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Public Health: Statistics & Government Information

General Guide for WVU Faculty Staff and Students

Finding Information About Laws

Finding Legislators and Bills

Statistical Databases

Statisical Abstracts is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Tables can be downloaded in Excel and Chapters as PDF documents. Keywords such as infection can be used to locate relevant tables.


General and Health Statistics

The US government collects statistics on a variety of topics that can be useful for public health students.  Here are some places to start.

State and Local Statistics