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Archival data samples and resources
The first place to look for archival data should be at the local Department of Public
Health. The DPH should have statistics on STDs, drug use, pregnancies and other
California Department of Health Services
Center for Health Statistics
304 S Street, Third Floor
P. O. Box 942732
Sacramento, CA 94234-7320
National Center for Health Statistics
6525 Belcrest Road
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Their web site contains FASTATS, a quick guide to a number of health-related statistics.
A web site that links to a host of federal statistics listed by region, such as health
education, crime and economic statistics.
US Census Bureau
This web site lists not only population, but health, economic status, and many other
statistics, with interactive maps and diagrams. Good for writing reports or presentations.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Division on HIV/AIDS Prevention
This web site has basic HIV/AIDS statistics for the US (not broken down into state or
region) as well as copies of CDC slides that provide charts and graphs of US AIDS trends
among different populations.