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Human Services & Rehabilitation Related Statistics
The purpose of the Disability Statistics Center is to produce and disseminate statistical information on disability and the status of people with disabilities in American society and to establish and monitor indicators about how conditions are changing over time to meet their health, housing, economic and social needs.
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
HHS is the federal government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. This site provides access to HHS’ wide variety of tasks and services, including research, public health, food and drug safety, grants and other funding, and health insurance.
Provides statistics from over 100 government agencies. Options for searching are to use: the Topics A-Z for a listing of topics, sort by geographical area, sort by e-books, or by the specific agency.
The U.S. Government’s official search engine. It is a comprehensive, searchable index of about 50 million pages from federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal websites.
US Census Bureau
Information on people, households, economic indicators, foreign trade, education, religion, and other specifics.
Cancer Facts and Figures
A unique feature of these publications is their projections of the number of cancer cases and deaths expected in each state and in the nation in the current year. Each edition of Cancer Facts & Figures includes a Special Section of in-depth focus on a specific cancer or group of cancers.
Local and State Stats
MA Department of Public Health
This site provides a significant number of resources for consumers and health care providers on a wide range of health issues, such as family services, disability services and health insurance.
MA Rehabilitation Commission
The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) assists individuals with disabilities to live and work independently. This site provides information and resources for consumers and health care providers.
Books for Statistics
Vital Statistics of the United States 2010 by
Call Number: e-book
Publication Date: 2010
This is an all-in-one resource for key statistics on births, deaths, life expectancy, and marriage and divorce in the U.S. These important data include both current and historical statistics going as far back as 1940, with details by state and metropolitan areas, and comparisons to foreign countries. Tables, graphs, explanatory text, trends and analyses are included.
Statistical Yearbook by
Call Number: REF HA12.5 .U63
Publication Date: 2010
International stats from the UN.
Newest edition available online at https://unstats.un.org/unsd/publications/statistical-yearbook/