There are a wide variety of resources available to help you understand and use the Data Bank. Whether you are a new user that wants to learn the basics, a returning user in need of a quick answer, or simply looking to understand a topic on a deeper level, there are resources available that provide the information you need.
Where Do I Start?
Whatever your starting point, whatever your question, the following additional resources can help you find the information you need. However, if after reviewing these resources you still cannot find the answer, contact the Customer Service Center.
- The Data Bank glossary is the best place for clarification of terms and definitions.
- Legislation and regulations provide information you can use to learn more about the policies that govern the Data Bank and the changes that affect you or your organization.
- Whether performing a statistical analysis or gathering more information about the Data Bank, statistical data is available in the Public Use Data File, summary reports, and annual reports.