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Spark 001 (Contreras): How Do I Find Statistics?

Spark Seminar: The Border and Chicana/o Texts

Finding Statistics

Many statistics are available online. Sometimes it is useful to narrow to government sites with Sometimes you can also use the word stats or statistics to narrow the search.

Example: (Hispanic OR Latino) AND "mental health" stats

The first result is from the Office of Minority Health.

US Census

Public Opinion Polls

Methods 101: Random Sampling

Pew Research Center, 2:25

US Government Statistical Agencies

These federal agency programs collect, analyze, and disseminate statistical data and information (

Pew Hispanic Center

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