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Health Statistics & Data: Using Statistics

A Data Biography

The idea of a data biography comes from the We All Count project for equity in data science. For any datasets you use, ask these questions:

  • Who:
    • Who collected the data?
    • Who owns the data?
  • How:
    • The methods behind the data collection design and process?
  • Where:
    • In what locations was the data collected?
    • Where is the data stored?
  • Why:
    • For what purpose was the data collected?
  • When:
    • When was the data collected?

Websites

Statistical Reference Works

Statistics Help @UCB

Books