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?
I have a statistics question about ranked lists. This is not a homework question. [more inside]
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. [more inside]
Calling geographers: has anyone applied the idea of topological prominence to population density? [more inside]
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)
Please provide me with an *effective*, and statistically sound, table/chart listing suggested sample size guidance for associated population size [more inside]
How does statistical analysis differ when analyzing the entire population rather than a sample? [more inside]
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?) [more inside]
Where can I find the population of US states in 1995? [more inside]
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. [more inside]
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?