## Can I find out how many LGBT youth there are in my metro area?

Any ideas on where I can find a reasonably accurate estimate of the LGBT Youth population in the St. Louis metropolitan area? I've tried several things (listed inside) but keep coming up empty.
posted by Ufez Jones on Jun 10, 2016 - 6 answers

## The amount of autistic people in the United States

If autism is diagnosed in 1 of 68 children, and there are 381 million people in the country, can I use these two facts to find out how many people in the US are autistic?
posted by motioncityshakespeare on Feb 19, 2015 - 10 answers

## Population of ranked lists

I have a statistics question about ranked lists. This is not a homework question.
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Sep 29, 2013 - 13 answers

## Who are we in the U.S., really?

Besides Central Americans, what are other countries that have major first-generation diaspora communities in the United States? India? Armenia? Cambodia? Other Asian countries? Just wild guesses here.
posted by metajc on May 16, 2012 - 13 answers

## Identifying urban centers using an algorithm based on topological prominence

Calling geographers: has anyone applied the idea of topological prominence to population density?
posted by miyabo on Apr 27, 2012 - 7 answers

## How does my health fit with the rest of the population?

Are there any websites/services out there where I can enter health/medical data about myself (height, weight, short medical history, etc) and statistical information from the general population would come up? (ie 30% of the people with your BMI and ethnicity have XYZ disease)
posted by JiffyQ on Mar 3, 2011 - 3 answers

## Help me sample accurately!

Please provide me with an *effective*, and statistically sound, table/chart listing suggested sample size guidance for associated population size
posted by thankyoumuchly on Jan 14, 2010 - 11 answers

## Statistics on the entire population

How does statistical analysis differ when analyzing the entire population rather than a sample?
posted by jedicus on May 22, 2009 - 9 answers

## births, deaths and time

Are global birth and death rates roughly consistent over the course of a day/month/year? (Are there are any clear patterns of daily or seasonal spikes?)
posted by kalapierson on Apr 30, 2009 - 5 answers

## Census information for US, circa 1995?

Where can I find the population of US states in 1995?
posted by Phire on Nov 13, 2008 - 6 answers

## How do I figure out mortality statistics for people born in 1890?

I'm trying to figure out what percentage of people born in 1890 were still alive in 1920 and then 1950 and so on, until we can say for certain that every person born in 1890 is 100 percent definitely dead. I've looked at the 1890 and 1920 census, but they don't have mortality tables.
posted by melodykramer on Apr 22, 2008 - 12 answers

## Can anyone recommend a good book on US demographics?

Can anyone recommend a good book on US demographics? Ideally, I'd like an overview of major demographic trends, with engaging vignettes demonstrating the impact on individual communities etc etc. I'm especially interested in the geography / demographics intersection - how is the population distribution changing? Who's going where?
posted by lbergstr on Aug 15, 2004 - 9 answers

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