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Use this guide to find some resources for finding and using statistical datasets for OPMT 600
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More Statistical Resources
See our Statistical Resources Guide for many more data sources.
General Social Survey
The GSS contains a standard 'core' of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest. Create an extract, and then select a delimited or Excel format to download the data, and use an unzipping utility to open the zipped file. Spreadsheets will include the data, labels, and codes for your download.
IPUMS: Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
Census and survey microdata from U.S. and international sources, integrated across time and space. Covers demographic, economic, social, health, and education issues. University of Minnesota.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
ICPSR houses the world's largest archive of social science data sets; coverage includes data for criminal justice, demography, economics, education, foreign policy, gerontology, history, law, political science, public health, and sociology. Also includes extensive learning modules on statistical analysis for faculty use in courses. Register for a (free) account using your UST email address to download data sets. UST's membership provides 50% discounts on their summer statistics course catalog.
Use SimplyAnalytics to create datasets using thousands of demographic, business, and marketing data variables for the U.S. Create extracts by city, county, or zip code to make a larger dataset. Create a free personal account to save your work. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
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