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Federal Statistical Research Data Centers

A branch of the Texas Research Data Center, the UT Austin lab provides researchers in the central Texas area with approved projects a secure research environment to access federal statistical data. It is located in the Population Research Center within the CLA building on the University of Texas – Austin Campus. It is supported by the Office of the Vice President for ResearchCollege of Liberal Arts, Population Research Center, Department of EconomicsMcCombs School of Business, and the Population Health Initiative.

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Google Search for Gov Stats

To quickly search for government statistics online, try a Google site search that only returns ".gov" results. For instance, if you are researching childhood obesity, try a Google search like this:

childhood obesity statistics site:gov

Use any URL suffix to limit to that type of website. 

.edu
.org
.mil

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