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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Statistics (Overview)

Statistics is the study of numerical data.


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Where can I find statistics about childhood leukemia for the u.S?

Where can I find statistics about childhood leukemia for the u.S?

Seer database or ACS: The seer database is available online and publishes all this data. The leukemia and lymphoma society and american cancer society. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Statistics (Overview)

Statistics is the study of numerical data.


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Why do they collect health statistics?

Why do they collect health statistics?

Improve populations: Health statistics help identify areas needing attention and improvement. They are primarily used to help improve the entire population, rather than a specific individual. However, ultimately the public health measures implemented do help individuals so they are important to all of us. They can help identify the emergence of an epidemic and help localize the potential causes. ...Read more

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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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Where can you 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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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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Surprising or interesting health statistics/facts?

Probably many: To me there are two very interesting facts. 1. Despite the highest outlay of any country, the usa ranks about 40th on average in most health parameters around the world 2. Despite religious underpinnings, the so called "red states" have higher percentages of health problems like obesity, alcoholism, etc. ...Read more

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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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Statistics of smokers vs non smokers who get osteoporosis?

Statistics of smokers vs non smokers who get osteoporosis?

High: Smokers are almost 12 times more likely than nonsmokers to get osteoporosis. See table 3 in this article ( http://goo.Gl/6vo1x ) and look at the likelihood ratio. The odds ratio is different, meaning that out of everyone with osteoporosis, the odds are greater than 3 to 1 that you will also be a smoker. ...Read more

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Where do I find health statistics for each state and town?

Kaiser Family: One good resource is the kaiser family for state facts: http://goo.Gl/4ex1s . Another good resource for county statistics is http://www.Countyhealthrankings.Org/. ...Read more