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Health Statistics

A source for research and instructions for finding and using health statistics.

Subject Guide

Melissa Helwig
Contact:
W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library

Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

5850 College Street

Halifax, NS

Phone: 902.494.1338

Nursing

Ann Barrett
Contact:
W. K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library, Tupper Medical Building

5850 College Street

Halifax, NS

Phone: 902-494-1649

Ann.Barrett@Dal.ca
Website / Blog Page

Featured resource

Database of Online Health Statistics

 

From the Institute of Health Economics in Alberta, "the Database of Online Health Statistics provides quick and easy access to freely available web-based statistics generated by national and global agencies and research groups." Browse by geographical area or health topic or use the search box at the bottom left of the screen to find what you need.

 

Tips for getting started

What are you looking for?

Nova Scotia data or statistics

Provinces tab-> Nova Scotia-> District Health Authority Websites

Provinces tab-> Nova Scotia-> Registries

Home page-> Quick links-> Nova Scotia Community Counts

Canadian statistics

Home page-> Quick Links -> Canada at a Glance 2010

Home page -> Quick Links -> Health Canada

Home page-> Quick Links-> Statistics Canada

Canada tab

Census

Home page-> Quick Links -> Statistics Canada

Census tab

Reports

Search tips tab-> Databases-> Canadian Electronic Library

Home page-> Quick Links -> Canadian Institute for Health Information

Home page -> Quick Links -> Fraser Institute

Provinces tab-> Nova Scotia-> Selected reports

Home page-> Quick Links-> Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Annual Reports

Home page-> Quick Links-> Nova Scotia Department of Health Reports

Journal articles

Search Tips tab-> Databases-> PubMed