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Guides to Using Statistics
Sources of Statistics


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Selected Internet Resources – Statistics


Statistical Calculators
bulletVassarStats – A set of tools and tutorials for performing many kinds of statistics calculations

Guides to using statistics

Electronic Statistics Textbook

bulletHyperstat on-line Textbook

bulletIntroductory Statistics: Concepts, Models and Applications – An online textbook by David Stockburger of the Psychology Department at Southwest Missouri State University

bulletThe Little Handbook of Statistical Practice -Written by GE Dallal, head of the Biostatistics Unit at Tufts University, Boston

bulletEuroStat – Statistical Office of the European Union

Health and Safety Executive Statistics

bulletHospital Activity Statistics

bulletHospital Episode Statistics (HES) – “HES is the national statistical data warehouse for England of the care provided by NHS hospitals and for NHS hospital patients treated elsewhere. HES is the data source for a wide range of healthcare analysis for the NHS, Government and many other organisations and individuals.”

bulletKey Health Statistics for General Practice
“This is the third in a series of reports using data from the General Practice Research Database. It contains analyses derived from anonymised patient-based clinical records submitted regularly by general practices. The analyses cover four main areas: prevalence of disease, GP out-patient referrals to secondary care, prescribing of drugs, management of disease. Data from 211 practices and 1.4 million patients are analysed, representing 2.6 per cent of the population of England and Wales. Data are presented for the five years 1994-1998; also by country/region, ONS area classification, and deprivation category”

bulletNational Statistics for Health U.K.

bulletNational Statistics for Social and Welfare U.K.

bulletNCEPOD Reports (National Confidential Enquiry into Perioperative Deaths)

bulletOffice for National Statistics UK

bulletOFFSTATS (Official Statistics on the Web) – provides links to statistics from official sources. Compiled by the University of Auckland Library

bulletScottish Health Statistics

bulletSocial Services Performance Indicators – “Performance of local authority social services, social services users’ experiences of personal social services, and survey of Local Authority and Health Authority registration and Inspection units.”

bulletStatbase – Over 5000 Alphabetically listed U.K. data sets

bulletStatistical Resources on the Web – A comprehensive list of international statistical resources compiled by the University of Michigan

bulletStatistics InforNation – Up to date statistics information from member states of the United Nations


Page last updated 19 October 2009
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