National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), National Science Foundation

Science & engineering indicators, 1987- .
Available online 1993- .
HOLLIS Record for earlier volumes

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

Women in Science and Engineering Statistics


Historical statistics of the United States, Search Diseases.  For Polio, In table, jump to Bd455

Abstracts the more extensive information in:

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

Vital statistics rates in the United States, 1900-1940, by Forrest E. Linder, and Robert D. Grove; prepared under the supervision of Halbert L. Dunn. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1947, 1051 p. 
HOLLIS Record GovDocs 
HOLLIS Record  Countway 
HOLLIS Record  Baker, Widener, GovDocs 
HathiTrust Online Version
--Extensive treatment of mortality by disease, White and Non-white distinguished 

Vital statistics rates in the United States, 1940-1960, by Robert D. Grove and Alice M. Hetzel. Washington, U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, 1968, 881 p.
HathiTrust Online Version

Annuaire international de statistique, 1916-1921.
Vols 1-8 (1916-1921) full text in HathiTrust

Continued by Aperçu de la démographie de divers pays du monde, 1922-1939 (5 v.) 

Birth, death (includes causes of deaths by disease), marriage, divorce.

Statistics Sources: Health Sciences (University of Washington) (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.