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Resources for Librarians

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) compiles statistical information that is used in research by a broad audience including health professionals, policy makers, physicians, health providers, and students. This page gathers important sources of information found on the NCHS website that librarians can use to catalogue the wealth of publications and data access tools NCHS offers.


Publications and Information Products

Information on the country’s health is constantly changing. Over the years, NCHS has been instrumental in monitoring important changes in health trends. Each year, NCHS distributes hundreds of reports and other publications in a variety of formats, both electronic and hard copy.


Data and Statistics by Topic

NCHS provides a number of resources for quick access to statistics on important public health topics.