STATS check

Our volunteer statisticians across the U.S. have helped hundreds of journalists analyze data and statistics on deadline.

Just fill out the form below. It’s free.

“We can be better reporters if we understand how the best statisticians—the best figurers—figure.”
Victor Cohn, News & Numbers (1989)

Want to know how to make sense of the data behind a new study?

Use data to tell a story?

Make sure you’ve analyzed the data in your story correctly?

Just drop us a line explaining what you’re looking for; give us a reasonable deadline; and we’ll respond—usually within 24 hours.


This service is to help journalists analyze data and statistics; it does not provide answers to questions like “how many people were struck by lightning in Florida last year?”

We also can’t help you with your homework—sorry!


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