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Demographic Yearbook.

(New York [etc.] Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office, United Nations.)
McNichols Campus Library
HA 36 .D4

Most current volume at the Reference Desk Contains detailed statistics on all aspects of demographics, families and households worldwide. Data comes from several specialized divisions of the U.N.

Dictionary of statistics and methodology : a nontechnical guide for the social sciences

(Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1993)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HA 17 .V64

Defines, in non-technical language, approximately 2,000 basic terms related to statistics and research methodology in the social and behavioral sciences.

Finding Statistics Online: How to Locate the Elusive Numbers You Need

(Medford, NJ : Information Today, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HA 33.5 .B47 1998

Lists sources of online statistics for general and specialized topics/fields. Sources listed include government agencies, international organizations, business and industry; public opinion organizations, universities, etc. Following the directory listings are sections on general online search tips, a glossary of statistical terms and a bibliography.

Growing up in America : an atlas of youth in the USA

(New York : Macmillan Library Reference ; London : Prentice Hall International, 1997.)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HB 1323 .C52 U649

Includes, tables, graphs, maps and essays covering statistics and issues related to the study of children in the United States, such as: demographics; poverty; health; education; and criminal justice.

Historical Statistics of the United States: colonial times to 1970

McNichols Campus Library
REF HA 202 .A385 1975 (Reference Desk)

Presents tables of U.S. statistics on a wide variety of subjects, including populatin, vital statistics and health, social statistics, labor, education, migration, income and expenses, and more. Some of the comparative data extends from the colonial period to 1970, but many of the tables present figures reflecting the period 1940-1970.

Racial and ethnic diversity : Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Whites

(Ithaca, N.Y. : New Strategist Publications, c2000)
McNichols Campus Library
E 184 .A1 R78

A statistical compendium providing data for the named ethnic groups relating to housing, education, health, income, labor, population, spending and wealth.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

(Bureau of Census)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HA 202 .U58 1999 (Reference Desk)

Presents summary statistics on the political, social and economic organization of the U.S. Also serves as a guide to other statistical publications and sources.

Statistical yearbook = Annuaire statistique

([Paris : Unesco], 1964)
McNichols Campus Library
AZ 361 .U45

Contains detailed statistical tables on a broad range of topics worldwide; data is collected from many U.N. branches and other international organizations.

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