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•    Keyword Search:  statistic? And 200?
      Retrieve books on statistics from the year 2000 onwards
•    Subject Search: statistics

REFERENCE SOURCES –   Print and Electronic

  • Community Portal
         Available Electronically
         Available for the five boroughs of New York . Includes information on community districts – income, population, and statistics.
  • •    Census Tracts
          Ref HA 541

    •    New York City Bureau of Health Statistics and Summary of Vital  Statistics
          Ref HA 730.N5.N532s

          (Type ‘Vital Statistics’ in the Search Box on the home page)
    •    New York City Community Health Atlas
          Ref G1254.N4.k89a

          Use Keyword Search
    •    Vital Statistics of New York State
          Ref HA 541 V836


    The following Web sites contain information on education, health, population, housing, employment, and other topics.

    •    Health Care in America
    •    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
    •    National Center for Health Statistics  
    •    United Hospital Fund
    •    New York City Department of City Planning
    •    New York State Data Center

    •    My Statistics
         Neighborhood statistics using street address/intersection
    •    Healthy People 2000, 2010
    •    Medline Plus – National Library of Medicine
    •    New York City – Department of Education


    •    Infoshare (SUNY Downstate Licensed resource. User name and password required)
    •    State Health Facts Online(
    •    Bureau of Labor Statistics (  
    •    County and City Data Books (http://fisher.lib.Virginia.EDU/ccdb/)  
    •    FedStats  (  
    •    U. S. Census Bureau (  
    •     White House Briefing Rooms (  
    •    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  (
    •    World Wide Web Virtual Library; Statistics


    •    World Health Organization
         The WHO Statistical Information System is the guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the
         World Health Organization.
    •    Pan American Health Organization – Regional office of the WHO
 (focus is on Latin American countries)
          International public health agency, provides country health profiles and statistical databases, both in English and Spanish
    •    United Nations  – The Statistics Division complies statistics from many International sources and produces global updates and yearbooks in
          specialized fields of statistics