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Search Tips for Finding Statistics in Databases

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Option 1
:  Search for your topic (eg. Diabetes), then also include these suggested subject headings:

Health Status Indicators Prevalence
Health Surveys  Statistics as Topic
Incidence Survival Analysis
Morbidity Survival Rate
Mortality Vital Statistics

 

If you are unsure of the kind of articles indexed with these subject headings, search for the subject term and look at their Scope Note(s).

Option 2:  Subject headings will also be assigned subheadings. Subheadings allow you to find articles about a certain aspect of a subject heading. Search for your topic (e.g. Diabetes), then select the following subheadings if available:

  • epidemiology
  • mortality
  • statistics and numerical data

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Option 1:  Search for your topic (eg. Diabetes), then also include these suggested subject headings:

Biostatistics Mortality
Cancer statistics Prevalence
Epidemiological data Statistics
Health statistics Statistics as topic
Incidence Survival
Morbidity Vital statistics

 

If you are unsure of the kind of articles indexed with these subject headings, search for the subject term and look at their Scope Note(s).

Option 2:  Subject headings will also be assigned subheadings. Subheadings allow you to find articles about a certain aspect of a subject heading. Search for your topic (e.g. Diabetes), then select the subheading epidemiology, if available.

 

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