National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), National Science Foundation
Science indicators, 1973-1986. National Science Board, National Science Foundation
HOLLIS Record - Baker Business | Stacks -- Serials | 7369600
- Cabot Science | Harvard Depository | Q172.5.S34 S34
Characteristics of doctoral scientists and engineers in the United States. Detailed statistical tables. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation, [1981?]-1999.
Issues for 1993- are online
Earlier: Microforms (Lamont> | NS 1.22:D 65
Historical statistics of the United States, Search Diseases. For Polio, In table, jump to Bd455
Abstracts the more extensive information in:
- Weekly health index, 1930-1941
- Weekly mortality index, 1941-1952
- MMWR : Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 1952-
- MMWR : Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 1982-2018
- Supplements, 1985-2015
- MMWR: Summary of Notifiable Infectious Diseases 1993-2016-
- Vital Statistics of the United States, 1898-
Development described in:
Health Statistics in Historical Perspective, by John M. Eyler. IN: Health Statistics: Shaping policy and practice to improve the population's health, ed. by Daniel J. Friedman, Edward L. Hunter, and R. Gibson Parrish. 2005, 536 pp.
HOLLIS Record with Online Version
Statistics Sources: Health Sciences (University of Washington)
Statehealthfacts.org (Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation)
Health and Vital Statistics (Univ. of Chicago Library)
A. D. Cliff, P. Haggett, and M. Smallman-Raynor's. Deciphering global epidemics: analytical approaches to the disease records of world cities, 1888-1912 (1998) has appendices which discuss international and national data sources and epidemiological agencies. Photocopies of appendices in History of Science folder in file drawer at Widener Reference Desk.