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Applied Behavior Analysis: Statistics


Autism - This excellent guide from the Health Sciences Library at George Washington University provides many statistical sources for autism spectrum disorder statistics from the U.S. and internationally.

Data & Statistics on Autism Spectrum Disorder from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

U.S. and International Mental Health Statistics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mental Health Data and Publications Links to relevant information from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the National Health Interview Survey.
Mental Health FastStats 
Quick statistics and links to tables from relevant publications and studies.  Also includes a section of related links.

National Institute of Mental Health

Statistics This page provides links to relevant resources, science news about statistics, and publications about statistics.

World Health Organization

Mental Health Evidence and Research Links to reports and publications that contain statistical information mainly related to policy and services.
Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Services Country Reports Collects essential information about mental health systems by country or region.
Project Atlas: Resources for Mental Health 
Information is mainly related to mental health services and policy. 

Permission to use links and comments kindly provided by creator Abraham Wheeler, Librarian for the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University.


U.S. and International Statistics

Virginia Statistics

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services is the state'public mental health, developmental, disability, and substance use disorder services system.

Commonwealth Data Point, an interactive guide to Virginia statistical data. 

Demographics Research Group, from the Wheldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, produces the official annual population estimates for Virginia and its localities and conducts practical and policy-oriented analysis of census and demographic data.

StatChat, a blog maintained by the UVA Demographics Research Group. StatChat addresses topics in population trends, economics, human geography, politics, Census Bureau and other federal agencies' data releases, or other interesting sources of demographic information.

VirginiaHome Town Locator, also known as the Virginia Gazetteer. A source for maps and other statistical information for Virginia counties, districts, municipalities, and more.