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CTSA - Community Engagement: Using Statistics

NLM - Finding and Using Health Statistics

National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine hosts a free online course in how to find and use health statistics.  Click on the NLM logo to enter the course page.

Statistics Resources

STATS - a collaborative project between Sense about Science and the American Statistical Association to improve statistical literacy among journalists, academic journal editors, and researchers.

Statistics Help for Journalists - an introductory guide for understanding statistics written specifically for writers but offers good definitions and guidelines for anyone.

Using Data and Statistics - a basic guide to some common statistical tools from

Using Statistics - a simple guide from Connecticut's Capital Community College Foundation.


Data Visualization: An Introduction

Being able to communicate research findings to your audience, be they the public, research funders, or other scholars, is increasingly important for successful outcomes and new/renewed opportunities. This video provides a nice overview for those thinking about this topic.



PHP Partners

A comprehensive site with links TO and ABOUT health statistics.