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Physical Therapy

Guide to locating research evidence and tools for Physical Therapy students and faculty.

Data vs. Statistics

When searching for health data or statistics, consider the difference:

As noted in the MSU Libraries LibGuide STT 200 Statistical Methods: What is Data?, "Data is the raw information from which statistics are created. Put in the reverse, statistics provide an interpretation and summary of data."

For additional resources and tips for locating data or statistics related to health topics, visit the Health Data & Statistics Research Guide.

Sources for Data and Statistics