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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 site:.gov. Sometimes you can also use the word stats or statistics to narrow the search.

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

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 (https://www.usa.gov/statistics):

Pew Hispanic Center

Selected Books