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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
108 doctors shared insights

Statistics (Overview)

Statistics is the study of numerical data.


Dr. Daniel Ziegler
108 doctors shared insights

Statistics (Overview)

Statistics is the study of numerical data.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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Epidemiologists, where can I find credible health statistics and demographic statistics?

Epidemiologists, where can I find credible health statistics and demographic statistics?

Multiple locations: Government agencies, special interest and single issue organizations, health organizations, groups, and non-profit associations have websites and may post stats. Also, depending on type you are looking for, cdc has national center for health statistics, and a faststats section on website. Also nat'l institutes of health website, nih.Gov has many. ...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