Try the search strategies outlined below when you are looking for articles from library databases.
Note: This search strategy will not help you find all statistics on a topic; sometimes statistics are buried within other articles that are not found using the search term"statistics."
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Statistics are often found inside books and articles, namely, in the graphs, charts, and diagrams within them.
The image of the graph below is from a CQ Research report and is but one example of how you can locate find statistical information in larger information sources.
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Image Source: Mantel, B. (2010, April 2). Breast cancer. CQ Researcher, 20, 289-312. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com
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Consider the links below, organized by topic.
Explore for relevant stats.
For more help locating statistics, see the Statistics Research Guide (link below)