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A few things to consider when looking for statistics

Depending on your subject area, finding useful statistics can be very challenging. Here are a few things to think about when trying to find a statistic:

Demographic and Lifestyle Statistics

Opinion Polls

Use the following sources to measure the public's pulse.

General Statistical Databases

US Government Statistics

Statistics, Data, and Public Records for NYC