SOWK 546: The Science of Social Work: Demographics, Data & Statistics for Social Work

Research guide for students in the course SOWK 546. Introduction to the role of scientific inquiry in advancing social work goals.

Finding, Using and Managing Data

Finding Statistics and Data

Data is the raw information that is analyzed to create statistics, or interpreted data. Data can be numerical, or qualitative (interviews, opinion data, etc). 

International/Global Data and Statistics

Finding Community Demographics

View the videos below for more info on how to use social explorer. 

Open and Free Data

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