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Statistics is the study of numerical data.


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Statistics is the study of numerical data.


Dr. Thomas Namey
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What are the statistics regarding women and health insurance?

What are the statistics regarding women and health insurance?

What do you want?: Women have better insurance rates than men: ;ive longer, more regularly see a doctor, and will be seen sooner for a serious problem, compared with men. Only downside: more obesity and more overweight women than men. This is average, and does not apply to a person with serious pre-existing conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Where can I find statistics for foodborne illnesses in the u.S. ?

CDC Food Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/diseases/ the cdc food safety office http://www.Foodsafety.Gov/. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Woods
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I need statistics on aspergers syndrome. How many people have it (children, young adults, adults). ?

I need statistics on aspergers syndrome. How many people have it (children, young adults, adults). ?

Not Well Established: The prevalence of asperger syndrome (as) is not well established. Experts estimate that as many as 1 in 88 children age 8 will have an autism spectrum disorder. No studies have yet been conducted to determine the incidence of asperger syndrome in adult populations, but studies of children with the disorder suggest that their problems with socialization and communication continue into adulthood. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
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What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

A number: Of organizations do statistical analyses, but the national institute of mental healh is likely what you are looking for. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Noga
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What are the statistics for the survival of lymphoma?

What are the statistics for the survival of lymphoma?

Depends on type: An aggressive lymphoma can actually be cured in many cases but the more slow growing indolent lymphomas have high remission rates but are currently incurable. The above pertains to non-hodgkin lymphoma. Hodgkin lymphoma is almost totally curable in its early stages but less so if more advanced. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Are there any statistics on magazines that contribute to men's eating disorders?

Are there any statistics on magazines that contribute to men's eating disorders?

No stats yet, but: Many articles are pointing the finger at the advertizing industry. The increase in male "ideal" skinny models in magazines seems to be leading to increased numbers of men seeking treatment. Here's a good article about this phenomenon: http://life.Nationalpost.Com/2013/01/21/anorexia-hitting-men-increasingly-hard-one-in-three-cases-in-new-study-is-male/. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Heston
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Where can I find health statistics online?

Try this: Here's a series of websites to get you started, included who, cdc, and kaiser information. http://goo.gl/wkq2j. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
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How do the public and world health organisations make use of health statistics?

Evaluate & Monitor: The underpinning of public health is the application of interventions to reduce the burden of disease. Health statistics provide a baseline measure from which the efficacy of an intervention can be ascertained. For example, enumerating the prevalence of malaria before and after the use of mosquito nets demonstrates their efficacy. The same is true for vaccines, treatments and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What is the statistics of hodgkin's disease?

What is the statistics of hodgkin's disease?

Depends: There are many different statistics for hodgkin lymphoma. There are approximately 9, 000 cases diagnosed each year in the U.S., and of those approximately 1, 200 will die from the disease. Here are more data on the statistics: http://seer.Cancer.Gov/statfacts/html/hodg.Html. ...Read more

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