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Grant Writing Resources: Statistical Resources

Resources on proposal writing and funding.

CU Databases

Women's Health
               Resource on women’s health topics: pregnancy, body image, HIV/AIDS, girls health, heart health, menopause, mental health, quitting smoking, and 
               domestic violence.
State Data Center
The site includes population, economic, and income data as well as county profiles and rankings.
State Demographics
Provides state, county, and municipal population estimates and projections by year, age, race, and sex.

Free Federal Statistical Sites

U.S. Bureau of the Census

A great source of statistical data on the population of the US.  Includes demographic, educational, housing, and financial data broken down by Census track, block, or block group, zip code, congressional district, state, region, or national.

U.S. Department of Labor

A resource for statistics on labor, economics, and health and safety issues.

Provides access to statistics generated by a vareity of federal agencies.

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, or the Forum, is a working group of Federal agencies that collect, analyze, and report data on issues related to children and families. The Forum has partners from 22 Federal agencies as well as partners in private research organizations.

National Center for Education Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

National Center for Health Statistics

The National Center for Health Statistics' website, a rich source of information about America's health.


DataFerrett is a unique data mining and extraction tool that allows you to select a databasket full of variables and then recode those variables as you need. You can then develop and customize tables. Selecting your results in your table you can create a chart or graph for a visual presentation into an html page. Save your data in the databasket and save your table for continued reuse.

Curriculum Materials/Media Librarian

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LaKeshia Darden
Wiggins Memorial Library
Office: Third floor, Rm 310.
CMMC Research Assistance Desk: 910-893-1595
Website Skype Contact: CMMC Wiggins Library