicine


This webinar will cover the importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistical internet resources through the use of numerous exercises. Objectives:

  • Recognize the differences between data, data sets, and statistics.
  • Understand the four-step process used to locate relevant health statistics for a particular circumstance or issue.
  • Identify online resources that provide data sets and statistics at the local, state, and national level.

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