UNST 228e Families & Society - Mosier: Statistics

Why Use Statistics?

Statistics are a great way to provide concrete evidence of a trend, or make a theoretical argument tangible.  If you are looking for a quick number, you will want a statistic.  Statistics provide an interpretation and summary of collected data.  Statistics can come from many different places, such as the government and non-profit organizations.  

Finding Statistics

Find Statistics from the Library and the Web

PSU Library Databases for Statistics

Recommended Websites for Statistics