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Statistics are useful when researching nutrition. They answer questions of "How many?” or “How much?” and show changes over time. Some important statistical sources for nutrition are listed below.
Massachusetts Population Health Statistics
Provides health status, demographic, and disease risk factor information for program planning and policy development.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , is the nation’s medical research agency.
National Center for Health Statistics
America's principal health statistics agency.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Health statistics based on race, ethnicity, immigrant status, disability, sex, gender, or geography.